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Youth Worker Devotions: Kingdom Children

Matthew 18:5-6 “And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me; but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around … Continue reading

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Why I procrastinate (Part 1)

Eh, I’ll post tomorrow (part 2)

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Are You A Barney?

         Barnabas is found mostly in the book of Acts.  He bears the nickname as the “Son of Encouragement.”  We could consider Paul and Barnabas as “Batman and Robin” of the early church due to their successful … Continue reading

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Youth Worker Devotions: Be Rooted in Christ.

Col. 1:28-2:7 We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.  For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within … Continue reading

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#1 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Wife and Family is Most Important

#1- Wife/Family is Most Important In one of my first semesters at seminary, we were having a difficult time with being far away from home.  The day before a major paper is due, I saw the strain affecting our relationship … Continue reading

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#2 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Ethics > Intelligence or Passion

#2- Ethics is Greater Than (>) Intelligence or Passion I’ve learned this through the years in youth ministry and has been reinforced in my Seminary Education.  For me this is a really self-evident point and I’ve been wrestling how to … Continue reading

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#1 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Wife and Family is Most Important

#1- Wife/Family is Most Important In one of my first semesters at seminary, we were having a difficult time with being far away from home.  The day before a major paper is due, I saw the strain affecting our relationship … Continue reading

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#3-Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Biblical Exegesis and Hermeneutics are Essential to Biblical Preaching and Teaching.

Exegetical Fallacies #3- Biblical Exegesis and Hermeneutics are Essential to Biblical Preaching and Teaching. 2Tim. 4:1-5   I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his … Continue reading

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#4 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Self-Evaluation is Crucial in Ministry

#4- Self-Evaluation is Crucial in Ministry Being an honest evaluator of yourself is a key to building a solid foundation of ministry.  You need to be honest with what you are good at, what you’re not so good at, and … Continue reading

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#5 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – You Need To Own Your Own Journey

#5 – You Need To Own Your Own Journey My fifth learning goes along with my sixth.  What I mean by owning your own journey is that while faculty, staff, friends, classmates are around to help you get to a … Continue reading

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