Forty thousand people attended his burial. At his ceremony, Bill Clinton said,"This remarkable man...with faith and discipline, with soft-spoken humility and amazing inner strength, led a very courageous life. And in so doing, he brought dignity to the lives of so many others and provided for us inspiration for the rest of our nation's
Truett Cathy may be gone, but his legacy lives on. Not just in his sandwiches and his business, and not just in his own kids. But in all those who he helped that weren’t his own and to all those who benefitted from Truett Cathy’s kindness. He was more about helping others with what he received than using what he received to further himself. He worked to further God’s word in children and sometimes even adults.
After Watergate, the only thing that mattered to Colson was having a right relationship with Christ and ministering the grace he had received to as many people as possible. Psalm 25:4-5 says, “Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.” Matthew 5:6 says “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied” both of these versus speaks into how Colson thought, felt, and acted. Charles Colson’s life is a powerful testimony to the transforming power of the Gospel.
He was trying to raise money to rebuild several other churches that were
Leading with Soul is both an inspiring book and a guide for becoming a better leader. The book alternates between telling the story of a leader who is striving to find meaning in his work, and regular interludes, which include summaries, reflective questions, and information regarding various spiritual philosophies. I was exposed to dimensions of leadership I had never previously considered. This paper will reflect upon how Leading with Soul helped me understand the spiritual nature of leadership, identify strategies for nurturing the spiritual side of my own leadership, expand my capacity for assisting others during challenging times, and increase my compassion while working with difficult others.
Dr. Ed Stetzer is the Executive Director of the Lifeway Research Division. Stetzer has obtained two masters degrees and two doctorate degrees, and he currently serves as pastor of Grace Church in Tennessee. In addition to being the Executive Director for a division of lifeway and a pastor, Stetzer is also a contributing author for Christianity Today, Executive Editor of The Gospel Project, Executive Editor of Facts & Trends Magazine, co-host of the BreakPoint This Week Radio Program, and a columnist for Outreach Magazine.
He believed that the best way to help African-Americans was by educating them. He became a teacher and headed and developed Tuskegee Institute. These men had very different childhoods, but as adults they both strove for the betterment
The recent dismissal of NewSpring Church’s founder and senior pastor Perry Noble has prompted a California minister to share his own struggle with alcohol dependence and warn Christians against “flaunting” their liberties. On Sunday, NewSpring Church executive pastor Shane Duffey announced that they had removed Perry Noble as senior pastor on July 1. He said the recently fired pastor’s poor decisions have disqualified him from church service. Noble himself acknowledge his mistake and promised to return to the right path and to keep on following Jesus, Christian News relays.
The sermon begins with an introduction to the story of Peter Healing a Lame Beggar and emphasizes on Acts 3:1-8. Bishop Jakes discusses that the man in the story was only expecting to receive something, no matter what it was, as long as it was something. He then goes into how people are afraid of disappointment, how to have the courage to raise your expectations, and how to break your patterns. He describes how the environment you are in can affect your success and how it’s beneficial to surround yourself with others who are better and who have different things than you do. To be able to want better and receive better, you have to surround yourself with better.
Regarding the impact that others in a meeting have on his decision making process, it is given to understand that he desires to know the heart and the motives behind the individual speaking before moving forward with any suggestions made. His concerns regarding this issue are that motives may be proliferated by traditionalists, resistant to change or by those seeking vain-glory, taking on many forms. In matters of job security, this pastor remains open to serve the Lord where He wants him to serve. As he said, “At the end of the day, God has not called us to be employed, but to be faithful.” Ultimately, this pastor in many ways still seeks to attain “a balanced view on all issues,” desiring to make educated decisions.
Matthew has been a stable member of McKee Road Baptist since Pastor Fogarty’s start 3 months ago. Pastor Fogarty said he is currently active with the praise & worship team. He is impressed by Matthew and feels he is a good family man, who is respected in congregation, insightful, and he has a good head for
Second being scholarship, he never allowed himself to shy away from being educated at all times. This was a man who graduated from Lincoln University with honors and became an educator to engrave his love for learning into other African-Americans like himself. Third being Perseverance, despite all the racism at the time he never backed down from his dream. Fourth being Uplift, he took his time to help African Americans students reach their maximum potential in his free time with
For almost half a century, Andrew Young has worked for the social, political and economic advancement of oppressed people around the world. He joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1961 as director of the organization's Citizenship Schools, joining veteran activist Septima Clark to teach literacy and leadership skills to rural southern black women and men. Young was an aide to Martin Luther King, Jr. and a thoughtful strategist for some of the most important protests, including the Birmingham campaign and March on Washington in 1963. Young served as executive director of SCLC (1964-1968). He helped draft the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The festival itself started in 2000 (with the non-profit forming in 2012) with its main beneficiary being the Kettle Creek Ambulance Association. According to festival organizers/committee members, this year will primarily benefit the LEEK Foundation and the Hunts for Healing organizations. These programs receive