The ONE THING for today

Let the Need Drive the Direction

Lesson:  Let the need drive the direction. Occasion: Saturday Briefing for Ministers Date: October 24, 2020 ___________________________________ The preacher runs the risk of two extremes. First extreme: Life turns into a series of Sundays. Example: It’s like your daily commute – after awhile you stop seeing the beauty and all you’re doing is trying to … Continue reading

The ONE THING for today

One is the loneliest number you’ll ever do

While they hardly qualify as Sunday School teachers, the early ‘70’s rock band, Three Dog Night, had it right when they sang, “One is the loneliest number you’ll ever do.” I suppose “Lone Rangers” are needed.  We call them adventurers, explorers, inventors, and such.  But don’t confuse them with leaders.  Leaders don’t live alone, work … Continue reading

The ONE THING for today

You need these three “ility”s if you want to be taken seriously

If you hope to make a positive difference here’s three “ility”s that you will need.  People will take you seriously when you demonstrate: Likability (People Skills. Hint: People like people who they feel truly cares about them.) Credibility (You’ve demonstrated you can do what you talking about) Ability (You’ve continued to grow and refine your … Continue reading