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A Settled Strategy for Self-Control

A Settled Strategy for Self-Control

This morning I want to talk about self-control. This is a topic that I cover every year into Iron Leadership. It’s a key characteristic for Leadership. Proverbs 25:28 says, “Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control. “ Your city is in perpetual danger without walls. Your life is in perpetual danger without self-control! One break in your character causes a lot of destruction. It is important to notice that the Apostle Paul gives these instructions to…

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Nehemiah Part 7: Nehemiah Implements His Vision

Nehemiah Part 7: Nehemiah Implements His Vision

Audio Recording   This winter and spring we will examine how Nehemiah implements his Vision. In the process, we’ll receive a Master’s Degree in Leadership from him! We can draw three points from Nehemiah Chapter 2. 9 Then I came to the governors of the province Beyond the River and gave them the king’s letters. Now the king had sent with me officers of the army and horsemen. 10 But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant heard…

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How I Work: An Interview with Trevin Wax – TGC

How I Work: An Interview with Trevin Wax – TGC

Iron Leaders, for the next few weeks leading up to 2017, I am going to send you some articles on time management or productivity.  The Lord teaches us to number our days and that our days are like a mist so we want to use our time wisely.  I hope you benefit from these articles and prepare to get the most out of 2017. Read How I Work: An Interview with Trevin Wax Paul Phillips Pastor, Christ Community Church www.ironleader.org paul@cccwnc.com

Joshua’s Pre-Game – Leadership Lesson

Joshua’s Pre-Game – Leadership Lesson

Mark Hurt did an excellent job leading Iron Leadership. Here are the notes from last Friday. Look forward to seeing you Friday, December 2 at 6:30 AM or at 6:00 AM for the Daily Office. Friends and Brothers,       Paul Phillips Pastor, Christ Community Church www.ironleader.org paul@cccwnc.com

War, Women, and Wealth – Tim Challies

War, Women, and Wealth – Tim Challies

Iron Leaders, Please read and reflect on these common struggles for most male leaders. We will look at them with more depth when we reach Solomon in our journey through biblical leaders this year. Friends and Brothers, Paul Phillips Pastor, Christ Community Church www.ironleader.org paul@cccwnc.com

Michael Phelps and Dealing With Darkness

Michael Phelps and Dealing With Darkness

You may be tired of Michael Phelps by now, but I thought this commercial was compelling in many ways. It fits perfectly with one of our themes from last year’s Iron Leadership. (Joe Frazier). However, I might add something to the ending tag line: “It’s what you do in the dark that puts you in the light.” I would add: “It’s what you do with the dark that brings you into the light.” Pete Scazzero terms this darkness, “the Shadow”…

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Your Summer Training Program

Your Summer Training Program

Paul tells Timothy to: “Train (not try) yourself to be godly. Physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” I Timothy 4 I hope you have a plan over the summer. If you don’t, I suggest you call a friend or two and commit to a training routine for the next 12 weeks. Here are a couple of helpful resources: Spiritual Disciplines for…

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