5 Illusions That Will Lead You Into an Affair

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Solomon Seduction

King Solomon is known for many things, but let’s not kid ourselves; it’s the women that blow our minds.  The man had a mindboggling 700 wives and 300 concubines. I’m pretty sure that no one who reads this article is ever going to have a thousand wives and mistresses, but many will be tangled up […]


Books – Out of Commission: Getting Every Christian Back to the Great Commission

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Out of Commission by Paul Chappell

You’d be hard pressed to meet a dedicated Christian who doesn’t say the greatest work on Earth is evangelization. But, while all of us give lip service to evangelizing and discipling, the effect of our labor seems woefully behind. Somewhere there is a disconnect between the priorities we claim and the actions we practice. Something […]


Free Ebook – Disciplism, by Alan Hirsch

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Disciplism

Have we forgotten that the gospel mandate is actually to “make disciples of the nations”? Missiologist and author Alan Hirsch believes that we have. In this new eBook, Hirsch highlights the missional priority of discipleship and helps leaders reframe their understanding and practice of evangelism in the context of disciple making. By reframing mission and […]


Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 11 Signs of Doom

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Autopsy of a Deceased Church

I was their church consultant in 2003. The church’s peak attendance was 750 in 1975. By the time I got there the attendance had fallen to an average of 83. The large sanctuary seemed to swallow the relatively small crowd on Sunday morning. The reality was that most of the members did not want me […]


Stop Trying to Be Original and Start Being Yourself

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Unique

I love creativity and think we should all be more creative. Some people think they simply aren’t creative, but the truth is, we’re all born with wonderful imaginations. Just put a group of toddlers in a room and you’ll see they’re all wildly creative. So everyone is born creative.  But something happens around elementary school that […]


Books – Yawning at Tigers: You Can’t Tame God, So Stop Trying

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Yawning at Tigers

In our increasingly shallow, self-centered world, quaint notions such as timeless truth and reverence for a holy, awe-inspiring God seem irretrievably lost. They’re not. Many of us have fashioned a domesticated deity—a casual, malleable source of love and good feelings as we define them—and yet our spiritual lives are sedate, dry, devoid of passion or […]


Books – Strange Leadership

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Strange Leadership

Are you a leader in a Christian organization? Is your church, ministry, or business lacking innovation? Perhaps you’re experienced in trying new things and moving in new ways, but you haven’t ever tried anything strange. Truly innovative leaders are often considered strange. Don’t settle for everyday leadership; immerse yourself in Strange Leadership! Greg gives 40 […]


Free Ebook – Mission Creep: The Five Subtle Shifts That Sabotage Evangelism & Discipleship

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Mission Creep Larry Osborne

Evangelism and discipleship aren’t rocket science. When Jesus sent out a ragtag team from Galilee with the expectation that they would evangelize and disciple the world, they pulled it off as a natural and spontaneous outworking of their faith. Yet 2,000 years later, this same natural and spontaneous process has been turned into a complex […]


Free Ebook – Narrow-Minded Evangelism: ReThinking Evangelism…& The Golden Rule

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Narrow Minded Evangelism

The Golden Rule is one of the best-known and most quoted scriptures in the Bible. But, what if we have it all wrong? What if The Golden Rule was never meant to be a simple and safe mantra—recited to children to get them to see the importance of sharing their toys with one another? What […]


Books – Giving Blood: A Fresh Paradigm for Preaching, by Len Sweet

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Giving Blood Len Sweet

Over the past thirty years, shifts in technology have displaced the Enlightenment culture of the book with a new visual and aural culture that is profoundly changing our homes, workplaces, and churches. The church must learn to speak to people who hear and learn in ways that are different from how the church has communicated […]


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