Archive for October 30, 2008

Model Making   Leave a comment

I was going to entitle this post as “Models,” but decided that might draw some of the wrong attention.  When I was a younger lad, I used to thoroughly enjoy making models, such as model cars, tanks, and especially military ships such as aircraft carriers.  While I was never the best at painting all of those tiny parts before gluing them into their respective places, I found myself enjoying the detail work – a pleasure that has since left my world.

Becoming a visionary leader has removed much of my desire for detail work, yet there are times when I find myself actually missing this part of the process.  Having this thought recur this morning reminded me of the great joy I took in paying attention to the most minor of details.  Then I happened upon 1 Kings. Read the rest of this entry »

The Next Step – Sermon Summary   Leave a comment

Joshua 22:1-6

The conquering of the Promised Land was now complete.  The tribes of Reuben and Gad along with the half-tribe of Manasseh were about to cross back over the Jordan to their promised portions of the kingdom.  It is here that Joshua gives a formula that will help every Christian as we continue to take forward steps into the center of God’s will for our lives and our churches. Read the rest of this entry »