The Fishbowl and Your Pastor

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”  Anon. “A true and safe leader is likely to be one who has no desire to lead, but is forced into a position of leadership by the inward pressure of the Holy Spirit and the press of the external situation.”  A.W.Continue reading “The Fishbowl and Your Pastor”

A Pastor’s Transformation

Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured left) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service, only 3 people out ofContinue reading “A Pastor’s Transformation”

Words of Hope for a Baby Born Blind

Anophthalmia–the condition of being born with no eye tissue–affects about 30 out of 100,000 babies, leaving them irrevocably blind. This is the letter that a pastor wrote to a Christian couple confronted with this tragic reality. R  Dear John and Diane, Last night, as I prayed with Noel, you were heavy on my mind. IContinue reading “Words of Hope for a Baby Born Blind”

The One Percent Solution

“If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it?  And when he has found it, he will joyfully carry it home on his shoulders.”Continue reading “The One Percent Solution”