Church Leadership

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A Most Unusual Church

By Sharon Kraemer. Worship, relationships and missions are the three foci of his ministry. He says that every time he preaches or teaches, it is on one of these themes. He endeavors to be “refreshingly redundant,” “hammering away” at the three things which are “vitally related” in his mind. “If we’re doing any one of them success

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At the Helm of the PCA

By Sharon Kraemer. The diversity of gifts in the Body of Christ can be readily seen in the ten men who lead the committees or boards for our PCA program com

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Christian Education for Pre-schoolers

By Sharon Kraemer. “So much is happening at that early age to form a person’s lifelong attitudes and perceptions; this is my way of ministering to families at a very crucial time.” He sees the tremendous need for quality child care as a great opportunity to minister to the needs of children and parents, and perhaps introduce them to the Savior.

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Starting Small

By Susan Zitzman. Soon the leaders’ persistence paid off. At the third meeting five children attended. The next week there were six, the next week seven and the next week nine….In fact, because the club started out small, the leaders had a greater chance to grow in their faith and trust in God than they might have had if the club had achieved instant popularity.

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The Ghost Writer

By Edmund P. Clowney. Actually, every preacher or teacher of the Bible is called to bring a message that is not his own. The preacher is a herald of the Gospel, proclaiming the Word of God.

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Believing in and Practicing Mutual Trust

By Donald MacNair. The work of guardianship cannot ultimately be accomplished by our codifying every conceivable point and innuendo of an issue and then using that code to be the total measurement of the candidate on an issue where there is apparent difference. Judgment must eventually be made which exercises trust in one another through the Holy Spirit’s ministry.

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Assessment…Who Set the Table?

By Kent Johnson. So long as my desire was to discover the unique talents God has given me and to be open to discovering ways to use them to His glory, I couldn’t fail. The only way to fail the assessment process is to try to tell God where I am willing to serve and be closed to anything else. But most of all, it is reassuring to know that I have done everything humanly possible to find my place of service.