Posts with the tag “courage”

Following the Model of Jesus
by Ed Newton on March 20th, 2024
"Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave— just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." - Matthew 20:26-28   In a world that often measures greatness by power, influence, and authority, the Bible presents a different perspective on leadership—one rooted in servanthoo...  Read More
Going All In on God's Calling
by Ed Newton on January 31st, 2024
"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." - Jeremiah 29:11   Have you ever made the decision to go all in on God’s calling for your life? This is different than giving your life to Christ. While that is the first step (and the most important), it is not the only step of obedience God calls us to take. At some poin...  Read More
Leading with Courage: Making Tough Choices
by Ed Newton on September 29th, 2023
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." - Joshua 1:9 (NIV)   As a leader, you will inevitably encounter moments when tough decisions must be made. These choices can be daunting, but remember that God has equipped you with the strength and courage to lead with wisdom and compassion. Consid...  Read More
by Ed Newton on April 10th, 2023
“For He says, ‘In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.’ Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.” - 2 Corinthians 6:2  The time is NOW. We have spent the last week talking about how you have everything you need to pursue and accomplish God’s purpose and will for your life right now. We talked about how you are sitting on an...  Read More
The Courage You Need
by Ed Newton on April 9th, 2023
“And with that he breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit.’” - John 20:22  Is fear holding you back? Has God given you a dream or a purpose you know you must fulfill, but you just keep putting it off because of fear? Unfortunately, fear is often the strongest handicap that keeps people from achieving their dreams and goals. As a believer, one of the best feelings in the world is when y...  Read More

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