Companions in Christ: What God Says About Close Friends

God created us to have close relationships. When we don’t have these close relationships, we are actually living out of step with the way God created us. The great people of God had companions, almost without exception. (The ones who didn’t often found themselves in trouble.) We could start with Adam and Eve. Moses had Aaron as his companion. The … Read More


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Wiersbe on Trusting in God

“Trusting God means thinking and acting according to God’s word in spite of circumstances, feelings, or consequences.” – Warren W. Wiersbe (May 16, 1929 – May 2, 2019), American pastor, Bible teacher, author and conference speaker


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Zero Distractions: How to Work in Blocks of Time

Pastors wear so many hats–preacher, counselor, human resources manager, maybe even plumber–that it may seem impossible at first to group similar tasks into blocks of time. Many of us are so accustomed to jumping from one activity to another that it would be hard to break the cycle. But for renegade pastors, working in blocks of time is a great … Read More


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Hudson Taylor on the Importance of Praying While Working

“I have seen many men work without praying, though I have never seen any good come out of it; but I have never seen a man pray without working.” — James Hudson Taylor (May 21, 1832 – June 3, 1905) was a pioneer in reaching the unreached for Christ. He was unlike any other missionary of the 19th century (or … Read More


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