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Learning to Read the Bible

Learning to Read the Bible

Pastor Resources · Learning To Read The Bible   When I was young, I had a soccer coach who told me I didn’t know how to run—and that he was going to teach me. His statement made me mad. I actually didn’t like my coach too much; I thought he was kind of overweight for...

Appreciating nature in your backyard

Appreciating nature in your backyard

Pastor Resources · Appreciating Nature - Appreciating Nature   I wanted to take a few moments to share with you how nature and creation has been really significant to us and to our family in these last few days. Like you, our lives have been turned upside down in...

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...

Glorious Finish

Glorious Finish

  We are witnessing endless accounts of leaders who have received the flag of disqualification, raised the white flag of premature surrender, or thrown in the towel because of debilitating discouragement. No doubt, the complexities of modern ministry, the onslaught of...

Analog Church

Analog Church

  COMPARISON, COPYCATS, CARICATURES Today people have access to the best sermons and church music in the world, at the touch of their fingertips. So why don’t they just stay home and listen from the comfort of their beds on Sunday mornings? For those of us who...

HONESTLY, Did God Bring Us the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic?

HONESTLY, Did God Bring Us the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic?

Pastor Resources · HONESTLY - Did God Bring Us The COVID - 19 Pandemic   A lot is being written about God's role in the COVID-19 pandemic.  Some are suggesting that it is Divine retribution for mankind's wickedness.  Others are promoting the idea that God is allowing...

Stepparents: Learn to Listen for Love

Stepparents: Learn to Listen for Love

Pastor Resources · Building Love   To bond with stepchildren, stepparents are prudent to lead with love and to apply the principles of the 5 love languages with wisdom. Further, as we discuss in our book Building Love Together in Blended Families, to dissuade...

Grieving a Spouse: Vital Financial Decisions You Must Make

Grieving a Spouse: Vital Financial Decisions You Must Make

Pastor Resources · Grieving A Spouse - Vital Financial Decisions You Must Make   Dealing with the passing of a loved one is never easy, but it becomes more challenging when legal loose ends remain untied. In addition to navigating life without your spouse, you also...

A Higher Vision for Integrity and Endurance

A Higher Vision for Integrity and Endurance

Pastor Resources · Glorious Finish Reading Henderson   We are witnessing endless accounts of leaders who have received the flag of disqualification, raised the white flag of premature surrender, or thrown in the towel because of debilitating discouragement. No...

Fear starts a turning

Fear starts a turning

  The Old and New Testaments teem with God encounters: Abraham serving three strangers, Moses taking his sandals off to approach the burning bush, Elijah watching the Almighty pass by at Horeb, Gideon putting out his fleece as a test, Balaam’s talking donkey,...

Learning to Read the Bible

Learning to Read the Bible

Pastor Resources · Learning To Read The Bible   When I was young, I had a soccer coach who told me I didn’t know how to run—and that he was going to teach me. His statement made me mad. I actually didn’t like my coach too much; I thought he was kind of overweight for...

Appreciating nature in your backyard

Appreciating nature in your backyard

Pastor Resources · Appreciating Nature - Appreciating Nature   I wanted to take a few moments to share with you how nature and creation has been really significant to us and to our family in these last few days. Like you, our lives have been turned upside down in...

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...

Glorious Finish

Glorious Finish

  We are witnessing endless accounts of leaders who have received the flag of disqualification, raised the white flag of premature surrender, or thrown in the towel because of debilitating discouragement. No doubt, the complexities of modern ministry, the onslaught of...

Analog Church

Analog Church

  COMPARISON, COPYCATS, CARICATURES Today people have access to the best sermons and church music in the world, at the touch of their fingertips. So why don’t they just stay home and listen from the comfort of their beds on Sunday mornings? For those of us who...

HONESTLY, Did God Bring Us the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic?

HONESTLY, Did God Bring Us the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic?

Pastor Resources · HONESTLY - Did God Bring Us The COVID - 19 Pandemic   A lot is being written about God's role in the COVID-19 pandemic.  Some are suggesting that it is Divine retribution for mankind's wickedness.  Others are promoting the idea that God is allowing...

Stepparents: Learn to Listen for Love

Stepparents: Learn to Listen for Love

Pastor Resources · Building Love   To bond with stepchildren, stepparents are prudent to lead with love and to apply the principles of the 5 love languages with wisdom. Further, as we discuss in our book Building Love Together in Blended Families, to dissuade...

Grieving a Spouse: Vital Financial Decisions You Must Make

Grieving a Spouse: Vital Financial Decisions You Must Make

Pastor Resources · Grieving A Spouse - Vital Financial Decisions You Must Make   Dealing with the passing of a loved one is never easy, but it becomes more challenging when legal loose ends remain untied. In addition to navigating life without your spouse, you also...

A Higher Vision for Integrity and Endurance

A Higher Vision for Integrity and Endurance

Pastor Resources · Glorious Finish Reading Henderson   We are witnessing endless accounts of leaders who have received the flag of disqualification, raised the white flag of premature surrender, or thrown in the towel because of debilitating discouragement. No...

Fear starts a turning

Fear starts a turning

  The Old and New Testaments teem with God encounters: Abraham serving three strangers, Moses taking his sandals off to approach the burning bush, Elijah watching the Almighty pass by at Horeb, Gideon putting out his fleece as a test, Balaam’s talking donkey,...

 

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