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Pastors: Stop the Cloning! – Discipleship

Have you ever experienced a situation where someone, in the name of Jesus, tried to fashion you into their own image of Jesus? As well-meaning leaders we want to help others mature in faith, help them grow in Christ-likeness. Unfortunately, we can sometimes have a narrow idea of what this Christ-likeness looks like, and often…
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God Qualifies the Called: Leadership

Many pastors I speak with confess that, in so many ways, they feel ill-equipped to lead a church community.  Despite a great education, they don't feel as ready as they think they should, and the challenges of church life can bring the right kind of pressures that seem to expose these weaknesses. Every person is…
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