Category: Guest Blogger

Devotions for Congregations Preparing to Call A Pastor

For Guidance in the Pastoral Call Process By Phil Bandy  Samuel 16:6-13- Monday When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord’s anointed stands here before the Lord.”  7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his…

Are You All In?

Teachers you serve the children with the same willingness and joy that the widow had as she quietly brought forward her mite.

A Story of Transformation

Friendship House MSU predominantly serves International visiting scholars, graduate students, Ph.D. students, post-­‐doctoral students and their family members. One who arrived from China about a year ago was a student with an intense curiosity about Christianity. She attended all of our Bible studies, as…

The Secret Sustaining the Reformation

This is one the best post I have read on the Protestant Reformation.

The Power of Building Relationships

One trip to the Cook County Juvenile Boot Camp.

Learning to Manage A Crisis

A crisis triggers the “fight or flight” response. Some leaders want to immediately dive into damage control.

Running with a Friend

Because we are never alone

Its a Beautiful Life

Annette Leeann Flores

Let There Be Light

Ideas of Light that Penetrate the Ideas of Darkness (To read this blog in context, readers should start at the earliest date of a series)

Radical Discipleship

A Joint Project of Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries and Word & World

Leadfromthecross

Think Different, Lead Different, Impact Differently

Walk by Faith

Steps in Obedience

Ansonia's Alabaster Box

Christian devotional that is the result of life lived for Jesus Christ