The Ideal Sized Congregation? Try 500!

Great churches come in a variety of sizes, very large ones, medium-sized ones, and smaller ones. It is a mistake to read the above...
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Student to Student Kindness

A high school student in South Carolina bought her friend shoes, and the gesture moved him to tears.
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#5. Lean Into the Power of God for Fruit that Will...

The kindness of God leads to repentance writes Paul in Romans 2:4 (“the kindness of God leads you to repentance”). The notion behind that...
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Celebrating My Greatest Mistakes Of 2011

At the end of the year some time ago I gave a message on a few year-end reflections I had cloaked around “My Biggest...

Where On Earth Is The Church Going?

Ever wonder “Where will things be in ten years?”  I abide by the wisdom that our greatest mistake is to overestimate what can happen...
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Something Worth Losing

It stands to reason that the younger we are – with the greatest number of years ahead of us and thus the most to...
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Walking In The Spirit… Facing the “Problem” of Islam

This week’s CBS Good Morning show focused in part upon the growing influence Islamic values are having upon the fashion industry.  One very popular...

From Message First To Serving First

In every major city in the world today, it is no longer possible to approach an emotionally healthy stranger and engage him/her in conversation...

You Are an Idea Receiver

There are many more great ideas yet to be discovered than all of us together have stumbled across. As I tally it, there are...

The State of… Evangelism (According to the Evangelists)

Everybody's Talking 'Bout A Revolution Sometimes a strong word can be overused and thus neutered.  As an American, I am especially aware of this tendency...

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