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Jul 29, 2021 08:00am

Reaching Your Community With the Gospel of Love

You can’t always blame culture for your church’s lack of growth.

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Jul 18, 2021 08:00am

Does Your Church Love the Unclean?

A church that fails to minister to the undeserving is a church without a harvest of souls.

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Jul 17, 2021 08:00am

Upgrade Your Church Culture

Building a culture in your church that truly glorifies God takes passionate devotion.

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Jul 04, 2021 08:00am

Church. Not Just a Routine

Is church a Sunday routine or a life-changing opportunity to worship the Creator?

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Jun 30, 2021 08:00am

Are You Praying For Spirit-led Conviction?

Does your church pray for the Holy Spirit to call souls to Christ?

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Jun 23, 2021 08:00am

Self Care Begins With Friend Care

How do we make the most of the friendships God has so generously given us?

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Jun 21, 2021 08:00am

5 Judgement-Free Ways to Love the Lost

What would you do if you witnessed injustice, judgement and hypocrisy?

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Jun 15, 2021 08:00am

Debunking the Top 6 Critiques of the Bible

God was intimately involved in the process of determining the canon of the Bible.

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Jun 12, 2021 08:00am

Sicarii: Who Were These Assassins?

They wanted their independence from Rome, and they would do anything to get it.

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Jun 11, 2021 08:00am

Are the Attributes of God Important?

Truly knowing who God is affects your prayers, your worship, and your spiritual growth.

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May 28, 2021 08:00am

Bible Tidbits: Who were the Zealots?

Don’t let politics destroy unity among believers.

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May 24, 2021 08:00am

Seekers Part Four: Discipleship and the Church

Christ is the ultimate seeker. He seeks and saves the lost.

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May 23, 2021 08:00am

Seekers Part Three: God Seeks and Saves

God is seeking worshipers, making disciples, and shepherding His people.

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May 21, 2021 08:00am

Seekers Part One: Your Church’s Recruiting Strategy

Evangelism is not optional for the church.

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May 19, 2021 08:00am

One Church Survey, One Pastor and 4 Foundational Truths

Your home tells a story.

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Apr 12, 2021 08:02am

4 New Testament Reasons We Freely Give

Tithing really means giving BACK to God.

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Mar 23, 2021 08:00am

What Does Jesus Want Your Church to Do?

Christ is the ultimate seeker. He seeks and saves the lost.

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Mar 02, 2021 08:00am

Is Pursuing the Lost Your Church’s Vision?

A vision statement doesn’t guarantee that your church will be a visionary congregation.

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Feb 28, 2021 08:00am

What Are People Looking For in a Church?

Church is the people of God coming together to worship God and living out His mission.

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Feb 19, 2021 08:00am

Here Are 4 Foundational Truths on Which to Build Our Churches

Biblical success is doing everything for God’s glory.

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Feb 16, 2021 08:00am

3 Timeless Functions of a Ministry Leader

How do you lead your sheep to where God wants them to be as they follow Him?

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Feb 12, 2021 08:00am

What Happens between the Old and New Testaments?

Ever wondered what went on between Malachi and Matthew? Check this out . . .

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Feb 06, 2021 08:00am

Making the Lord’s Prayer Intentional and Meaningful

The Lord’s Prayer is more impactful when you let it guide your daily time with the Father.

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Feb 05, 2021 08:00am

The Old Testament Helps Us Understand the New Testament

A Christian’s identity is linked directly to the Old Testament, so why do we neglect it?

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Dec 23, 2020 08:00am

Love in a Lost and Broken World: Final Week of the Advent

It’s not too late to love people who only know difficulty and strife, and who need Jesus.

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Dec 16, 2020 20:00pm

Christians Do Not Fear Science

Believers are called to faithfully live in but not of the world and testify to God’s truth.

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Nov 07, 2020 08:00am

5 Ways to Truly Be in God’s Presence

Accomplishing God’s call on our lives requires an intimate, prayerful relationship with him.

