When God Doesn’t Open A Door by Kelly Minter
My church has been in a study on the book of Esther. Many truths have stood out to me, but one particular bend in Chapter 5 challenged me in a way that I couldn’t have expected. A little background on how I often decide where God is leading me: When stepping out in faith, or even beginning something new, I’m the person who’s looking for the open door. I want the specific answer to prayer, the “thus sayeth the Lord” moment, the talking donkey. It’s not so much that I’m unwilling to step out in faith; it’s simply that I want to know my step of faith is grounded in the Lord’s direction. The “open door” tends to be one of the things I look for. But is that always the right criteria?
No matter how ready someone is to leave their job and how thrilled they are about a new opportunity, giving two weeks notice can be a draining and emotionally taxing experience. Even if all goes smoothly, it can take a lot out of a person–leaving them a little frazzled as they head into their new role.
3 Marks of Humility in Leadership by Eric Geiger
We tend to despise pride in others and we recognize its destructive power. The Scripture teaches us that pride goes before destruction and haughty eyes before a fall. We long to serve with leaders who are humble, and we are wise to walk in humility ourselves. But what does humility in leadership look like? Here are three marks:
Billy Graham’s last will and testament revealed by Baptist Press
When Billy Graham died at age 99 in his North Carolina home on February 21, he left behind a legacy of service to his Lord through preaching the Gospel. But according to his will, recently made public, that’s not all there is to his legacy.
College Graduates, Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes by Art Rainer
This past month, many individuals walked across a stage, shook a hand, and received a piece of paper. If you were one of them, congratulations! You did it. You graduated.