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All They Wanted for Christmas

All They Wanted for Christmas

So what is it that YOU wanted for Christmas? (Please don’t say for the pandemic to end, though that was probably on the list for many this year!) Some of you probably have items from Amy Grant’s Grown-Up Christmas list song just dancing through your mind…no more lives...

Life is a Gift

Life is a Gift

  Life is short. Life is hard. Life is not fair. Life’s a beach. Life is a gift. You know all of these little quotes that we throw out there as if life is really all that simple to capture in a meme or a phrase. In spite of the fact that we all know that life...

What Kind of Foundation? Part 3

What Kind of Foundation? Part 3

In times like these, we begin to realize how critical our foundations are. We all strive to value strong foundations all the time, but we all know that we struggle to put down strong foundations. It is often easy to build and grow and expand during the good times...

What Kind of Foundation? Part 2

What Kind of Foundation? Part 2

In times like these, we begin to realize how critical our foundations are. We all strive to value strong foundations all the time, but we all know that we struggle to put down strong foundations. It is often easy to build and grow and expand during the good times...

What Kind of Foundation? Part 1

What Kind of Foundation? Part 1

Pastor Resources · What Kind Of Foundation   In times like these, we begin to realize how critical our foundations are. We all strive to value strong foundations all the time, but we all know that we struggle to put down strong foundations.  It is often easy to build...

Mission 3:16

Mission 3:16

 Pastor Resources · Excerpt - The Introduction - Mission 316   God’s mission in the world includes you. Uniquely you. Specifically you. Think through those statements for a moment. God—the Lord of the universe, sovereign over all nations, creator of all humankind,...

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Pastor Resources · Can't We All Just Get Along   “Can’t we all just get along?” became a popular saying after Rodney King uttered this question during riots in Los Angeles in 1992. Many would think these words are not needed in churches either because we have all...

How Do YOU Spell Care?

How Do YOU Spell Care?

    All churches focus on missions, right? All churches support missionaries, right? All churches care for missionaries, right? Probably not exactly, though no church (or pastor) wants to admit where there might be some gaps in the care being given to the...

The Rule of Seven (Times Seven?) in Missions

The Rule of Seven (Times Seven?) in Missions

    Experts have studied how many times humans must be exposed to something in order for it to stick. One author says, “The rule of seven is an old marketing adage. It says that a prospect needs to see or hear your marketing message at least seven times...

Power in the Pulpit

Power in the Pulpit

There is a popular preaching textbook with the title “Power in the Pulpit”, and the reference to power is a reference to the potential strength that comes from proper techniques being used to preach an expository sermon. Certainly, that is one form of power! However,...

All They Wanted for Christmas

All They Wanted for Christmas

So what is it that YOU wanted for Christmas? (Please don’t say for the pandemic to end, though that was probably on the list for many this year!) Some of you probably have items from Amy Grant’s Grown-Up Christmas list song just dancing through your mind…no more lives...

Life is a Gift

Life is a Gift

  Life is short. Life is hard. Life is not fair. Life’s a beach. Life is a gift. You know all of these little quotes that we throw out there as if life is really all that simple to capture in a meme or a phrase. In spite of the fact that we all know that life...

What Kind of Foundation? Part 3

What Kind of Foundation? Part 3

In times like these, we begin to realize how critical our foundations are. We all strive to value strong foundations all the time, but we all know that we struggle to put down strong foundations. It is often easy to build and grow and expand during the good times...

What Kind of Foundation? Part 2

What Kind of Foundation? Part 2

In times like these, we begin to realize how critical our foundations are. We all strive to value strong foundations all the time, but we all know that we struggle to put down strong foundations. It is often easy to build and grow and expand during the good times...

What Kind of Foundation? Part 1

What Kind of Foundation? Part 1

Pastor Resources · What Kind Of Foundation   In times like these, we begin to realize how critical our foundations are. We all strive to value strong foundations all the time, but we all know that we struggle to put down strong foundations.  It is often easy to build...

Mission 3:16

Mission 3:16

 Pastor Resources · Excerpt - The Introduction - Mission 316   God’s mission in the world includes you. Uniquely you. Specifically you. Think through those statements for a moment. God—the Lord of the universe, sovereign over all nations, creator of all humankind,...

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Pastor Resources · Can't We All Just Get Along   “Can’t we all just get along?” became a popular saying after Rodney King uttered this question during riots in Los Angeles in 1992. Many would think these words are not needed in churches either because we have all...

How Do YOU Spell Care?

How Do YOU Spell Care?

    All churches focus on missions, right? All churches support missionaries, right? All churches care for missionaries, right? Probably not exactly, though no church (or pastor) wants to admit where there might be some gaps in the care being given to the...

The Rule of Seven (Times Seven?) in Missions

The Rule of Seven (Times Seven?) in Missions

    Experts have studied how many times humans must be exposed to something in order for it to stick. One author says, “The rule of seven is an old marketing adage. It says that a prospect needs to see or hear your marketing message at least seven times...

Power in the Pulpit

Power in the Pulpit

There is a popular preaching textbook with the title “Power in the Pulpit”, and the reference to power is a reference to the potential strength that comes from proper techniques being used to preach an expository sermon. Certainly, that is one form of power! However,...

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