Author Archives: Tom Kraeuter

Searching for the Perfect Church

They’re searching for the “perfect” church. They go from one congregation to another, desperately looking for that which – honestly – does not exist. Like others before them, they will eventually realize that their efforts are futile. They will not … Continue reading

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Reconcile

In his letter to the Philippian church, the apostle Paul was attempting to cause two people who were apparently friends of his – Euodia and Syntyche – to become reconciled. He said, “I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to … Continue reading

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Unity … or Not!

If only this wasn’t so true.

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The Swing, the Rescue, and God

We have a really big swing in our yard. Three grandkids and I can all get on it at the same time. Plus, it’s tethered to a really high crossbar, so it swings a long way. The other day, two … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

If we’re not seeking God – if we’re not asking Him to lead us and guide us – we can have a tendency to miss what He is wanting in our lives. We can overlook His guidance when we’re not … Continue reading

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The Jealous Leader

Have you ever encountered a Christian leader who was jealous of someone else’s position or prominence? Looking enviously at the way God has blessed another is never a good thing. If you ever find yourself — as a Christian leader … Continue reading

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You’re Not Quarrelsome … Are You?

As a leader in the Church, I often feel as though I fall short. I am consistently convicted by God’s Word in areas where I simply don’t measure up. This morning, the Apostle Paul slapped me. Hard. “And the Lord’s … Continue reading

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