We are very busy people. It is of utmost importance that we learn time management—that we live a structured and disciplined life to accomplish all that the Holy Spirit has called and anointed us to do. We must resist the urgent and set priorities to live by.
I just read an article on the tyranny of the urgent. The background of this thought is that we don’t seem to have enough time to do all we need to do in our work day. It has been often said, “I wish there were thirty ho
We started recovery and rebuild of flooded churches and homes in South Louisiana on Monday, August 15th. Sixteen days of hard labor, sweat, tears and joy happened. Marvelous Mary and I are fervently involved, facilitating work crews and doing the work. We have learned to suffer with those who suffer and to bring hope and help. What a privilege and a joy!
I have been sending you flood recovery updates. Just a few more comments: Our of state crews are
March 22, 2016, I emailed you a letter of encouragement and asked you to email me your vision. The scripture exhorts you to write your vision on a tablet so your people can read it and run with it. Your congregation needs to know where the bus is going and they need to hear it often. In regards to the success of a local church in reaching a lost and suffering generation, Mark Batterson shared that it took him five years to grow from 19 to 250. He listed seven lessons that he
May 19-21, I was in a NRP Regional Pastors Meeting where various aspects of vision was shared by some of our key leaders. I wish all of you could have been with us; life changing with God’s insight of vision for success. Briefly, I am going to share four truths of vision needed to have a healthy growing church. First, “vision is a prophetic revelation,”--Rick Paladin. You must see what God is saying to you and for your local church. During my season as lead pastor, I would ta