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Five Temptations of a Pastor

Five Temptations of a Pastor

Several years ago I read Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Temptations of a CEO, a “leadership fable” about Andrew O’Brien, who is approaching his one-year anniversary as CEO of Trinity Systems. Faced with his accountability for the company’s poor fiscal results, Andrew...
Gotta Serve Somebody…

Gotta Serve Somebody…

The legendary folk/rock/pop singer Bob Dylan sang: You may be an ambassador to England or France, You may like to gamble, you might like to dance, You may be the heavyweight champion of the world, You may be a socialite with a long string of pearls. But you’re gonna...
Cultivating Humility

Cultivating Humility

1. Know the greatness of your sin and your God. John Owen said, “Two things need to humble us. First, let us consider God in His greatness, glory, holiness, power, majesty, and authority. Then, let us consider ourselves in our mean, abject, and sinful condition.” True...
Dealing Honestly with Sin

Dealing Honestly with Sin

One of the greatest Old Testament heroes was David, “a man after God’s own heart.” David was a shepherd boy turned king, and has been called the “sweet singer of Israel” because of his many songs, recorded in the Book of Psalms. Despite David’s heart for God, he was a...