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Trader Joe’s Employees – My Kind of People

A friend and I attended a pastor’s conference awhile back. It was a pretty relaxed group; some might say too relaxed! At the end,...
Johnny Appleseed

6 Outreach Leadership Lessons From Johnny Appleseed

John Chapman, aka the legendary “Johnny Appleseed”, was a missionary who reached out to Native Americans in the Ohio Valley in the early 1800s. He...

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Trader Joe’s Employees – My Kind of People

A friend and I attended a pastor’s conference awhile back. It was a pretty relaxed group; some might say too relaxed! At the end,...
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Mega-Churches or Medium-sized Churches…?

Someone sent me a tweet recently I’ve been thinking about. He asked about mega-churches and if many of the people they attract simply come...
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Why Kindness?

I was asked to write two book forwards this week.  This is something I have done for a number of writers – more in...
OBL

Was Osama Bin Laden Saved?

The cover of Time magazine recently featured Pastor Rob Bell and his controversial new book that hones in on the weighty issue of eternity....
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Lesson #6: “Big God!”…Your Perspective on Him Will Change.

#6: “Big God!”…Your Perspective on Him Will Change. When death has come your way, your image of God will be altered. It has to. The...
Burning Man

7.5 Lessons I Learned About Outreach At Burning Man

The famous Burning Man Festival is happening right now in the desert north of Reno right now. About 50,000 people from all over the world...
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Lesson #10: Turtles Last Longer Than Rabbits

#10: Turtles Last Longer Than Rabbits You’ve heard Aesop’s story about the tortoise and the hare. In this classic tale, the hare takes off quickly...
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Simplifying God’s Voice

Do you feel inadequate in the area of connecting with God's voice? When you hear others mention they have gotten specific guidance from God...
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Syncing With The Spirit

When I hook up my iPhone or my iPod with my laptop all that is new is caught up. I make deposits in the Spirit...
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Dave Jacobs Interview “Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets”

Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets Dave: Sorry that I haven’t kept up on “All-Things-Sjogren” but the last I heard you had planted a church in Florida,...
waterfall

Whispering the Gospel

For the longest time, I sought to shout my way into the lives of many who didn’t know Jesus. We’ve become like the culture around...
generosity

Generosity Changes Everything

It’s easy to go through the motions of ministry - to appear to make progress when all we are doing is marching in place....

LEADERSHIP

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What Used to Not Work Works Again

The world is in constant motion. It seems the Church isn’t always aware of this...
stone stacks

Building Adequate Relationships

Pastor David Cho of the world's largest church, in Seoul, Korea, has a practice with...
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Open Conversations or Closed Ones

You are doing outreach. You approach with bottles of water. You walk up to folks...
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Walk Spontaneously in the Spirit

Sometimes the best stuff happens as we don’t necessarily plan it all out – as...
Chicago Fire 1871

God’s Empowering

In October of 1871, the devastating Great Chicago Fire happened. The disaster claimed one-third of...

LIFE LESSONS

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Whispering the Gospel

For the longest time, I sought to shout my way into the lives of many who didn’t know Jesus. We’ve become like the culture around...

MEDIA

Steve Jobs

Hats Off to Steve Jobs

By now you’ve heard of the passing of Apple’s Steve Job. He was touched with the fire of God. I thank God for his life. He...
cleaning toilet

Dave Jacobs Interview “Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets”

Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets Dave: Sorry that I haven’t kept up on “All-Things-Sjogren” but the last I heard you had planted a church in Florida,...
waterfall

Whispering the Gospel

For the longest time, I sought to shout my way into the lives of many who didn’t know Jesus. We’ve become like the culture around...
generosity

Generosity Changes Everything

It’s easy to go through the motions of ministry - to appear to make progress when all we are doing is marching in place....