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Does the choice of a church name matter?

Posted by Ron on March 1, 2014 in Blog , Christianity , Church Leadership , churches

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The choice of a church name matters only in so far as we believe Colossians 1:18b, “…that in everything he [Jesus Christ] might be preeminent.”  In the Bible, the various names of God are a revelation of His essential nature and character.  Each name reveals what God is to the core and always corresponds perfectly with His actions.  read more »

Has a leader said no to you?

Posted by Ron on May 17, 2012 in Blog , Christianity , Church Leadership , churches

Has a leader said no to you?  How do you react when a leader says no? Face it, most of us don’t take no to our ideas or agendas very well.  Our gut-level response to leaders telling us no is to feel slighted and rejected.  In other words, we tend to take no personally—way too personally!  Because we take it personally, the response is a mix of defensiveness, anger, offense, and even oppositional behavior—usually through some form of passive-resistance to leadership. read more »