Friend or Leader?by Carlton CoonWould you rather be "loved" or "respected"? A comedian is liked. People laugh. Is he respected? Respect is earned by loving people AND treating them with merciful and kind respect.
Christmas During Our Pandemic, Does It Have to be a Bad Thing?by Carlton Coon2020 has been difficult for the entire world. Celebrations, weddings, graduations, work, birthdays; were either postponed, or downsized.But does Christmas and the holiday season have to be a bad one? Absolutely not!
It Takes So Little to Be Above Average—This Christmasby Carlton Coon
For those who pastor or are in a church leadership role – Christmas is a time to make a memorable and influential ministry impact. Yes, Christmas is a time of “good tidings and joy to all people.” The beginning of the incarnation happened at Bethlehem.
At the same time, while your kids or grandkids are having a wonderful time, there are others who can benefit from a simple ministering word from their shepherd. Let me give you four suggestions.
- Charismatic movement
- Christian Devotion
- church behavior
- Covid 19
- distancing depression
- good church
- life lessons
- Overcoming despair
- pandemic depression
- pastoral resources
- pursuing God
- social distancing
Depression and the Need for a Light at the End of the Tunnelby Carlton Coon
Depression and the Need for a Light at the End of the Tunnel
Depression has been called the mental and emotional common cold. Depression is common. However, many people remain unaware. They also remain unaware that depression affects people from the most successful – to the unknown.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 15-26 - The Church's First Business Meeting
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No Root, No Fruit! The Importance of Stabilizing Converts Before Putting Them in Key Rolesby Carlton CoonDo Christian leaders occasionally make the mistake of trying to bring people to a place of participation they are not ready for. People should be rooted in the church as well as rooted in the Word of God to be productive.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 9-11 - Jesus' Ascension
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Pentecostal Powerby Carlton CoonOrdinary people were able to do extraordinary things because the Spirit of God was at work in their lives. The ministry of the Holy Spirit is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - The Remedy for Self Interest
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Wilt Thou Restore the Kingdom?by Carlton CoonImagine them thinking and talking among themselves, ”You know that resurrection was a pretty neat trick, but I wonder when He is going to take care of the ‘main’ thing, the business of restoring the kingdom to Israel?”
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 1-2 (continued)by Carlton CoonWith Jesus there was action and doctrine. A bird must have two wings in order to fly. The church must also have the two wings of “action” and “instruction.” Seek balance – “to do and teach.” Both are necessary. To be over-balanced toward one or the other leaves the church weak.
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