The Guide with Greg Munck
In USMC bootcamp I was the platoon leader and carried the platoon flag called a guidon, in turn that made me The Guide. The fear of death in combat led me to the feet of the cross, and Jesus became The Guide of my life. At that moment, I became a solider for Christ. Over the coming weeks, we are going to be looking at how God as the guide over our lives, guides a soldier’s: Identity, Growth, Surrender, Purpose and Worth. Most of us want to be good and faithful soldiers, and we know what the opposite of those things are and what they produce. What is guiding you is what will determine what kind of soldier you will be.
Greg Munck is the Lead Executive Pastor of Crossline Church in Laguna Hills, California. He is a USMC veteran and was combat promoted to Corporal for his actions in the Persian Gulf War. He has been married to Kymbry for 30 years, and has five children Noah, Taylor, Micah, Elijah and Ethan. He is a speaker and author of The Guide: Survival, War-fighting and Peacemaking.
For more information go to www.gregmunck.net
The Guide Part 1 with Greg Munck
Your truest identity is not what you do, what you have accomplished, what social-economic group you were born into, or what pain you have experienced. Your truest identity is that you are the son of the most high God, the creator of the universe. The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. You are a ma...
The Guide Part 2 with Greg Munck
Our truest growth happens under pressure, when you train, when you are stretched. Pressure reveals your true character and the pressure of bootcamp and training brought out qualities in me like honor, leadership, courage, and commitment. You understand the importance of working as a unit, platoon...
The Guide Part 3 with Greg Munck
Surrender is not a word that is in my vocabulary, and “never ever quit, never” is something I say all the time. Surrender is an absence of resistance. There is only one thing worthy of surrendering to, and that is the God that created the heavens and the earth, the God who created you. He is the...
The Guide Part 4 with Greg Munck
Without purpose, we will perish. As solider’s we understand what it means to please our commanding officer (CO), to execute the mission. As men of God, our commanding officer is Jesus, and we strive to be more like our CO. We do that by training in Godliness, so we model Jesus, we get familiar wi...
The Guide Part 5 with Greg Munck
You put your life on the line for your country and fellow soldier and fight the enemy with reckless abandon. Then you come home, and at some point, start to process what you went through. Some ways we deal with or try to forget our past create more pain in our lives. We hear the cultural/politica...