Nogonolo – The Bigger Purpose of God’s Power and Presence

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A former missionary to Bolivia and Missions Director, Jerry Kidd, told the story of a continental conference on missions held in Africa. One unknown speaker stepped to the microphone and proclaimed a single word… “NOGONOLO!“, and then stepped back. The crowd was quiet and no one understood the word he’d spoken. It didn’t seem to be part of any particular language or dialect.

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Meekness is the Leverage of Leadership

In today’s world, meekness = weakness. God does not view it that way, however. The Bible says of Moses,”Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.” (Numbers 12:3) And in a world where power is everything, Jesus entered the scene in a wooden manger surrounded by barnyard animals. He grew up in an humble village, the son of a carpenter, of modest means. He lived His life serving others, yet Jesus was certainly the most influential leader in all of history.

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Demolishing Strongholds

Danny R. Kirk

Living Room FortI love having what I call “family fortnights,” nights when our family builds a fort. Sometimes we break our sectional sofa apart and turn pieces of it up on end, stretch blankets and bedsheets over it all and create a fort. In the imagination of my toddler, this creates a special fortress of protection from the elements and our enemies. In the mind of my wife, I’m making a mess of her living room, but she’s in the fort too.

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