Week In Review (1/25/14)

Week In Review

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Here’s a recap of blog posts you may have missed this week:

Richard Sherman: The Rant Heard ‘Round The World – There’s probably no way you got through this week without hearing about Richard Sherman after the Seattle Seahawks victory that sent them to the Super Bowl. Jim Denison makes a point in this article that shows reality is often more contradictory and counter-intuitive than it appears.

Eleven Reasons Pastors Are Trusted Less Today – Thom Rainer shows 11 reasons why Pastors are trusted less today and held in lower esteem year after year. He says, “Sure, there are some bad and immoral pastors. But the vast majority of our pastors serve their congregations in a way that honors God and makes a difference in the community.”

6 Biblical Ways To Handle Disunity – Because it is the advancement of God’s kingdom that is at stake, Pastors are charged by God to do whatever is necessary to prevent disunity. Here are 6 ways this can happen by provided by Rick Warren.

4 Things Every 20-Something Church Leader Should Know – This great post from the Verge Network talks about what young leaders should keep in mind as they walk with the Lord and are out on Mission for the Church.

Taking Regular Personal Retreats – Dave Kraft discusses the importance for leaders to be able to get away each quarter, if not monthly to be able to retreat and spend time alone with God. He includes the fact that if even Jesus did this, why should we not consider doing the same thing?

Do you have any blog posts that you would like to share from this week? Please let us know by commenting below.

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