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Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Starting a nonprofit organization may sound like a daunting task, but if you make sure to fulfill several key activities, you will be running your own 501(c)(3) in no time. Pastor Resources shares what you need to do in order to set up your business and help those in...

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Do you wish your small group would spend more time praying? Here are three ways to incorporate more time for communicating with God during your gatherings. Praying together can transform your small group time because God loves to meet with us and make us more like...

Birthing your Sermon

Birthing your Sermon

Rock Stars My wife was a birthing rock star. As she progressed through the pains of labor all the way to that last exhausting push – after each of our four kids, she emerged glowing and proud – a smile on her face that seemed to welcome the challenge of delivery as...

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

If you’re like many believers, you feel confident you’re past the magic-lamp phase of prayer. You understand surrender. You understand God’s will. And yet, no matter how good we are at surrender, we each hold on to something in our lives.  That one thing we keep...

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

Nick Vujicic came into the world with no arms and no legs, but only a six-inch appendage with two toes on the left side of his torso, and no medical explanation. The whole church wondered why God would allow the pastor’s son to be born with such a birth defect. But...

Definitions

Definitions

A few years back, I was representing my Camp at a Christian Youth Conference.  To encourage people to stop, we usually tried to have something “fun”.  In the past, we used drawings for prizes, free candy, illusions, balloon animals, and more. This year, however, I...

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call pt 2

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call pt 2

A lot of images come to mind with the word entrepreneur. There’s a Silicon Valley stereotype that includes a button-down shirt with a Patagonia vest. A lot of people will think of someone young, someone working in technology. Few people would think of a gardener. But...

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call

The word calling has dominated Christian circles in recent years, and it has taken on a mysterious power that no one seems to have nailed down. Does God call people into certain jobs and professions? Is calling a special spiritual experience? Are some people called...

Love Your Enemy

Love Your Enemy

When we read what Jesus says about loving our enemies, it can be tempting to soften his words. Can we take this another way? Maybe he didn’t mean it! Unfortunately, he’s pretty clear. In Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus says to love our enemies and to pray for those who...

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Starting a nonprofit organization may sound like a daunting task, but if you make sure to fulfill several key activities, you will be running your own 501(c)(3) in no time. Pastor Resources shares what you need to do in order to set up your business and help those in...

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Do you wish your small group would spend more time praying? Here are three ways to incorporate more time for communicating with God during your gatherings. Praying together can transform your small group time because God loves to meet with us and make us more like...

Birthing your Sermon

Birthing your Sermon

Rock Stars My wife was a birthing rock star. As she progressed through the pains of labor all the way to that last exhausting push – after each of our four kids, she emerged glowing and proud – a smile on her face that seemed to welcome the challenge of delivery as...

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

If you’re like many believers, you feel confident you’re past the magic-lamp phase of prayer. You understand surrender. You understand God’s will. And yet, no matter how good we are at surrender, we each hold on to something in our lives.  That one thing we keep...

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

Nick Vujicic came into the world with no arms and no legs, but only a six-inch appendage with two toes on the left side of his torso, and no medical explanation. The whole church wondered why God would allow the pastor’s son to be born with such a birth defect. But...

Definitions

Definitions

A few years back, I was representing my Camp at a Christian Youth Conference.  To encourage people to stop, we usually tried to have something “fun”.  In the past, we used drawings for prizes, free candy, illusions, balloon animals, and more. This year, however, I...

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call pt 2

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call pt 2

A lot of images come to mind with the word entrepreneur. There’s a Silicon Valley stereotype that includes a button-down shirt with a Patagonia vest. A lot of people will think of someone young, someone working in technology. Few people would think of a gardener. But...

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call

Answering the Entrepreneurial Call

The word calling has dominated Christian circles in recent years, and it has taken on a mysterious power that no one seems to have nailed down. Does God call people into certain jobs and professions? Is calling a special spiritual experience? Are some people called...

Love Your Enemy

Love Your Enemy

When we read what Jesus says about loving our enemies, it can be tempting to soften his words. Can we take this another way? Maybe he didn’t mean it! Unfortunately, he’s pretty clear. In Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus says to love our enemies and to pray for those who...

Helping Your Small Group Thrive

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