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Serve AND Speak Words

I regularly hear the phrase, “Let’s show God’s love and if necessary we’ll use words.” I’m not sure if I have especially tuned my...

Mistakes I Hope to Make Next Year

Sometimes the best mistakes are premeditated. We can sometimes assume that to lose in any way is a horrible thing that must be avoided...
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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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Outreach is Work and Play

Outreach is at times both work and play. On occasion, we need to rally our energies, roll up our sleeves and do whatever it...

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 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....

What Used to Not Work Works Again

The world is in constant motion. It seems the Church isn’t always aware of this basic fact. If we aren’t careful we can flog...
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Increase Your Outreach IQ

It isn’t so that what you are born with is where you will remain - at least in the area of outreach aptitude. God...
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Toilet Cleaning Considerations

I just came back with teams doing a restroom cleaning outreach. I seem to have some sort of touch with this outreach – in...
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Extending Your Half-Life In The Community

The term Half-life refers to how long something continues to have an influence on a system. For example, how long does a medication remain...

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