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Sep 27, 2021 08:00am

Blending Worship and Purpose

Knowing what God has created you to be and to do is a critical life question.

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Sep 21, 2021 08:00am

A Grace-Filled Church

Because of Jesus’ work on the cross, we want to make an eternal impact on our city.

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Sep 11, 2021 08:00am

Criticism then Evaluation

Is it time to consider asking the tough questions about the church you love?

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Sep 10, 2021 08:00am

Here’s What We Believe-Part Two

Foundational truths and practices of the Christian life are being watered down.

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Aug 31, 2021 08:00am

When Does Discipleship Begin?

Is pre-conversion discipleship a real possibility for disciple makers?

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Aug 28, 2021 08:00am

Here’s Why I Serve

Yes, God commands it, but what are the other reasons to serve in your church?

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Aug 24, 2021 05:00am

What it Means to Pastor Your Flock

Leading your church is a blessing and a privilege, but it is also a daunting task.

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Aug 20, 2021 08:00am

The Ice Age in Which We Live

Church leader, what are doing to stay in a good place spiritually and emotionally?

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Aug 04, 2021 08:00am

3 Steps to a Gospel Focus

Knowing who you are in Christ and having a deeper relationship with him is priority one.

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Jul 31, 2021 08:00am

Consequences of Spiritual Dryness

You’re not the only one who will suffer because of your own spiritual dryness.

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Jul 30, 2021 08:00am

3 Ways to Deeper Church Relationships

Leading people to Christ and the cross requires authentically loving people.

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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? Part Two

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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