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Leadership On Display

Below is a repost from one of my favorite authors and leadership tycoons, Stephen Mansfield.  (Did I also mention he is a fellow Oral Roberts University alum?)  What a powerful take on great leadership!  Enjoy. I went to a concert

Posted in Leadership, Pastors, PsMartyFreeman

Goliath’s Sword

Goliath’s Sword As I’ve written in past blogposts that I’m a HUGE fan of King David. After Jesus, David is the first one I want to sit with in heaven and ask a bunch of questions. David is probably most

Posted in Christianity, My Story, Pastors, PsMartyFreeman

Leading from a Distance

I read an article several years ago by Bishop TD Jakes entitled, “Leading from a Distance.” He aptly explained the need for true leaders to not become “too common” with those that they lead. Certainly, we can be friends, fellowship,

Posted in Church, Leadership, Miscellany, Pastors, PsMartyFreeman

Unto All…Upon All

Unto All and Upon All But now the righteousness of God apart from the law is revealed, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all and on all who

Posted in Christianity, Church, PsMartyFreeman, Spiritual Pursuits

No Argument Like a Holy Life

I, like most Pastors, am grieved at the ability of the enemy to do his terrible work.  Let’s face it, Satan is good at what he does.  Jesus said in the gospel of John, “The thief comes only to steal,

Posted in Christianity, PsMartyFreeman, Religion, Spiritual Pursuits

Learning Contentment

I’m teaching this week on the 10th commandment, “You shall not covet…”  The secret to not falling into covetousness is learning contentment…being pleased and satisfied with what God has already provided.  Some of my resourcing came from the following article

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Mephibosheth

In chapters 18-20 of I Samuel, we find that Saul had become jealous of David and wanted to kill him. David was forced to leave Saul’s palace and go into hiding. Thus, he and Jonathan were separated. Before David left,

Posted in Christianity, My Story, PsMartyFreeman

Fasting & Prayer Pt. 4 Finishing Strong

You’ve been there. So have I. When the heavens feel like brass. Prayers feel like they’re bouncing off the ceiling and falling silently to the floor. Where are the goose bumps? Where are the angelic visitations? Why does my head

Posted in Christianity, Prayer/Fasting, PsMartyFreeman, Spiritual Pursuits

Fasting That Lasts

My oldest son, Michael, is a guitar player. He caught the bug playing Guitar Hero and soon decided he wanted to play the real thing. However, if you know anything about Guitar Hero, some of the music that he was

Posted in Christianity, Church, Family, Prayer/Fasting, PsMartyFreeman, Spiritual Pursuits

Fasting for Results Pt. 3

The following is an excerpt from Marilyn Hickey’s book on Prayer and Fasting (noted below).  I do not think the importance of this spiritual discipline can be emphasized enough in our churches today. I fear that far too few pastors

Posted in Christianity, Prayer/Fasting, PsMartyFreeman, Spiritual Pursuits