Preach to Break Then Build

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Break Light

I have a friend who is really into rebuilding old cars. It is an art form to take a rusted out car from the scrap heap or auction lot and …
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How to Avoid Hiring a Staff Infection

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Not Hiring

In most cases, your church’s hiring practices will have major ramifications that reach beyond your awareness. It’s not just a matter of …
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How to Have a Sunday Morning Prayer Meeting

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Crosschurch Rogers

On Sunday morning, October 13, 2013, I led our entire Cross Church Family in a prayer meeting. I believed it was time to issue a call to the …
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The Importance of Multi-Generational Worship, Part 2

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“One generation shall commend Your works to another, and shall declare Your mighty acts.” – Psalm 145:4 Music is vital to both Old …
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How to Use Your God-given Influence to Be a Kingdom Builder (Part 2)

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Other Leaders

In my previous article I argued that "Everyone has influence. We all influence someone." And that God expects us to be good stewards of that …
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Books: How to Read the Bible For All It’s Worth

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How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

Evangelical Christians understand the Bible to be the Word of God, and the majority of them believe that they ought to be reading it. Those …
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How to Pastor a Healthy Church

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Healthy Flock

As pastors, we know our job to minister to the spiritual health of our communities. But as you think about the spiritual health of the …
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5 Small Group Ministry Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know

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Shortcut

Ever had this happen?  You’re doing a repetitive task the same way you’ve been doing it for years and then someone sees what you’re doing …
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5 Valuable Pre-Preaching Rituals

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Greg Stier

As a “professional communicator) I get the privilege of doing a lot of speaking to a ton of different groups. God has blessed me to speak in …
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To Grow Your Church, Know Your Culture

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Downtown

I talk with a lot of pastors and leaders. Pastors and leaders from different places and different sized places. Specifically, as I talk …
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