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Marcos Orison De Almeida

Wow! I’m Kind of Dizzy

Two years ago my son asked to go for a spinning ride at an amusement park. He was excited about the experience, but as soon as that little car started to spin faster and faster I heard him shouting to the operator: ‘Stop!’ His little face was full of despair. Sometimes I feel like asking

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Salim J. Munayer

Looking Back on Leadership

When you finish your studies, in seminary or Bible college, you will be full of ideas, information and excitement. You will want to return home, and implement what you have learned, imparting knowledge and being a blessing to your own people. Unfortunately when you do come back, a harsh reality is waiting for you. The

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Siew Pik Lim

Virtuous Leadership: Overcoming Toxicity

As they offer spiritual leadership, Christian leaders are to follow standards and behaviors that reflect biblical values. Despite this long-held understanding, there are mounting concerns over the “hiddenness” of toxic behaviors and practices in churches and among Christian leaders. Kenneth Gangel, an experienced leader in the field of Christian Education, aptly states: “Defective Christian leaders

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John Jusu

The Marginalized Trio: A Christian Response

The widow, the fatherless, and the alien – the marginalized trio – are often forgotten by both society and the Church. Their care is not explicit in the Ten Commandments and, due to the social isolation of this group, we often do not remember them on the list of “our neighbors” in the Great Commandment.

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