Monday, January 10th, 2022

The Greek term translated church throughout the New Testament is ekklesia. What you may not know is that it was not a religious term. It could refer to any group of people called to gather for civic purposes. An ekklesia, then, is simply a gathering, or an assembly, of people called out for a specific purpose. What ekklesia do you gather with, and for what purpose?… Read the rest

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

Beginning empty-handed and alone frightens the best of men. It also speaks volumes of just how sure they are that God is with them. Sometimes we spend a great deal of time waiting – thinking that when we have the right manpower and the right resources we will be ready to pull the trigger – yet all the while missing opportunities.… Read the rest

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “You must be the change you wish to see.” People will listen to your words, but will follow your life. A dream is not merely something you believe is possible, but something you invest your entire life in. You really cannot ask others to give to something you’re not willing to die for.… Read the rest

Sunday, January 2nd, 2022

Nothing gets better unless you get better. Self-improvement and personal growth are the keys to effective leadership. Jesus invited us “to love our neighbor as ourselves” (Matthew 22:39). As we take care of ourselves, we automatically take care of others. So pride yourself on cultivating your own soil – and the harvest WILL follow.… Read the rest

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

Make tomorrow a little bit better than today. Too often we spend our time trying to make those quantum leaps, but true impact happens over time. So learn to take the small and simple steps toward improvement, for over time you will discover you’re a long way from where you began and won’t be as tired.… Read the rest