Author Archive: Claudia Porpiglia

S – E – R – V – E

“Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made…Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God – children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.” […]

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Remember Whose You Are

“The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. Now if we are children, then we are heirs – heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we also share in his glory.” Romans 8:16-17 Growing up I lived in a suburb of […]

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God’s Desire for All

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”   II Peter 3:9   On Saturday, terrorists attacked a number of locations in Paris killing over 150 people and leaving hundreds injured. Within hours the news […]

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So Who is Called to Lead?

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”   Matthew 28:19-20 Pastor Rick is in […]

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Jesus and Servant Leadership

“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and […]

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Leading and Serving Require Love

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31 The Sadducees or aristocrats of Jesus’s day came to Him and attempted to […]

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The Key to True Greatness

“Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mark 10:43-45   We live in a […]

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