Pastoral Backstory – May 12th, 2016
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Pastoral Backstory – May 12th, 2016

    May 12th, 2016 So there was probably a time in your childhood when you played that game known as “telephone.” You’d sit in a circle and someone would begin by whispering a sentence into the ear of the person beside them. Then one by one the message would travel around the circle, each receiver then becoming a sender, all in hopes that the message originally sent would make its way fully intact to the...

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Learn how to bring wisdom to bear
Apr03

Learn how to bring wisdom to bear

When Paul says his aim in ministry includes “warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ,” (Col 1:28), it’s tempting to think that kind of interest and intentionality in the lives of others is reserved for those in leadership. But when Paul exhorts all believers to “teach and admonish one another in all wisdom” (Col 3:28) he employs the same two...

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