Equipping for Life and Leadership

Providing resources to help you know and love God, grow to maturity, heal past wounds, and become equipped to lead.


  • What is counseling? For the purpose of this summary, I am considering counseling a subset of shepherding. The Greek word translated “pastor” (ποιμήν) is the common word for “shepherd.” Pastors are to “shepherd” the people of God in the same…

  • To esteem means regard with respect, prize. One of its synonyms is “value.” When thinking about esteem, we should ask ourselves the questions, “Prized, esteemed, valued by whom?” Although we can lose our sense of value and esteem in our…

  • If you love someone, do you want them to take care of themselves? Of course you do. Every parent does. God is our Father, loves us, and wants us to care for ourselves. Part of God’s grief when we sin…

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Renew Ministry addresses hurts, habits, and hangups and brings change from the inside out.

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