Posts Categorized: Franks Blog

Agony of Leadership

2 CORINTHIANS 6:1-10   In this passage of Scripture, we see the breakdown Paul uses in regard to what I would call spiritual leadership. In leadership two words must be kept in mind: servant and example.   Paul, in bringing out the breakdown, brings in the internal conflicts that one faces in his Christian life,… Read more »

Principles of Leadership

When it comes to leadership there are several things to keep in mind. It is easy to find a teacher on how to teach you to play chess, build a house, sail a boat, etc., but it would be a little more difficult for someone to teach you how to be courageous, optimistic, inspiring or… Read more »

Spiritual Leadership

Leadership is not a noun; it is a verb. Leadership is not an identity; it is an action.   We are living in exciting days. We were given a task as the Church and Bride of Christ to go into all the world and preach the Gospel. We know where we are and what still… Read more »

The Real Enemy

When I look at the riots taking place in our cities, destructions of property, loss of life, personal injuries, public services being interrupted and the riot police stepping in – the tendency for us is to become alarmed, fearful and wanting to know who or what is the culprit behind it all, and who to… Read more »

Behold, I Do Something New

1 CORINTHIANS 15:1-9   This Sunday we will be celebrating Pentecost. Something new happened at that time of the coming of the Holy Spirit. But 50 days earlier something else new took place and that is the resurrection of Christ.   We often look at Jesus dying on Friday, but how can that be if… Read more »

God’s Method

GOD’S METHOD HEBREWS 11: 8-19   Looking at Scripture we see a particular method that God uses to train us for His work.   The method might change depending on the person and circumstances, but the basic principles are the same.   We see this with Abraham: God gives us a vision in a general… Read more »

The Heart – Part 3

Proverbs 4:23 “Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life.”   The importance of the heart and mind is seen here in this verse. The very issues of life proceed out of the heart and mind (thoughts).   The Old Testament word for ‘issues’ brings out the meaning… Read more »

Terror to Triumph – Part 16

TERROR TO TRIUMPH CHALLENGES OF THE 21 CENTURY continued   “Patience is the result of well centered strength; it takes the strength of Almighty God to keep a man patient.” (OS)   “Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” Psalms 27:14   “Be still before the LORD and… Read more »

The Heart – Part 2

THE HEART continued…   Deuteronomy 12:20 “When the Lord your God enlarges your border as He has promised you, and you say, ‘Let me eat meat,’ because you long to eat meat, you may eat as much meat as your heart desires.”   “Enlarge your border” is a promise to the Children of Israel in… Read more »

The Heart

THE HEART – PROVERBS 4:20-27   In these next few letters, I want to concentrate on what the Bible calls THE HEART.   Since my wife’s brain aneurysm and consequent stroke, I have been doing some study about the brain and heart, and looking at it from a biblical point of view.   Another definition… Read more »