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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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Apr 27, 2021 08:00am

The 5 Phases of Darkness and Drought

Whatever you’re struggling with, God isn’t beyond healing for that struggle.

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Apr 23, 2021 08:00am

7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision – Part Two

A vision statement should reflect your current ministries and the ministries you intend to implement.

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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 06, 2021 08:00am

A Lifetime of Life-Changing Lessons

Christian life is all about loving and serving others enough to tell them about Jesus’ work on the cross.

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Mar 29, 2021 08:00am

The Cost of Making Disciples

Disciple making is a commitment to open up your life to another person.

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Dec 21, 2020 08:00am

Telling the Story of Jesus Through Service – Part Four

When God changes your life, the desire to love and serve others will be automatic.

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Nov 21, 2020 08:00am

A Peaceful Transfer of Stewardship in 2021

God has given us the responsibility to steward our lives well and according to his will.

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Nov 01, 2020 08:00am

Christian, Where’s Your Passion?

To experience who Jesus is and all he wants for us requires passionately knowing and serving him.

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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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Mar 16, 2020 08:00am

Christianity Isn’t About What You Do; It’s About Surrender to Whose You Are

A very wrong assumption about discipleship is that the right process will yield transformation. We can easily get caught up […]

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Feb 21, 2020 08:00am

What if Christians Acted Like the Body of Christ?

In the first century, when people became followers of Christ, they did so well aware of the cost (Luke 14:28). […]

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Jan 16, 2020 08:00am

This is Why a Sheep Loves to Read

In a pivotal passage, Jesus explains, “I know my own and my own know me” (John 10:14). In this verse he […]

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Nov 02, 2019 08:00am

Mike and Laura Beth: From Brokenness to Mending by the Potter

Mike: Sin and Brokenness “…Looking back,  I see there was no actual desire to pursue the things of God…  Nonetheless, […]

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Aug 25, 2019 06:00am

Tending the Gardens of Our Lives

It’s too nice of a day to stay indoors! The flowers that the kids and I planted are doing GREAT, […]

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Jul 18, 2019 05:30am

Discipleship Part Two: Three Chairs

SOAR . . . Man, I love this youth conference. Sold Out And Radical.  Every summer, we gather up our […]

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Jul 16, 2019 16:00pm

Discipleship Part One: How Did Jesus Do It?

It wasn’t until after my first year of college that I was truly saved.  You’re probably thinking, what does that […]

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May 14, 2019 20:25pm

Invitation to Life

All it took was an invitation. An invitation to go to the church around the corner.  My family had just […]

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Sep 18, 2018 18:27pm

Valley of the Dry Bones: Replanting Temple Baptist Church By Drew Cline, Lead Pastor

Ezekiel 36:36 (ESV) “Then the nations that are left all around you shall know that I am the Lord; I […]

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