2 results for month: 09/2016


“By my Spirit”, says the Lord

In about 520 BC, along with Joshua the high priest, Zerubbabel was tasked with the responsibility to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem. It was a monumental responsibility, and the challenges were many. During this period, God spoke to the prophet Zechariah through an angelic being in a vision. The prophet was told that Zerubbabel would not overcome the obstacles and complete the temple through corporate or individual strength and ability. It would be by the Spirit. Zechariah 4:6 Then he said to me, “This is the word of YHVH to Zerubbabel saying, ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says YHVH of hosts. 7 ‘What are you, O great ...

What type of leader are you?

Though I greatly appreciate the many specialized ministries that exist around the world, I am a strong believer in the local church. Over the years, as we have conducted research, interviewed church leaders, engaged in training, and interacted with church members, I have realized that there are several types of church leaders. Some leaders are ‘sold out’, totally committed to God’s purposes for their lives and God’s people. They are servants who love Jesus and love people. They see their life calling and purpose not only as a great privilege, but also as a stewardship! They seek God, work hard, love much, sacrifice often, speak truth, ...