Category Archives: Church Staff

“What Is That To Thee?” – The Folly and Fallacy of the “Fairness Philosophy”

As a Pastor with a large Christian school, I oversee a large staff. Though we desire to please the Lord and enjoy serving Him, it is still easy for the ugly eye of envy to appear between two colleagues. “Why … Continue reading

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When Rules Cause Bitterness – Part 4

12. Rules cause bitterness when there has never been a yielding of the will. One student gets mad at a rule no one else gets mad at because they’re used to running the show. Romans 10:“2 For I bear them … Continue reading

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When Rules Cause Bitterness – Part 3

10. Rules cause bitterness when they are perceived to be what makes one spiritual. Luke 18:“10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. 11 The Pharisee stood and prayed … Continue reading

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How Your Family Can Best Benefit From The Pastor

HOW YOUR FAMILY CAN BEST BENEFIT FROM THE PASTOR 1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine. 18 For the scripture saith, Thou shalt … Continue reading

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When You Say “No” and The Boss Says “Yes”

When You Say “No” and                                  The Boss Says “Yes” I have taught several lessons with similar wording to my staff and have posted each one. This is the final lesson in that series. From the story of David asking Nathan … Continue reading

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Disappointment: How To Handle Having Your Hopes Get “Hammered”

How To Handle Having Your High Hopes Get Hammered 1 Chronicles 17:1 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the … Continue reading

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Over-ruled: When You’ve Said, “Yes”, and The Pastor Says, “No”

How to handle it when you’ve already said “yes”, and your Pastor say “no” 1 Chronicles 17: “1 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house … Continue reading

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