VIBRANT DevotionalS

September 27, 2022

Draw Me a Picture

Draw Me A Picture Leaders know the power of pictures. We often lead by drawing pictures in the minds of people that draw them into the future. We draw a picture of the difference our congregation can make in the community. We draw a…
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Taking fresh steps
to a God-given,

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GOAT – The Greatest of All Time

September 20, 2022
Welcome back to Vibrant Leadership devotionals. We anticipate an excellent year of learning from multiple leadership voices.  When you think of leading voices, what are some of the greatest leadership

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Embodying the Message

June 14, 2022
2 Corinthians 5:11-21. Delegates from the forty-nine classes (geographical regions) of the Christian Reformed Church are gathered in Grand Rapids, Michigan for Synod 2022. The delegates have been chosen by

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An Unlikely Ministry Partner

June 9, 2022
John 4:1-42. Tod Bolsinger tells the story of Lewis and Clark in his book Canoeing the Mountains. Their expedition took them off the map as they abandoned the canoes and

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Discipleship and Disasters 

June 1, 2022
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rains fell, the floods came,

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Moving from Stuckness to Curiosity

May 18, 2022
I guess “fear” is the official word of this decade. The COVID-19 pandemic made us afraid of being in close proximity to anybody not in our family pod. We were

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Creativity and Persistence

April 27, 2022
One of my favorite leadership moments from the Old Testament is the obscure and often overlooked story of David found in 2 Samuel 5:4-8: David was thirty years old when he

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Persevere in the journey

April 20, 2022
Luke 9:51 “When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.” Isaiah 50: “Therefore I have set my face like

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Stooping to Serve

April 12, 2022
John 13:1-17. “You may not remember what I said today, but I hope you will remember what I now do.” I spoke those words on October 15, 2011, which was

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Baptized for Mission

April 6, 2022
Photo Unsplash Kevin Adams, Senior Pastor at Granite Springs Church, Lincoln, CA Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter