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Entries Tagged as 'motivation'

Learning to Motivate

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Teaching

Pretty frequently Missy asks me how I know different random facts. She thinks I should go on a game show and put my knowledge of useless information to work for our family. Information motivates me. Because it motivates me it is the way I usually try to motivate others. Present the information and people will […]

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How Do You Motivate Once Guilt is Removed?

September 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Gospel of John, Grace, Jesus, New Testament, Paradigm Issues, Religion, Teaching, Thoughts

People still think of the Sunday morning service as the “have to” part of Christianity. There is no doubt about it in my mind. Why else would many churches only get 30-50% return, if that, on Wednesday night? Things that have led to our current situation: The motivation of guilt is being removed. Some used […]

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Preaching – Transition from Motivating to Educating

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Christianity, Church, Ministry, Preaching, Religion

It seems like some of the most effective preaching that is going on today is very educational. I don’t mean educational like a dry lecture from Ferris Beuller’s Day off. I mean very engaging but certainly not light on the biblical narrative or even bits and pieces of more complex theology thrown in the mix. […]

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