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“I Feel” Versus “I Know”

Right now, I feel tired. I also feel that I'm spinning my wheels and not getting anywhere, and that I'm failing to meet the expectations of others. I feel bogged down in things that need doing, and I feel inadequate to the tasks that loom largest in my life - be a great husband, a great Dad, and a great Pastor. Right now, I know that God's approval matters more than the approval of others. I know that He equips those whom He calls and that I am adequate and can do all …

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Pastors Should Always Wear Long Sleeves

I once filled in for a Pastor who had a beard. His church was a bit upset with him about something and over lunch, two little ladies wanted me to point them to that passage that declares Pastors should not have facial hair... stop searching, it isn't in there. Neither does the Bible address the issue of sleeves, but it does encourage us to be in touch with people by having a shepherd's heart. …

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