Melana and Meatballs!

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The Future

The Future

Bill Bales- Preached at 15th Anniversary Service

April 17, 20111 Corinthians 14:40; Nehemiah 3:1-32
2 Things I hope we never lose:-Our sense of purpose (philosophy)1. God gives the increase.2. If we take care of what God gives you, God will give you more.-Our sense of humor.
What are we going to build on?  The principles of God’s work found in God’s Word.
4 Principles for the FutureNehemiah 1
1. The principles of simplification.  (Vs. 1-5)*The strongest organizations are the most simple.
2. The principle of participation. (Vs. 5)*Work with those who want to work.
3.  The principle of delegation.*Match the right person with the right the task. (Vs.It’s not everybody doing everything.  It is everybody doing their thing.
4.  The principle of cooperation.*Cooperation is a greater motivator than competition.

“It isn’t Narnia, you know,” sobbed Lucy. “It’s you. We shan’t meet you there. And how can we live, never meeting you?”

“But you shall meet me, dear one,” said Aslan.

“Are are you there too, Sir?” said Edmund.

“I am,” said Aslan. “But there I have another name. You must learn to know me by that name. This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.”