Segment 1 (00:20) Todd goes through a list of 7 ways that Satan tries to destroy a church, and points out areas that we actually help him do that! Todd encourages you to consider: how much of what I do at church is based on my thoughts & what I want, and how much of it is based on what scripture teaches?
Segment 2 (07:54) Continuing in our list of 7 ways Satan tries to destroy a church, Todd points out that the devil is very crafty – he tears churches down in subtle ways with gossip, rumors, slander, and lying. Are you mindful of your tongue? Todd suggests reading James for encouragement & admonition in this area.
Segment 3 (16:56) Switching gears a little, Todd goes over a list of 7 ways a Pastor can destroy a church – Pastor, are you unintentionally causing friction in the church?
Wretched Surprise! (25:33) “Sermon Sizzler” from Steve Lawson! – Pastor, are you preaching in a commanding way, with authority?