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SIX MARKS OF A CHURCH CULTURE THAT DEEPLY CHANGES LIVES: PART 2

SIX MARKS OF A CHURCH CULTURE THAT DEEPLY CHANGES LIVES: PART 2

In part 2 of this series on six marks of a church culture that deeply changes lives, Pete explores integrity in leadership. When we have integrity in leadership, we do not pretend to be something on the outside that we are not on the inside. Pete looks at integrity as a continuum, examines what it means to guard the integrity of the ministry or family we lead, and finally offers a few pointers on practical ways to raise the level of your own integrity that will inevitably impact those you lead.

4 LIES ABOUT INTROVERTS

4 LIES ABOUT INTROVERTS

I'm an introvert.

Accepting the realities of my God-given personality has been a process of sanctification. I've had to repent of people-pleasing and trying to be someone I'm not. I've had to humbly acknowledge my limits and weaknesses and to live in God's strength rather than my own. Ultimately, this process has been about God and his kingdom, not me. The more I rest in his gracious acceptance of me in Jesus, the more free I become to be myself for his glory. And that's a place where joy and contentment abound.

Understanding Yourself - Part 2

Understanding Yourself - Part 2

Once we discover how God has wired us uniquely, what should we do with such knowledge?  Self-awareness can definitely help you avoid burnout, but it is not the primary tool for Christian influence; rather we must surrender our strengths to Christ and let him work in and through us.