stan christopherson • Sermon • • 356 views
One of my favorite shows on TV is Mythbusters. On this show, they take urban legends or wives tales and try to see if they’re actually true or not. For example, most of us have probably heard that if you ever have an accident and your car ends up in the water, you’re supposed to wait until the car fills…
Timothy C Glover • Sermon • • 76 views
The Power of the Cross February 23, 2003 Scripture Reading: 1Corinthians 4 Introduction: ILLUS.: Dilbert Comic Strip, Chgo. Trib., Sun., Feb. 23 In the last three messages in 1Cor. we have seen how the cross of Jesus Christ draws us in community, instructs us, and holds us accountable as Paul challenges…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 51 views
Luke 22:24-27 And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.  And He said to them, "The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who have authority over them are called 'Benefactors.'  "But not so with you, but let him who is the greatest…
Jesus taught us again through Mark 10:35-45 God’s principle of leadership. Human beings are not created to handle the power and position they are not predestined to handle. It’s dangerous to covet the ranks and roles, and race to climb the corporate ladder because “power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” That is human nature. That’s how we are created. We do well by enjoying where we are and leading from there by serving.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 39 views
SERVICE In his book, 360 Degree Leader, John Maxwell writes, “The true measure of leaders is not the number of people who serve them but the number of people they serve.” --360 Degree Leader, 289. Illustration by Jim L. Wilson Philippians 2:3 (NKJV) “Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit,…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 32 views
SERVANT LEADERSHIP In his book, "The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make", Hans Finzel writes, "...everyone in our organization rests on my shoulders and I am at the bottom of an inverted pyramid. I spend countless hours helping others be effective by providing them the facts, the energy, the resources, the…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 29 views
In Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, Eric Metaxas writes, “The authority of a servant leader, as opposed to the authoritarianism of the mis-leader, came from God and was a leadership of serving those below oneself.” —Jim L. Wilson Metaxas, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, 269. Mark 10:42–45…
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Titus Bible Study
Thank you for listening! In this Bible Study, God shows us how important it is for the generations of the church to learn from each other, to encourage one another, and to build each other up in their walk with Jesus. Enjoy this study and share it with a friend.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 16 views
INFLUENCE In their book, "Lead Like Jesus", Blanchard and Hodges write, "Leadership is a process of influence. Anytime you seek to influence the thinking, behavior, or development of people toward accomplishing a goal in their personal or professional lives, you are taking on the role of a leader." —"Lead…
In this message, Pastor Joe tells us that bold failure leads to the opportunity of hearing, heeding, and obeying God's word and experiencing His grace and mercy!