Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

What Are Apostles, and Do We Have Apostles Today? (Acts 1:12-26+)

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Because we have left the Book of Luke and are now in Acts, the position of Apostle becomes very important and very prevalent. We need to understand what apostles are, and whether or not they exist today. Answering the first question in the title, we look at 12 characteristics true of apostles as they are presented in the New Testament.

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Timeline of Truth – Moses Confronts Pharaoh (Exodus 5:1-23)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Moses makes his first visit to Pharaoh. It goes as God promises, but not as Moses expects. And Pharaoh makes it very bad for the people of Israel. They complain to Moses, and Moses complains to God.

Timeline of Truth – God Calls Moses to Lead – Part 2 (Exodus 4:1-17)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

God continues to answer Moses’ objections. God has chosen Moses to lead the children of Israel out of bondage in Egypt. Moses continues to throw out reasons why he think God is making a mistake. God doesn’t take “no” for an answer.

Timeline of Truth – God Calls Moses to Lead – Part 1 (Exodus 3:1-22)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

God lets Moses learn to shepherd for FORTY YEARS. Then God stops by and gets Moses’ attention by means of a burning bush. God tells Moses, who at one time was eager to lead, that Moses was to lead Israel out of Egypt. Moses has other thoughts, and thinks God should find someone else.

Understanding Our Position: Submission and Humility (1 Peter 5:5-7)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

More from pastoral apprentice Ethan Long in the realm of leadership, following, and submission.

Home Leadership Requirements (1 Timothy 3:4-5)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

The home is a small scale example of what a church is on a larger scale. A man has to succeed in his home before he can attempt something larger.

Responsibilities to Our Leaders: Remember & Follow (Hebrews 13:7)

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Our pastoral apprentice Ethan Long presents the first of two sermons from Hebrews 13. His presentation is followed by additional comments from Pastor Kevin.

Timeline of Truth – Pharaoh Puts Joseph in Charge (Genesis 41:33-57)

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Joseph begins to live out God’s ultimate earthly plan for his life as Pharaoh puts him in charge of the most powerful nation in the world. From slave to prisoner to ruler.

Ten Imperatives of Pastoring – Part 2 (2 Tim 2:14-26)

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

We look at the last 5 imperatives given to Timothy. They impact a pastor’s vision, and inform us as well!

Ten Imperatives of Pastoring – Part 1 (2 Tim 2:1-13)

Monday, January 14th, 2013

The book of 2 Timothy was written to Timothy, a man who was saved through Paul’s ministry, and one who had served with Paul for many years. In Chapter 1, Paul writes to encourage Timothy, who seemed to be struggling with being fearful.

In Chapter 2, Paul now calls for Timothy to “man up,” “step up to the plate,” and be the leader God wants Timothy to be by giving Timothy 10 commands (actually 11, but I combine 2). Though written to a pastor of a church, these principles apply to all believers in amazing ways. This session looks at the first 5 imperatives (commands).