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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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It’s About the Mission

More about the conversation with my pastor friend... Are people less committed these days than a few years ago? One thing seems clear: people are...
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What’s Your Calling?

A unique calling from God is upon your life. It’s easy to think that only special people - those set apart - who are special...
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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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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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#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...
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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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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...
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From Expert to Novice

Somehow we clearly communicated that evangelism is for the experts only (please – let’s drop the word “outreach” – it is a false, non-biblical...

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