Blog Archives

Sep 20, 2021 08:00am

Obedience Noah Style

You can trust Him even when He leads you to do the impossible .

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Sep 13, 2021 08:00am

Want to Fix Your Want to?

Break the cycle of discontentment and change your self-powered desires.

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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 08, 2021 08:00am

Evangelizing and Disciple Making Central America Style

Discipleship, which includes caring for, counseling, and leading people, is happening globally.

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Sep 06, 2021 08:00am

7 Ways to Learn Bible Truth

Understanding these unprecedented times could mean more intentional Bible study.

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Sep 05, 2021 08:00am

Are You a Pursuer or a Floater

Actively seeking a relationship with the God who save you is being light in a dark world.

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Sep 01, 2021 08:00am

Don’t Destroy That Alarm Clock

When the Holy Spirit is clearly sending you a message, don’t destroy the messenger.

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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 29, 2021 08:00am

New School Year, New Start

It’s clean slate time, and God wants to start fresh with you!

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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 27, 2021 08:00am

A Lump of Clay to a Masterpiece

God is at work creating a thing of beauty, so trust him and let him work.

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Aug 26, 2021 08:00am

He Made the First Move

God brings you to his table, so don’t try to move away. Just take your seat and choose life.

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Aug 12, 2021 08:00am

The Power of Family – Part 3

Do you limit how much control God truly has on your life?

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Aug 10, 2021 08:00am

My Journey to Writing a Christian Fiction Novel, Part 1

Your God-given creative talent will be used by the Lord, so surrender it to Him.

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Aug 09, 2021 08:00am

Why and How God is Calling You

The world will never understand the radical concept of surrendering your life to Christ.

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Aug 08, 2021 08:00am

How to Improve Your Ratings and Reviews

If you’re a Christian, the world judges your authenticity.

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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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Aug 05, 2021 08:00am

The World Is Wrong About Christians

You’re right. Christians aren’t perfect and sometimes they act like the world . . .

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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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Aug 02, 2021 08:00am

Discipleship: Transformational Teaching

Jesus didn’t say to teach everything; He said to teach people to “observe.”

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Aug 01, 2021 08:00am

Can You Hear His Call?

When God calls your name, are you listening and responding?

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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 25, 2021 08:00am

Tame That Fiery Tongue

Words have the power to destroy, so how will you use yours to honor the Lord?

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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 15, 2021 08:00am

We Are No Longer Bystanders

God invites us to share in the responsibility of shining the light of his glory.

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Jun 28, 2021 15:25pm

The Power of a Family – Part Two

Parents, your children are watching closely, and they will pick up on your value system.

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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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