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.
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
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.
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued (Blog #6)by Carlton CoonStep by step the gospel message moves from Jerusalem to Rome. The missionary effort was not easy. Persecution, personal disagreements among leaders, and people backsliding did not stop the missionary effort.