Five Leadership Lessons from Chaplain Ministry

leadership lessons from chaplain ministry

Chaplains come from all walks of life and serve as Christian leaders with spiritual influence. Whether working in hospitals, in the military, or elsewhere, chaplains apply leadership skills to influence people through the gospel and provide those they serve with purpose, direction, and comfort. The role of a chaplain is spiritually, physically, emotionally, and psychologically challenging. Jeff Struecker, retired U.S. Army chaplain and Ranger portrayed in the best-selling book and movie Black Hawk Down, draws from Scripture and his own life experience as he offers training in the new Mobile Ed: Chaplaincy Bundle. Struecker offers five key insights into overcoming obstacles faced by chaplains—and all Christian leaders—today.

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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

How Your Logos Library Is Like Facebook

how your logos library is like facebook

Imagine being one of the first people to use Facebook. Without many others to connect with, would the social media company hold any value to you? Probably not.

But add a couple dozen of your close friends to the site, and suddenly you’d probably start to care—at least a little bit. Add another couple dozen coworkers, a few people from your small group, your kids, a hundred or so people from your alma mater, and a few of your favorite companies, and suddenly you’re checking Facebook every day. As more people join Facebook, the site’s value increases, and chances are the value increases exponentially, not linearly, as each additional person joins the site.

Your Logos Library is Like Facebook

The books in your Logos library are interconnected, like friends on Facebook. And the more books you add to your library, the more connections, or links, your library has between books. This causes the value of your books to increase exponentially as you add more. This Christmas season, the most affordable way to add hundreds of books to your library is the 500 Book Mega Pack, 2015 Edition.

Here’s how the Mega Pack will give you better search results and super-charge your library.

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Studying Luke 2 with Multiple Factbook Panels

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This post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.

If you’re like I am, sometimes you’re tempted to quickly read familiar Bible stories without pausing to notice all of the details in the passage. Take for example the Christmas story in Luke 2. Look at all of the people, places, and things Dr. Luke mentions:
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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

Resource Updates: November 2015

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Whenever a resource you own is updated, you’ll get that new content—for free—so your Logos library is always becoming more valuable and staying up to date with the latest improvements.

Here’s a list of Logos resources that were updated throughout November.

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The Meaning of Shalom and the Spirit of Advent

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We’re celebrating Advent by giving away dozens of free books and beautiful Advent Art. In this post, Martin Weber reflects on the peace signaled by this season of anticipation. Martin is the author of numerous books, including My Tortured Conscience and God Was There: True Stories of a Police Chaplain. He currently manages SDA content for Faithlife.

As we scramble in and out of stores for holiday shopping, Salvation Army volunteers stand beside their red donation kettles, patiently ringing their bells. They invite us to remember those who shiver outside the circle of sharing. Many pastors answer that invitation by partnering with the Salvation Army, conducting funerals for homeless men and women without church or family.

During my last pastorate, I conducted one such funeral for a man named Scottie. With his drinking buddies scattered throughout the sanctuary, I eulogized Scottie’s life as of infinite value to God and to us all—no matter what his struggles and setbacks. Suddenly like a shout from hell, drunken hollering interrupted my tribute.

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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Resource for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.