Monthly Archives: January 2011

Opportunity and Opposition

Reading through 1 Corinthians this morning, I ran across a passage that caught my attention: “I will stay on at Ephesus until Pentecost, because a great door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many who oppose … Continue reading

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Concentration of Force

I played football in high school.  My position was cornerback ( I weighed around 150 lbs) and there was one play I always dreaded:  the power sweep.  The offense would “pull” a big guard or two and these guys would … Continue reading

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Site Selection for New Churches

The “Principles of War” (blogged on last week) provoked some thoughts on church planting.  The first principle mentioned was Selection and Maintenance of Aim. How appropriate when one of the first things we do in the church planting process is … Continue reading

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Focused on Victory

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”  Ephesians 6: 12 The following ‘Principles … Continue reading

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Planning Large

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably will themselves not be realized.  Make big plans, aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.”  These … Continue reading

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