O God, you are the fountain of all truth; we ask you to protect your church from all false teaching.
Protect the Church
From all teaching and preaching which would destroy people's faith;
"Unto us a child is born, to us a son is given... and he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6
These words from the prophet Isaiah take on special meaning when we see them fulfilled in the coming and birth of Jesus Christ.
"True leadership starts with a purpose, not a plan." In many ways this statement sums up Albert Mohler's excellent book on leadership: The Conviction to Lead. Leadership has to do with conviction. As he writes: "Congregations and Christian institutions need effective leaders who are authentically Christian -- whose leadership flows out of their Christian commitment."