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  • LessononSuffering
  • Seven: Lesson In Suffering

Lesson on Suffering (Sermon)

“To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life. ‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich) and the slander of those who […]

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Seven Gospel Marks for Ministry

The Church in America today does not lack for conferences, strategies, blog-posts, books, celebrity-pastors, and para-church ministries designed to train, counsel and equip the church and her leaders as never before. But is all of it enough, is it making […]

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Ten Things We Lack that Threaten Us

It is so easy to assume that we “attend” church on a Sunday morning. But let’s remember the timeless truth that we are the church. The church is a group of Christ-followers in one particular area. In some ways you […]

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Five Leaders God Will Not Bless

Books and articles on leadership are never ending. Everyone has something to say about leadership. Many people pursue positions of leadership while others actively avoid positions of leadership. We as people each individually need to be led. Whether we know […]

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Three Churches People Leave

It seems many leadership and church blogs are talking about people who leave churches. I’ve read about the types of people who leave churches and the types of things churches are doing that cause people to leave. It seems everyone […]

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Student Ministry Philsophy

What is Student Ministry philosophy? It’s what guides our programming choices, our ministry focus, how we prepare our teaching, and it guides our volunteer leaders. The philosophy behind student ministry is the most important thing when it comes to thinking […]

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We’ve become Church Cynics & Critics

I understand many people have a problem with the “institutional” church. They might say the church is stuck in its ways. I understand why people have preferences of one denomination over another. I get why they might point out that […]

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Rock-Hard, Grounded, Rooted Faith: Part I

“For we walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Cor. 5:7) Do you want to have secure rock-hard faith?  Where have you put your trust?  You trusting in yourself or in the only one who can provide the security for you […]

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Thankfulness

“I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.” Psalm 9:1-2 Have […]

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Dying to Self

“But there must be a real giving up of the self. You must throw it away ‘blindly’ so to speak…The very first step is to try to forget about self altogether. Your real, new self (which is Christ’s and also […]

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