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30 Principles for Life

By Charles Stanley / Reposted Charles Stanley is one of the most influential pastors and leaders in the last century. He is best known for his dynamic God given gift for teaching the Bible. He has written over 30 books,…
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Working to the Glory of God

By Joe Thorn (Posted with Permission) I continually run into young men who are frustrated at their stage in life in part because of a lack of clarity about their calling, or a lack of opportunity to do what they…
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To Drink or Not to Drink: Abstinence or Moderation

By Shawn Kennedy It’s no secret, when it comes to the subject of drinking as a follower of Jesus Christ, people have passionate opinions, personal experiences, and deeply held convictions. SOME CRINGE For some followers of Jesus the very thought…
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Discipleship is About Relationships

By Bill Mangham Jesus commanded the church to make disciples of people from all nations (Mt. 28:18-20). At times we get hung up on what materials to use or what delivery system to organize. Should we teach people in classes…
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How to Talk with Your Kids about a Sermon

By Joe Holland They sit there next to you and their feet don’t even hit the floor. You’re thinking, “What, if anything of this guy’s sermon is sinking into my kid’s head?” And with that little thought you’ve already decided…
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5 Quotes Worth Tweeting

By Shawn Kennedy The Exponential Conference is the largest conference focused on church planting and discipleship in the world. This year 30,000 people gathered from all over to join the conversation and learn from an amazing cast of leaders. As…
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Why We Don’t Disciple Like Jesus

Posted with Permission from Exponential (Visit www.exponential.org) If we want to know how Jesus discipled people and how the early church (including Paul) certainly seemed to disciple people, this is what we need to know: Discipleship requires imitation. This is…
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Emotionally Unhealthy Spirituality

by Pete Scazzero Article is taken from Chapter 2 of the book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Article is reposted with permission. Jay, one of our church members, recently shared with me: “I was a Christian for twenty-two years. But instead of…
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Enlarging the Soul through Grief

By John Stumbo A friend of mine in Nebraska says, “Grieving well enlarges the soul.” I don’t claim to be an expert on this subject—as in someone who has studied the subject thoroughly and has scientific/psychological/serious data behind what I…
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Feed Yourself: Milk, Meat and Malnourished

By Steven Furtick This article is reposted with permission from www.stevenfurtick.com. One of the greatest critiques of the American Church today is it’s malnourished. Some would even say it’s our most pressing problem. When most people voice this complaint, the…