In Christ to Instruct – Learn to Teach (2 Timothy 2:1-13)

When we are in Christ to instruct, we learn to teach. Learning is the vertical component of the cross; teaching is the horizontal. In order to learn, we must engage in the grace of Christ. Paul wrote: “You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus” (2 Timothy 2:1). There […]


In Christ to Instruct – 4 Barriers to Evangelism and Discipleship (2 Timothy 2:1-2)

How do you plan to equip and release future generations with the gospel of Christ? Rarely is this question addressed because we remove ourselves from the responsibility for at least four reasons captured in the following statements: “I’m not worthy;” “I’ll create conflict;” “I don’t have time;” or “I don’t know enough.” First, we feel […]


Pray or Prey? (1 Peter 5:7-10)

How do you respond when you are stressed? There is something about worry or anxiety that screams our need for God. When conflict in our hearts arise, our response is either to pray or become prey of the enemy. The Apostle Peter clearly understood this internal battle. Peter wrote: “Cast all your anxiety on him […]


House of Leadership: God’s Idea (Proverbs 3:19-20)

Have you hardened your heart toward God and made a string of foolish choices? Has the ensuing conflict left you confused? Do you feel disconnected from Him? If so, He is ready, willing, and able to offer you healing. The House of Leadership is God’s blueprint for success. This was His design when He created […]


House of Leadership – Four Walls That Disconnect Us From Others (Proverbs 24:5b)

Are you building walls or bridges in your interpersonal conflict? Left unchecked in conflict, we build four walls that disconnect us from others. First, we hold on to conflict, mulling over our selfish perspective of the two objects attempting to occupy the same space at the same time. Second, we foolishly seek the satisfaction of […]