4 beliefs YOU have that LIMIT God

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We all want to see God move in our lives in a more powerful way.  We want to have a “total reliance” on God.  And we would not want to intentionally limit Gods ability to move in our lives.  YET we do it everyday.  The Bible says, “Do not quench the Holy Spirit.”  The word quench means to suppress or to limit.  We do not want to limit God in our lives.  We all want to live a life that allows God to move freely in our lives, manifesting Himself as he sees.  But has our Western worldview limited our understanding of God and what He is able to do?  Has our heritage limited God?  John Wimber in his book, “Power Evangelism”  lists four characteristics that inhabit Western Christians’ ability to practice power evangelism.  These four characteristics not only limit “outsiders” (nonbelievers) but if we are not careful they will limit ours as well.

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The Friendship Trinity

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This past week I was with Jeanne Mayo and the Cadre for my ninth year of mentoring through her program call “The Cadre.”  If you are a youth pastor and have not done the cadre, YOU ARE MISSING OUT!  During our time there Jeanne gave us this teaching that I thought I would share with you.  She was inspired by a blog article by T.D.Jakes called, “The Friendship Trinity.”

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Open Booking Dates

 
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I have some open dates for the end of this semester.  I would love the opportunity to come out and share with your youth ministry, school, christian club.  For more information click here.
 
“Ryan Latham spoke to our student ministry on a typical Wednesday night but the response from the students was anything but typical. Ryan was energetic, prepared, and relatable. He even left time for the most important part—the response of the students’ to God’s tug on their hearts. I can’t wait to invite Ryan and his team back again!”
 
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4 Ways to Increase Your Influence

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Everyone has a level of influence.  Even the most introverted person will influence thousands of peoples lives.  We influence people intentionally and unintentionally everyday.  Simple things like how we drive have an influence on peoples days.  If we decide to smile at the Starbucks girls as she takes our order.  How well we perform at work has an influence on others.  We all influence people, so how to we increase our influence?

Four Ways To Increase Your Influence, TODAY.

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Creating Healthy Habits

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10 Questions For Your Youth Staff

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Pastors love to take people out to lunch.  As I write this blog I am preparing to take a student out to lunch and talk about life.  It is a big part of the job.  Lunch is a great time to meet with students, volunteers and leaders to build relationships and invest in their lives.  These can also be great opportunities for leaders to share with us one on one.  This is great time for them to share things that are on their hearts that they can’t (or shouldn’t) share in front of the group.  If you are like

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7 Ways To Find And Keep Your Motivation

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It is hard to not be motivated and inspirited to go out and accomplish something great after watching a video like this one.  Chris McDonnell has a very clear and powerful motivator for why he does ironman.  Loosing his daughter drives him everyday to honor her and to share her story.  Loosing a daughter or family member may not be the key motivate for you,

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9 Ways to Have an Effective Calendar

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THIS IS A GUEST POST BY ONE OF OUR VICTORY SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDENTS, ASHLEE ROEDELL. 

Recently a few of my close friends (shout out VSL) have been asking me to give some advice about how to be better at time management. I simply said that the key to better time management is to have a good calendar or a planner. Usually in the

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Episode 9: Hitting Gods Bullseye For Your Life

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In this Episode we will discuss the topic of hitting the bullseye that God has for you and our ministry.

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The Book Cover

Prepares for Impact: Cover

 

Here is the book cover!!!  I am excited that we are only days away from the official launch of the book.  Here is a look inside the book:

Here is a look at the chapters from the book:

Chapter. 1 Bullseye (Ryan)

Chapter 2  13 Quotes To Inspire You To Work Through
Your Own Goals (Paul)

Chapter 3  Help! No One Shows Up to My Events (Ryan)

Chapter 4  Quad Planning For Success (Paul)

Chapter 5  What It Takes:  A Step-by-Step Guide to All Your Events (Ryan)

Chapter 6  Dancing In The Mine Fields (Paul)

Chapter 7  What Your Past is Telling You About Your Future (Ryan)

Chapter 8 Always Invite Your Invisible Friends To Your Planning Meeting (Paul)

Chapter 9 Leading a Review Retreat (Ryan)

Chapter 10 The Answers Are In The Questions (Paul)

 

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