Blog Archives

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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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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