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12 Precepts: Authority
October 2, 2014
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12 Precepts: Authority

There is a tension that exists in our society today.  Maybe it has always been there, but we are smarter now. Information is easily acceptable. It is right at our finger tips. Young people today question authority. There is more faith in Wikipedia (which has proven over and over again to have false information) than […]

Introduction: Christian Education 12 Precepts
September 15, 2014
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Introduction: Christian Education 12 Precepts

Education is necessary for a culture to transmit itself across the generations. In Deuteronomy 11:18-23 (NKJV), God commands the children of Israel to educate their children. 18″Therefore you shall lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be […]

Let’s Keep It Real

Let’s Keep It Real

Like many people I am disturbed, but not surprised by what is happening in Missouri. Growing up in Houston, Texas I understood that there were certain rules that I had to follow when engaging the police. The rules applied to me, a poor African-American adolescent male, but they did not apply to some of my […]

Leading for the Long Haul

Leading for the Long Haul

One of my favorite “old-timey” songs sang in the church says, “Come go with me the journey is long, come go with me the journey is long.”  As leaders, we must lead for the long-haul.  Leadership understands that we are called to guide and prepare those who follow us, to a future destination.  We cannot […]