THREE KINDS OF LEADERS

2017 – FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER CHURCH LEADERSHIP There are essentially three different types of leadership. KINGS FATHERS BROTHERS Consider the following. KINGS have servants FATHERS have sons BROTHERS have peers KINGS rule over a Kingdom FATHERS rule over a family BROTHERS rule over anything they can find. KINGS rule with…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

HIGHER PURPOSE

1. If you don’t find your higher purpose – you will fall for your lower passions.   2. If you don’t find your higher purpose – you will join with lower companions.   3. If you don’t find your higher purpose – you will settle for lower performance.   4….
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STEVE PENNY, CHURCH, LEADERSHIP, CHRISTIAN LIFE

FATHERS AND SONS

‘Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.’ Philippians 1:1-2.   NOTE PAUL’S “AND”: 1. Paul AND Timothy, 2. Bishops AND…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

MY RULES FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

  1. Don’t post when you are drunk. 2. Don’t post when you are angry. 3. Don’t post when you are dumb. 4. Don’t post when you are bored. 5. Don’t post when you think you are right.   WHEN CAN WE POST? 1. When you have prayed. 2. When you have heard from…
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Steve Penny, Christian, Church, Leadership

BEAR YOUR OWN LOAD

‘But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another. For each one shall bear his own load.’ Galatians 6:4   The Bible is filled with eternal wisdom that leads to a life of blessing. Here are three little…
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THE SWARM METHOD – FOR GREETERS IN GOD’S HOUSE

  S – SMILE The greatest barrier-breaker is the human smile. Make sure you smile with your eyes. Keep smiling no matter the response.   W – WELCOME The kind of welcome you give to people is their first impression of their encounter and it sets the stage for their…
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THE BRAYING OF A DONKEY

While in the USA recently, I took an Uber ride to a shopping mall to fill in some time. As soon as I got into the car the driver engaged me in conversation about their upcoming presidential elections. It was clear that we were as divided on our political views as…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

‘NO PROBLEM’ OR ‘MY PLEASURE’

Having recently flown from South Africa to the UK, I have noticed a big difference in service between the two nations. In South Africa, the response to your thank you for service rendered is always, “My pleasure Sir” followed by an expectant pause waiting for a tip. In England, the response…
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