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Thursday Morning Commentary

Stone –> Bread –> Stone What happens when the Holy Spirit leads you into the worst season of your life? How do you respond to the desert you’re in? You can’t pray to get out of it, because you’re praying to the very one who placed you there. It is a notion we often aren’t fond of entertaining, this idea of God leading us into a dry season; but that’s exactly what the Father does to Jesus in Matthew 4. Jesus walked the earth four thousand years after the first Messianic prophecy, and waited an additional thirty to publicly begin […]

 

This is My Story – Esther Boyer

Battling loneliness, bitterness, isolation, and doubt; transferring to Lee University as a church music major was more difficult than she had anticipated. Leaving her family and Community College behind, she tread unfamiliar ground, searching for new relationships and a new community to plug into. “Lee wasn’t what I expected. I wasn’t prepared for feeling lonely. I thought Lee was going to be amazing, and I got here and I wasn’t able to share what I was going through personally with anyone because I wasn’t in deep relationships with anyone yet. On move-in day, seeing all these other people with their […]

 

e2e labs

We hope you join us in Cleveland, TN on Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4 for our 3rd annual e2e labs! What are e2e labs? In short, they are Intensive Training Labs that Equip Church Leaders. As leaders in His Church, we MUST keep our ministries focused on empowerment rather than entitlement. God’s desire for His Church is not that one man would stand in a pulpit and call down the power of God. It is not that the local churches would wait on the one man to do the ministry and accomplish the mandate. God’s desire is to […]

 

2 Principles That Make Better Fathers

The being that most closely resembles God in both form and function is the father in each family. When God created mankind, He wanted one to represent Himself in every family unit. He created families to have a father. As you read this today, may we hear the cries of 24 million children in our nation who are currently growing up in a home without their father. Here are just a few stats from the fatherless epidemic we are experiencing in the states: 43% of US children live without their father 90% of homeless and runaway children are from fatherless […]

 

Do I Tremble At It?

Perhaps the most important lesson I could ever teach as a pastor is the most important lesson I ever learned as a follower of Jesus Christ. In the passage below, Peter is saying that he will die soon, but it is imperative for him to impart this lesson to other believers before he dies. What’s the lesson? How to spend time alone in the Bible for myself. It was in high school when I first learned this lesson. Once I figured out how to read the Bible, that was really all I needed because I could finally open up the […]