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Existence: Addressing Urban Skepticism & the Purpose of Life
Dr. Alfonse Javed
Born and raised in a Christian family in Pakistan and educated in the West, Dr. Alfonse Javed holds a unique perspective on culture, religion, education, and politics. His advanced theological training is from the Greek Bible College, Davis College, and Liberty University, where is a graduate faculty member. He has earned three undergraduate, three graduate, and three doctoral degrees. Read More.
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What does it mean to be a productive leader? Nourishing your community through leadership produces fruit that can be felt by others, but being a true leader means nourishing your roots inward to hone your character into a truly productive leader. We are influenced on a daily basis by those around us, especially by those in positions of leadership.
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#20. Pastoral Leadership — Is It Character, Calling, Qualifications, or Aspiration?
Pastor Bobby Jamieson sketches a map for the pastorate: character, competencies, qualifications, heart, and hiring process. For a church’s search committee, he pushes back on some common ideas about ministerial […]
#19. A Former Palestinian Sniper is Transformed by the Prince of Peace; Tass Saada’s Discovers a Love for Christians, Jews and Bringing the Gospel to Muslims
Taas Saada was born in Gaza to a Muslim family. While working in America, a simple ‘thank you’ from a customer touched the heart of this man who was trained […]
#18. Is the House Still on Fire? Racial Strife, Jumpstarting the Conversation about Race in the Local American Congregation
Pastor Isaac Adams explores how the local congregation might faithfully respond to their local community about deep-seated and lingering racial strife. Regardless of the headlines and from a pastoral perspective, […]
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