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26. Loyalty

Jesus paid the price of his commitment to us on the cross. Are we willing to pay the price of loyalty to Him? More aptly, why am I willing to pay the price of constancy to Christ?

June 26th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

25. Your Every Need

“God will supply every need of yours” whether it is a financial concern, effective time management, or dealing with disgruntled people. Jesus is the resource for all our needs. As faithful followers, ours is to approach Him confidently for grace and help.

June 19th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

24. Are You Leading?

Faith and leadership are more appropriately modeled through keeping sight of how to achieve God’s purposes in and out of the workplace through godly influence, using softer tones, quieter approaches and direct resolve to see the mission through. Simply acting or reacting is not necessarily an effective leadership quality.

June 12th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

23. What Say Ye?

Are you discerning God’s voice when you find yourself speaking to many, a few, or one on one? Just as Jesus spent much time in prayer and solitude with God, the basis of our responses may be proportional to the time we spend with God in study of the Scriptures.

June 5th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

21. Commander’s Intent

When faced with matters that seem insurmountable, revisit the full text of God’s mission for Moses, move ahead in faith, and walk confidently in the assurance of God’s presence in demanding circumstances. Courageously strive to fulfill His intent.

May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

20. Big-Picture Perspective

Jesus said He “did not come to destroy lives but to save them.” If one’s tendency is to write people off when there is disagreement, might this have the same effect as “commanding fire” or wishing another dead, spiritually dead that is. The gospel message is for all people and the servant leader does not withhold the message at the first sign of personal rejection.

May 15th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

19. Faith Rhythm

Faith, like any muscle, requires exercise. Faith enlarges our leadership effectiveness, enables us to achieve the mission, and makes us more capable of serving others. Those who follow your lead will note your faith in action and prayerfully glorify God.

May 8th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

18. An Actionable Plan

The leader whose commander is the Lord knows who controls his destiny. The tug of fleshly desires is weakened when I take my mind off my own interests and focus on God’s interests. When I do that, I am, in effect, denying myself.

May 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

16. Practice Makes Perfect

When I am suddenly arrested by God’s word, it becomes immediately apparent that God is commanding my attention. He is redirecting my swayed focus to sharpen or to compel me to obedience. God sometimes invades my private world because I have lost sight of Him.

April 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

15. Compliant Clay

How do you respond to shaping? I mean the kind of shaping that causes you to conform fully to the one doing the shaping. As leaders, do you reflect the positive image you desire to see in your followers?

April 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|

12. Reality Check

Where do we, in our leadership zeal, draw the line when it comes to pushing our own agenda or totally acquiescing to God’s divine plan? Are we convinced that God has a plan, or do we “head fake” God by developing our plan then devoutly asking His blessing?

March 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest Articles, LDNpodcast|
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