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May 06, 2021 08:00am

What it Really Means to Preach

Preaching is a weighty task because by definition the preacher communicates on behalf of God.

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Apr 25, 2021 08:00am

How to Have a Loving Confrontation

Biblical confrontation is important and necessary, but it must be motivated by love.

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Apr 22, 2021 08:00am

7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision-Part One

God has a specific plan for a specific church in a specific place at a specific time.

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Apr 19, 2021 08:00am

5 Ways to Evaluate Your Church’s Operating Systems

Systems need to be values driven, mission directed, vision focused then strategy accomplished.

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Mar 21, 2021 08:00am

Passing the Baton: A Smooth Pastor Transition

A successful transition depends on much prayer, preparation, planning, a process, and it is the work of God.

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Mar 08, 2021 08:00am

Vision: God’s Preferred Future

It takes all kinds of churches to reach all kinds of people.

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Mar 06, 2021 08:00am

Here’s What We Can Learn From Mr. Miyagi

Jesus took advantage of daily opportunities to lay foundations for learning.

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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 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 17, 2021 08:00am

Church Planting is a Lot Like Surfing

I’m not sure there’s a difference between surfing and being a part of a church plant.

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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 14, 2021 08:00am

Testimony of a Frontline Worker

During this unprecedented time how can your church serve the servants?

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Feb 13, 2021 08:00am

When God Attends Summer Camp

Summer camp is more than just water games and bunk beds; It can be a life changer.

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Jan 23, 2021 08:00am

Yes, You Need to Know Your Spiritual Gift

There’s a void in the local church when you aren’t using your spiritual gift.

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Jan 21, 2021 08:00am

Inclusivity and Woke-ness in America

Instead of going overboard with inclusion in our culture, why don’t we love inclusively?

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Jan 20, 2021 08:00am

Comfort in a Season of Grief and Tragedy

What should we do when others are experiencing unimaginable grief?

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Jan 19, 2021 08:00am

7 Ways to Lead People Who Desperately Need the Lord

In these difficult times, learn to lead people with plenty of opinions but few real answers.

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Jan 17, 2021 08:00am

3 Steps to Make the Greatest Impact

There’s a better way to teach the next generation to bring about change.

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Jan 16, 2021 08:00am

Unspeakable Grief, Life-Giving Words, and a Promise to God

I have a testimony I didn’t want and a lingering ache, but God had a purpose for my story.

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Jan 11, 2021 08:00am

Telling the Story of Jesus in the Way We Use Our Time- Part Seven

We’re meant to spend our time urgently telling people about Jesus’ love for all mankind.

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Jan 10, 2021 08:00am

Is Watching Your Mouth a Resolution for You in 2021?

Words can build up or destroy, so next time you lash out, lash your tongue instead.

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Jan 01, 2021 13:59pm

How You Can Actually Achieve New Year’s Resolutions

Goal setting requires intentionality and commitment to really make it stick.

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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 17, 2020 08:00am

Jesus’ Birth Eliminated a Front-Line Worker’s Job

Jesus offered a personal, agonizing sacrifice for God’s people that changed the world.

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Dec 11, 2020 08:00am

When the Holidays Mean Sadness Instead of Joy

The joy and good news of Christmas is available to all mankind through the perfect gift.

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Dec 09, 2020 08:00am

The Answer to Our Fear and Fatigue

Now more than ever, we need the peace and rest only a holy God can provide.

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Dec 02, 2020 08:00am

Here’s What Peter Says to Discouraged Pastors

God has given you stewardship of your church, but willingness to follow is not up to you.

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Nov 19, 2020 08:00am

Will We Really Listen to Each Other Ever Again?

The secular world says we should hate, but Jesus says we should love unconditionally.

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Nov 14, 2020 08:00am

Hold On. What’s The One Thing You’re Forgetting?

God warns us of the tendency to immediately enact our plan without one important thing . . .

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Nov 12, 2020 08:00am

When You Think You’re Not Capable of Your Calling

God doesn’t send his soldiers into battle without the proper equipment.

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Nov 11, 2020 08:00am

Before the Holidays Hit, Read This

As holiday stresses pile up, choose to be still instead of be overwhelmed.

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Nov 10, 2020 08:00am

Where Has All the Compassion Gone?

Religion is often self-centered, but God calls us to be others-centered.

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Nov 09, 2020 08:00am

Here’s Why We Can be Thankful in Tragedy

Jesus’ impending death on the cross didn’t prevent him from giving thanks in the upper room.

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Nov 08, 2020 08:00am

The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One

If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.

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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 25, 2020 08:00am

7 Reasons You Can Trust in Your Calling

You’re capable of more than you know, so rely on hidden strengths and trust in yourself.

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Oct 23, 2020 08:00am

From Nicaragua to Cuba and Discovering Truth

Throughout their ministry the Gaitans have seen how God plants seeds in people’s hearts.

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Oct 21, 2020 08:00am

Four Ways to Know You’re a Genuine Jesus Follower

Christ followers aren’t perfect, but they strive to die to self and live under the Holy Spirit’s power.

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Oct 14, 2020 08:00am

The Middle Ground Between Condoning and Condemning Sin

How do I accept people without compromising the truth of God’s Word?

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Oct 13, 2020 08:00am

What is Your Worst Fear and What Can You Do About It?

God’s plan for us doesn’t include living in fear but living in confident hope.

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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 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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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 26, 2020 08:00am

If You’re Struggling, Maybe You’re Out of Balance

“Your walk with God, family life, and ministry must be in biblical balance.” This is Principle #10 of twelve in […]

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Sep 25, 2020 08:00am

Why Have Parents Abandoned Their Responsibilities?

As I write this, we are starting to feel a change in the air in our part of the country. […]

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Sep 24, 2020 08:00am

6:07 Tuesday Afternoon August 4, 2020

People need a Savior the world over, so ministry after a catastrophic event is especially important.

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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 15, 2020 08:00am

Hope, Grace, and Kindness on the Football Field

Sit back a minute, close your eyes and honestly ask yourself what life would be like without hope. Yes, seriously, […]

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Aug 27, 2020 08:00am

The Abortion Issue: Here’s What Christians Should Pray

The strength of our pro-life demonstrations and protests may be ignored, but “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful […]

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Aug 26, 2020 10:41am

You Don’t Have to Quit Sinning Before You Come to Jesus

Is it possible that you are “saved” and in the family of God, but you are sinning and you don’t […]

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