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Oct 28, 2020 08:00am

What is Your Church’s Disciple Making DNA?

A healthy church should be obedient to what God has clearly commanded: making disciples

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Oct 11, 2020 08:00am

Is God Really Present in Your Church?

Leaders, do everything necessary, pay any price, to build a church where God is pleased to dwell.

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Oct 08, 2020 08:00am

It’s Past Time to Double Down on Prayer

As the world’s darkness intensifies, the world’s Christians should be intensely praying.

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Oct 05, 2020 08:00am

What Has Prayer Ever Done to Change the World?

Prayer could be the secret weapon to life-changing transformation in the lives of those around you.

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Oct 02, 2020 08:00am

Jesus’ Command to Go, Tell, and Disciple is For Pew Sitters Everywhere

The Great Commission doesn’t say one word about a Christian’s church attendance.

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Sep 29, 2020 08:00am

Being Certain and Being Right Are Two Different Things

My objective that day was to get to the hospital in downtown Chicago before the surgery to have prayer with […]

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Sep 27, 2020 08:00am

Five Ways to BE the Church

We weren’t made to live in isolation but in community, so intentionally love and serve others.

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Sep 23, 2020 08:00am

5 Myths About Why You Go to Church

Core values are principles and convictions that you have for both your life and your ministry. They are values focusing […]

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Sep 22, 2020 08:00am

7 Things to Do While You Wait

We’ve all had to wait.  Wait in line for a package, for test results. Waiting isn’t fun.  We are impatient […]

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Sep 14, 2020 08:00am

It’s Time to Be Selfless, Submissive, and Serving

The moment we commit ourselves to live for Christ is simultaneously the moment we resolve to die to ourselves.  The […]

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Sep 07, 2020 08:00am

This is How a Church Should Actually Function

We are commanded by Christ to “make disciples,” but somewhere along the way, making disciples became counting converts to some.   […]

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Sep 06, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How You Know if Your Church is Sick

There are many examples of people who thought they were healthy but when they visited the doctor it was the […]

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Aug 14, 2020 08:00am

Surrender the Fight and be Declared the Winner

I’ve fought my share of fights over the years.  Some were necessary. Some were stupid. Some I won. Some I […]

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Aug 11, 2020 08:00am

The Church Needs a Little Drama

Joey B was an active participant in the worship and lecture at a recent seminar I attended. If he heard […]

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Aug 04, 2020 08:00am

Not a Suggestion But a Command: Multiply

When churches become healthy, thriving, and begin to live “sent” they accept the mission God has given them.   They realize […]

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Jul 30, 2020 08:00am

All-Bark-No-Bite Christianity

The United States is one of the only countries in the world where the church is in decline. There are […]

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Jul 26, 2020 08:00am

Your Pastor’s Three Greatest Prayer Needs

In July of 2018 my pastor at Antioch in Conway, Arkansas, Dr. Jason Aultman, asked each of the national and […]

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Jul 22, 2020 08:00am

10 Tips to Wean Yourself Off Spiritual Milk

Many churches have a diet problem. I am talking about the spiritual diet. I think we need to think of […]

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Jul 16, 2020 08:00am

Be Careful Where You Lean

I love the story of The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss, and one of the most impactful lines comes in an exchange […]

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Jul 05, 2020 08:00am

The “No Big Deal” Sin of Gossip

Some sins are extremely common and even accepted as “no big deal” within the church. None of these sins would […]

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Jun 22, 2020 08:00am

Christian Service is Impossible Without Worship

At my local church, it is made clear that every member of the body is expected to serve the Lord […]

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Jun 18, 2020 14:00pm

Becoming a Sacrifice

If you have accepted Him as your Savior, you have a duty to be holy, to be set apart from the rest of this world for His glory.

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Jun 18, 2020 08:00am

Pastor, Are You Feeling the Weight of Decisions?

Are you feeling the weight of making a lot of decisions and being unsure of those decisions, along with their […]

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