Posts by Cedrick Brown

Remembering To Watch The Time

As a pastor for over 23 years, and having the privilege to serve in ministry for close to 30 years now, it seems as though time has escaped me. Yet, the Apostle Paul admonishes me in the book of Ephesians to make the most of my time. I must admit that I’ve probably not been…

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4 Ways To Live A Fluid Life

Can I be honest with you? I like routine. I can eat the same meal at the same restaurant every week — enjoying it as though it was my first experience. I strategically set my car keys in the same place every day when I arrive home. I pick up my green tea at the…

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How To Lead From The Bottom Up

When we think of leadership, we rarely consider terms such as bottom or weak, but rather top and strong. We define our idyllic leaders as sharp, innovative, visionary, and bright. Can you imagine being introduced this way: “I want you to meet Cedrick, our wonderful pastor who has lots of issues.”  Never do we aim…

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7 ideas for leading with a towel.

What would you say is one of the single most impactful moments in leadership history? Is it one of George Washington’s great conquests? What about one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s amazing messages or demonstrations? Could it be Moses leading God’s people out of Egypt and to the rim of the Promised Land? It…

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5 Ways to Find and Trust The Help You Need

“So, if You are going to deal thus with me, please kill me at once – if I have found favor in Your sight…” Numbers 11:15 How does kill me at once and finding favor in the sight of God go together in the same sentence, or better yet, in the same thought pattern? Well, it…

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What is humility…really?

  I was asked recently to speak at a Leadership Conference on the topic of Humility. So, I figured I’d share with you a few of my thoughts on this illusive requirement of effective leadership. Now, I must admit, I began my talk with the confession that I have yet to corner the market on…

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