Win Forever – Pete Carroll on Leadership

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Ministry is a team sport. Leadership studies for a Christian leader begin with Jesus and other leaders in the Scriptures. However, I’ve also found it helpful over the years to read more  widely about leadership from coaches as well as team leaders from others spheres of business. Pete Carroll is among the best coaches alive […]

Finding Effective Illustrations – pt. 2

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As I mentioned in my previous post, finding illustrations that illustrate a biblical truth with some precision while remaining appropriate in terms of content, length, and placement is one of the preacher’s most constant challenges. Here are some wells I draw from and I hope you’ll find some of it helpful as well: Imagery in […]

7 (Not So) Small Things that Have Blessed Our Marriage

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I’ve been asked a lot about marriage recently—especially by those with kids still at home. Perhaps it’s because it’s the summer and everyone is together with school out. Whatever the reason, marriage and family matters are a primary context in which the Gospel is lived out and shapes us on a daily basis. Few things […]