Tag Archives: christian authority

A Cry for Godly Leadership

1 Peter 5: 2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; 2019 may be a significant year for coaching in the National Hockey League (NHL), and by extension minor hockey.  Growing up in southern Ontario, Canada, where […]

To whom do you Entrust yourself?

John 2:24  But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.   NCAA Division 1 college athletes in the United States were polled in 2012 and asked to respond to this statement “My coaches can be trusted”.  The big headline in the news when the results were published two years later […]

Teaching with Authority

Matthew 7: 28-29  When Jesus had finished saying these things the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.   These verses in Matthew 7 are the concluding commentary to what is commonly called the Sermon on the Mount, the scriptural account […]

Honouring those in Authority

Romans 13:1-3 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. 3 For rulers hold no terror for those […]