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Church Leadership

The Baton

 

The Baton: Are you waiting for it to be handed to you or are you grabbing it?
Are you waiting for someone to hand you a baton? Or are you training to grab it?
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Christian Living

Change my heart, first

I’m a pain in the neck to be around.

When I’m “on” I have the ability to poke holes in everything. I always see things from another point of view. I can find fault in any system, organization, strategy, person, nation… darn near anything.

My personality is a double-edged sword. Sometimes I see things so clearly and I think, “If things are going to change I need to change THAT.” That’s the positive side of my personality. The negative side is that I am slow to look at myself and say, “Before I can point out the speck in that persons eye, I need to deal with the plank in my own.Matthew 7:3

So that’s my prayer. When I am anxious for change I need to pause and ask God, “Change my heart, first.