04 Jan

Own It

As a growing leader I am always tacking my growth by reflecting on past successes and failures. Obviously one of my failures is spelling (I am working on it). At any rate, at some point in everyone life they get a vision or calling from God. While it burns deeply in your heart you find […]

03 Jan

Operate with expectations.

Discipline, Leadership No Comments by Josh Schlotterbeck

Matthew 14:16 As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food.” Jesus replied, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” On the […]

02 Jan

The fight, the promise, and the payoff

The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 This verse is power and VERY insightful. As I read this today, something jumped out at me. Why would God be […]

01 Jan

Warrior or Poet?

Discipline No Comments by Josh Schlotterbeck

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who captures a city. -Proverbs 16:32 In a nut shell: don’t let minor problems yield major responses. We live in a culture driven by emotional involvement. Our actions whether proactive or reactive (most of the time) […]

30 Dec

My position and His provision.

Bible Study No Comments by Josh Schlotterbeck

Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all.”- Mark 9:35 I have been trying so hard this month so remember my position. DEAD LAST. I don’t know about you I want to be first. I want to be […]

29 Dec

You are here: Growth and Consolidation

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You learned a new skill, realized something fresh about God or finally overcame your addictions. This is the growth period. What a rush, what a high. We all go through seasons of growth and change as well as the consolidation of the things we have learned in those seasons of growth. Though we should be […]

17 Oct

You’re full of potential.

Everyone has potential. It is a scientifically proven fact. Everything in the universe has what is called potential energy. And when that potential energy is activated it is transformed into kinetic energy by a catalyst, it moves into action and generates a reaction. Leadership is that catalyst. It is the process by which the people […]

16 Oct

The good and bad news.

Discipline, Leadership No Comments by Josh Schlotterbeck

I was teaching the Senior High Sunday school class this past Sunday and I realized a very important leadership principal. Timing trumps content! When dealing with issues of faith and practical application, sometimes there is good news and there is also bad news. The good news is the saving grace and the life changing power […]

15 Oct

Knowing is half the battle.

Uncategorized No Comments by Josh Schlotterbeck

If you were a boy growing up in the late 80’s and early 90’s, you were most likely glued to your TV set everytime GI Joe aired. It was the epic depiction of good vs. evil and as usual, the good guys won, every time. The show is remembered for its public service announcements (27 […]

12 Oct

Crock Pot Faith

Spiritual growth happens in the slow cooker of faith; not in the microwave of the moment. So many people live for the moment.  They live from rush to rush.  Sound familiar?  Sunday to Sunday?  I have been letting one experience months ago try and sustain my faith; and it doesn’t work. Paul says in Philippians 2:12 […]

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