How to Wait on God

I don't pretend to be an expert at this… not in the least. What follows are simply thoughts I felt convicted enough to write on a bookmark sometime last year. I tucked them away inside a book that I reopened just last week. They're as convicting and relevant today as they were when I first wrote them. In Colossians 4:2-3, The apostle Paul gives us a succinct but powerfully simple checklist for being a good waiter in our service to the Lord.

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Real Lessons from Fallen Christian Leaders

Sometimes, it's best not to reinvent the wheel. A minister friend sent me this last week. It's a blog from pastor Garrett Kell on lessons all of us can learn from fallen pastors. He cites a survey that was done by the late Howard Hendrix (his former professor at Dallas Theological Seminary). Of nearly 250 fallen Christian leaders in the survey, four consistent themes emerged.

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