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Five Benefits of Advanced Discipleship Training

Five Benefits of Advanced Discipleship Training

Equipping the Saints for Ministry - Ephesians 4:12 As pastors, it is our Biblical mandate to make disciples and equip the saints to do the work of the ministry so the Church can be built up by what each one has to offer. All too often we become so busy doing the work...

Never Too Late to Contend for the Faith

Never Too Late to Contend for the Faith

Do you have people within your congregation who desire to know more about the Bible and grow in their faith, but have neither the time nor finances to enroll in seminary? Do you want your church to not only have a stronger understanding of what and why they believe,...

Molded and Transformed

Molded and Transformed

Blacksmithing serves as a perfect metaphor for the long, hard, repetitive, seemingly violent method of transforming a leader. If the purpose of a transformational leader is, in the words of Dr. King, to “hew out of a mountain of despair stones of hope” then we would...

Opportunities to Deliver Hope Beyond the Box

Opportunities to Deliver Hope Beyond the Box

MONUMENTAL COLLABORATIONS In this unexpected year of hardship, it's remarkable to see organizations work together to serve households residing in the "Last Mile of Need": a metaphorical region of families who have fallen between the gaps with unmet food needs. A...

Emotional Support Parent

Emotional Support Parent

You’ve probably seen “emotional support” dogs or other pets. They can provide valuable companionship, but the primary role for providing emotional support shouldn’t rest on the shoulders of a well-trained canine. It really rests on the shoulders of a parent. We are...

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

As a pastor, you take on much of your flock’s burdens which add to your ever-increasing stress. In one day, you might go from the bedside of a dying church member to performing a funeral. Then return the next day to offer counseling for a member who’s depressed or...

Home Grown Faith

Home Grown Faith

Brand new research shines a light on faith in the home – just in time for a country that is mostly staying home on Sunday mornings.   As a pastor in the time of COVID I’ve had to ask questions I’ve never asked before. The same is true of the many other pastors I’ve...

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

As a pastor, you take on much of your flock’s burdens which add to your ever-increasing stress. In one day, you might go from the bedside of a dying church member to performing a funeral. Then return the next day to offer counseling for a member who’s depressed or...

Gratitude’s Blueprint for Thanksgiving

Gratitude’s Blueprint for Thanksgiving

When people think of thanksgiving, they likely think of Pilgrims, not prayer; drumsticks, not doctrine. Even the holiday of Thanksgiving gets minimized and skipped over. Black Friday has taken over Thanksgiving Day for many people. The morning started with gratitude...

Experiencing God’s Love in a Broken World

Experiencing God’s Love in a Broken World

Evangelism is sharing the love of God and the gospel of Jesus Christ with an unsaved person/people to provide the opportunity for them to respond to God’s call and to receive God’s offer of eternal life with him. Our motivation for evangelism should be our love for...

Five Benefits of Advanced Discipleship Training

Five Benefits of Advanced Discipleship Training

Equipping the Saints for Ministry - Ephesians 4:12 As pastors, it is our Biblical mandate to make disciples and equip the saints to do the work of the ministry so the Church can be built up by what each one has to offer. All too often we become so busy doing the work...

Never Too Late to Contend for the Faith

Never Too Late to Contend for the Faith

Do you have people within your congregation who desire to know more about the Bible and grow in their faith, but have neither the time nor finances to enroll in seminary? Do you want your church to not only have a stronger understanding of what and why they believe,...

Molded and Transformed

Molded and Transformed

Blacksmithing serves as a perfect metaphor for the long, hard, repetitive, seemingly violent method of transforming a leader. If the purpose of a transformational leader is, in the words of Dr. King, to “hew out of a mountain of despair stones of hope” then we would...

Opportunities to Deliver Hope Beyond the Box

Opportunities to Deliver Hope Beyond the Box

MONUMENTAL COLLABORATIONS In this unexpected year of hardship, it's remarkable to see organizations work together to serve households residing in the "Last Mile of Need": a metaphorical region of families who have fallen between the gaps with unmet food needs. A...

Emotional Support Parent

Emotional Support Parent

You’ve probably seen “emotional support” dogs or other pets. They can provide valuable companionship, but the primary role for providing emotional support shouldn’t rest on the shoulders of a well-trained canine. It really rests on the shoulders of a parent. We are...

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

As a pastor, you take on much of your flock’s burdens which add to your ever-increasing stress. In one day, you might go from the bedside of a dying church member to performing a funeral. Then return the next day to offer counseling for a member who’s depressed or...

Home Grown Faith

Home Grown Faith

Brand new research shines a light on faith in the home – just in time for a country that is mostly staying home on Sunday mornings.   As a pastor in the time of COVID I’ve had to ask questions I’ve never asked before. The same is true of the many other pastors I’ve...

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

Using Exercise to Enhance Your Health

As a pastor, you take on much of your flock’s burdens which add to your ever-increasing stress. In one day, you might go from the bedside of a dying church member to performing a funeral. Then return the next day to offer counseling for a member who’s depressed or...

Gratitude’s Blueprint for Thanksgiving

Gratitude’s Blueprint for Thanksgiving

When people think of thanksgiving, they likely think of Pilgrims, not prayer; drumsticks, not doctrine. Even the holiday of Thanksgiving gets minimized and skipped over. Black Friday has taken over Thanksgiving Day for many people. The morning started with gratitude...

Experiencing God’s Love in a Broken World

Experiencing God’s Love in a Broken World

Evangelism is sharing the love of God and the gospel of Jesus Christ with an unsaved person/people to provide the opportunity for them to respond to God’s call and to receive God’s offer of eternal life with him. Our motivation for evangelism should be our love for...

Helping Your Small Group Thrive

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