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The Secret of Success

Check out these two verses from 1 Chronicles. “So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD. He failed to obey the LORD’s command, and he even consulted a medium instead of asking the LORD for guidance. So the LORD killed him and turned the kingdom over to David …

Devotion (Session #6: 2015 Calvary Chapel Pastors Conference)

Really loved Pastor Bud Stonebreaker’s message to the Calvary Chapel pastors based on Luke 10:38-42. Here’s my notes. Devotion is not something we “do” it is something we are. Our ministry and life flows from our devotion. We preach from what we already practice. We must have a life of …

Tony Clark (Session #4: 2015 Calvary Chapel Pastors Conference)

Wednesday morning, Pastor Tony Clark walked us through Ephesians 5:15-33. Here’s what I jotted down during his message.   Ephesians 5:15 – Walk circumspectly. How is your walk with the Lord? As pastors, we are “sermonators”. But God is concerned about our walk with Him. v16 – “…redeeming the time, …

Worship (Session #2: 2015 Calvary Chapel Pastors Conference)

Session Two’s speaker was Pastor Richard Cimino. He spoke on the subject of worship. Here’s my notes. God is the ultimate matter.┬áSo worship is the ultimate activity and central fact that drives everything else in our lives. Even the other “things that matter” all derive from the priority of worship. …