Parts - A Wrap Up of Gifts  -  Part 9

Parts – A Wrap Up of Gifts – Part 9

  “ In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well. So if God has given you the ability to prophesy, speak out with as much faith as God has given you. If your gift is serving others, serve them well. If you are a teacher, teach well.  If your gift is to encourage others, […]

Parts - The Administrator -  Part 7

Parts – The Administrator – Part 7

  One of my heroes of the Bible – Nehemiah – was a classic ‘Administrator.’ And with Nehemiah’s administrative gift, God gave the directions for getting his people back to their homeland. You can recognize this gift in very young children. Take my granddaughter Kaleah for example. She would take charge of board games, actually […]

Parts - The Giver   Part 6

Parts – The Giver Part 6

  The gift of ‘Giver’ isn’t about money … only. Givers don’t normally see this gift in themselves, mostly because when any of us hear the word ‘giving’ we think immediately about money. If they have money they give money, but even financially-challenged ‘Givers’ still give – of their time, talents, energy and love. Whatever […]

Parts -  Am I Your Servant?  Part 3

Parts – Am I Your Servant? Part 3

  Ever been embarrassed by someone who always took on the jobs nobody else wanted, constantly volunteering for whatever comes along … even hard work. You feel scrounged because you assume that if you loved Jesus you would be more like them. Welcome to the world of the ‘Server.’  (Romans 12:7) They run toward words […]

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Parts – Me a Prophet? (Part 2)

  When we hear the word ‘prophet’ we think immediately of the Old Testament characters who would walk up to a wicked king and say, ‘Thus saith the Lord …” and foretell his demise and destruction of his kingdom. These were powerful figures who spoke powerfully for God. If they spoke something and it didn’t […]

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Sum Of the Parts … Part 1

  The average church congregation is multi-faceted! There are young, old, men, women, children, teens and in-betweens. Some are of means, others would be of means if they only had the means! There are Democrats and Republicans, Independents and non-political. (And we don’t make one group sit by itself.) There are high tech people, low […]