Archive for June, 2011

Sabbaticals

Have You Taken a Sabbatical Leave Recently?

What is one thing you would do the same?  One thing you would do differently?  One piece of counsel you would give to a fellow-pastor who is planning a sabbatical?  Take a moment and respond to our blog and help other pastors shape their sabbaticals effectively.

Thursday, June 9th, 2011 | 2 Comments »
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Being a Steward of Our Master’s Interests

“A steward is not supposed to manage things for his own pleasure, convenience, or benefit.  Instead, he is expected to follow his master’s instructions and look out for his master’s interests, even if they conflict with his own personal desires or convenience….

“The concept of stewardship is especially relevant to peacemaking.  Whenever you are involved in a conflict, God has given you a management opportunity.  He has empowered you through the gospel and entrusted you with abilities and spiritual resources.  His Word clearly explains how he wants you to manage the situation.  The more faithfully you draw on his grace and follow his instructions, the more likely you are to see a constructive solution and genuine reconciliation.” 1 (more…)

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