March 12, 2014 — by Rev. Mateen Elass

Going With The Flow Of The Spirit


Leaving space for God to work

What’s the right formula for detailed, advanced planning versus spontaneous, “go with the flow of the Spirit” when it comes to ministry? I certainly don’t know, but I do know when both dovetail harmoniously, breathtaking things happen.

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March 4, 2014 — by Anna Kent

And There Was Joy: Lessons From Nehemiah


Joy admist the weeping

Lately, I've been hanging out with my biblical boyfriend, Nehemiah. His name keeps popping up in various circles, but I've especially enjoyed spending time with him during a small group bible study. So often, Nehemiah gets examined during a church's capital campaign or in terms of leadership development. I can certainly understand why. The theme of rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem and the prayerful actions Nehemiah carries out show us the way to follow and honor God and give us an amazing portrait of faithful, wise leadership.

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