Author: Barry Whitworth

Core Healthy Church Behavior #3 – Leadership Development

HARRISBURG – The third key behavior of a healthy church is Leadership Development.  Without intentionally growing the next generation of leaders, your church will suffer in the long run.  All disciples are called to make disciples, but only a few have been called and gifted to spiritual leadership within the local church.  Are you identifying and developing the next generation...

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Core BRN Filter #2 – Prayer

HARRISBURG – A key filter that we must do our work through is prayer.  We may know the truths of God’s Word and we may know the realities of the people in our churches, but we must have the guidance of the Holy Spirit to give us the wisdom and unction to act appropriately in particular situations.  Prayer grows in us humility, confidence, joy, and peace.  I’ve given the challenge to the BRN staff to push into the regular and ongoing experience of prayer as they approach everything they do in their work and ministry.  I hope you’ll take a...

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Core BRN Filter #1: Kingdom

HARRISBURG – One key filter that we must do our work through is the Kingdom Filter. We need to make sure that we have a Kingdom focus. Kingdom is significant because it was important to Jesus. The Kingdom was Christ’s priority and should be ours. He told us to seek first the Kingdom of God.  Christ taught that we ought to pray with a Kingdom focus: praying that His kingdom come and His will be done. When we go out in the field daily, we must first filter all that we do through the lens of the King’s priorities We aren’t here to build the SBC Kingdom. We are here about the business of building the Kingdom of God through Jesus Christ. What are you doing to enhance the Kingdom of God? Click Here to give your feedback on what was shared in this video...

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