Ichabod

 Now his daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant, about to give birth. And when she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed and gave birth, for her pains came upon her. 20 And about the time of her death the women…

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Politics, Propaganda, and Practicing What We Preach

“And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth” (2 Tim 2:24-25).   In the wake of the political uncertainty and the cultural confusion of today’s society, how…

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Maintaining Moral Authority

Effective leadership flows out of various forms of authority. Some of the different types of authority that exists in our society include:   Positional (Legal) Authority. This authority is based on the ability to reward or punish someone where leverage exists. Examples include bosses, parents, police, and teachers.   Expert Authority. This authority is based…

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