Blog Archives

Dec 01, 2022 06:00am

Put on Your Awareness Glasses!

If we truly believe that it’s all about Him, wouldn’t we be more in agreement with scripture to provide His hope through friendship, inclusion, and a hug that says, “There is room for you here!”?

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Nov 24, 2022 06:00am

Thanks-GIVING

This Thanksgiving, reflect God’s glory and choose the centerpiece of generosity to resemble your Father!

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Oct 31, 2022 18:30pm

We are Better Together

The Lord knows we are better together. United, we will stand; divided, we will fall.

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Oct 21, 2022 18:30pm

Teach Me so I can Teach Another

Don’t just do it for me. Teach me so I can do it, too. And then, let me be able to teach someone else. Isn’t that what discipleship is?

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Sep 10, 2022 08:00am

Just a Taste of the Gospel Harvest

Satan attacks our attempts to spread gospel seeds, but with consistent care and intentionality, the harvest will give birth to new believers.

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Aug 14, 2022 08:00am

What a Humble Leader Really Is

He had less than three years to teach his followers and disciples how to lead, love, and serve, and he remains the greatest of all time to do so.

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Jul 20, 2022 08:00am

From Assistant to Missionary

God’s plan and purpose is so much greater and more perfect than anything the world can dream of.

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Jul 12, 2022 08:00am

What Does Kingdom Work Really Mean?

Every area of your life is essentially missionary work and gives you the chance to glorify the God of the universe.

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Jul 11, 2022 08:00am

If You Cause These Little Ones to Stumble

Trained professionals in any field often don’t realize their skills could be easily used as part of God’s purpose and plan.

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May 25, 2022 08:00am

What Biblical Leadership Looks Like

In a culture of who you know instead of whose you are, Christian leaders must have a God-given vision.

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May 22, 2022 08:00am

Lessons From a Lumberjack

Christians have a purpose and God has a plan: Go and disciple others.

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May 18, 2022 08:00am

The Letters of Paul: What Was His Purpose?

Not only were Paul’s letters intended to be shared but also to explain the mission of God.

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Apr 24, 2022 08:00am

Let Your Test Become a Testimony

You can trust God to help when it’s time to share your story of abundant and undeserved grace.

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Mar 28, 2022 08:00am

What I’ve Learned From a Lifetime of Ministry

Ministry life has often been difficult and heartbreaking, but God has shown me some irrefutable truths.

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Dec 10, 2021 08:00am

Loving God=Loving the Broken

If you understand the gospel, you understand your true purpose.

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Nov 12, 2021 08:00am

4 Responses to Blindness

Show compassion and understanding for the spiritually blind.

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Oct 17, 2021 08:00am

Ever Thought About Pastoring?

So you think you want to be a pastor? Here’s why you should do it!

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Oct 06, 2021 08:00am

Not a Quitter

Even though I live more by the flesh than by faith, God has never quit on me.

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Sep 23, 2021 08:00am

5 Ps of the Peace Index

Leading people is hard, but evaluating yourself helps you help others…

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Sep 19, 2021 08:00am

His Call Doesn’t Come With a Script

In a culture where “control” is a negative term, give it to God to find peace and joy.

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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 06, 2021 08:00am

3 Must-Dos to Live on Mission

To affect culture in a positive way you must see yourself as a missionary.

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Jul 02, 2021 08:00am

Let Your Life Tell the Story

Do your actions, words, and choices tell the greatest story ever told of grace and mercy?

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Jun 26, 2021 08:00am

3 Ways to Be an Effective Witness

When there’s an opportunity, don’t blow the chance to share your life-changing story.

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Jun 17, 2021 08:00am

Jesus Said Go and Disciple

Believers are called to be faithful to give to others what has been invested in us.

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Jun 14, 2021 14:03pm

Heaven is NOT an Achievement

You can’t earn it because you don’t deserve it, so just accept it and be changed forever.

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Jun 08, 2021 08:00am

3 Ways to Know God’s Will Then Do It

Instruction for knowing God’s will has been there the whole time.

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Jun 05, 2021 08:00am

Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

Paul made sure his message was clear to believers: Spreading the gospel is up to you.

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Jun 04, 2021 08:00am

Spreading Jesus vs. Spreading Opinions

Non-believers will only want what we have if they see fruits of the Spirit in us.

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Jun 02, 2021 08:00am

Is it Time to Hit the Recharge Button?

Larry Barker
healthy church podcast

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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 22, 2021 08:00am

Seekers Part Two: The Mission of God

The mission of God is to seek and save those who are lost, multiplying disciples around the world for His own glory

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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 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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