The New You: Your Thoughts and Your Health

How do you feel today? Are you tired? Are you sick? Maybe you are feeling healthy, happy, and on top of the world. Here is something that may surprise you: how you feel has almost everything to do with how you think you feel. If you wake up in the morning thinking about how tired you are and wishing you … Read More


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Leaders Will Be Victorious

“All who are victorious will inherit all these blessings, and I will be their God, and they will be my children.” —Revelation 21:7 (NLT)


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Bill Bright on Upholding Biblical Values

“We cannot and must not sit back and let the anti-biblical world system determine the prevailing values of our day.” — William R. “Bill” Bright (October 19, 1921 – July 19, 2003) was an American evangelist and Christian leader. His influence spanned the last half of the 20th century and extended into the new millennium. His most notable contributions to … Read More


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Four Principles for a Powerful Prayer Life, from Christianity Today

One of the most defining moments in my life occurred late one evening in a restaurant. I was having dinner with my friend and his father, a pastor whom I admired deeply. As I listened to this man share his wisdom with us, I was even more encouraged to go deeper with God. Before we left the restaurant, I was … Read More


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Join Me on a Life-Changing Tour to the Holy Land in 2020 

Follow in the footsteps of Jesus…I’m leading a 10-day VIP trip to the Holy Land on May 18-27, 2020 — and would love for you to join me! This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to experience first-hand the sights and sounds that we read and teach about in Scripture. I have served in ministry for more than 25 years and made several trips to the … Read More


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Managing Your Time: Develop a Top Six List

Developing a Top Six list ties into planning your day before it starts. Whether you are a list maker by nature or not, creating a to-do list of what you need to get done every day is an important part of good time management. But don’t stop there. After you make your list, identify and rank the six most important … Read More


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How to Run Meetings Renegade Style

As a renegade pastor, you can learn to conduct meetings that are positive experiences. They still may not be particularly fun and exciting; that’s just the nature of meetings. But they can be organized, productive, and beneficial to everyone involved. Here are five keys to making meetings better: Decide whether the meeting is even necessary. Too many meetings don’t need … Read More


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Sidestepping Stress: The Stress-Health Connection

Walking in the fullness of the new you goes beyond eating well, exercising, and getting enough rest. To achieve and maintain true health, you also have to learn to handle the stress in your life. Otherwise, it will derail your other efforts, keeping you overweight, sick, emotionally bound, and quite possibly taking you to an early grave. When you begin … Read More


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Leaders Train for Godliness

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” — 1 Timothy 4:8 (NLT)


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Bill Bright on Life with God

“With God life is an endless hope. Without God, life is a hopeless end.” — William R. “Bill” Bright (October 19, 1921 – July 19, 2003) was an American evangelist and Christian leader. His influence spanned the last half of the 20th century and extended into the new millennium. His most notable contributions to Christianity include being the founder of … Read More


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