Monthly Archives: February 2014

Case Study: Initial Recommendations

Well, here we are again sitting around the conference table, getting ready to make a couple of recommendations to our brothers at  Franklin Christian Church. FIRST:  The Leadership Team needs to get together and craft a Biblical Vision Statement for … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Hear This!

Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because … Continue reading

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Are You Driving too Fast?

Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. For it is … Continue reading

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Case Study: Leadership Basics

Welcome back to the conference room for today’s discussion about leadership basics.These basic ideas pertain not only to our case study of Franklin Christian Church, but to any leader anywhere, and if this was a book rather than a series … Continue reading

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Strangers

Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on … Continue reading

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Living Stones

This passage, 1 Peter 2:4-10, is a really rich one, but it might seem a little confusing at first because of the imagery involved, that of living stones, but as you’ll shortly see, this, too is a simple passage to … Continue reading

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Case Study: Meeting the Leadership

Today we’ve moved into the next step in our case study of Franklin Christian Church (FCC) in Franklin, Illinois, and as promised yesterday, we will meet the leadership in this episode.  If you haven’t seen the first few posts in … Continue reading

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