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 […]


What We Repent Into: 5 Things Every New Believer Must Do

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Repent Into

“The goal of evangelism is to make disciples, not merely get people to make decisions. Once the right people are in the room, churches must be ready to receive these new believers,” writes John Teter, pastor and church planting team leader for The Evangelical Covenant Church. “Otherwise, ‘decisions’ will never become disciples. We must also […]


Free Ebook – Evangelism or Discipleship?

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Evangelism or Discipleship: Can They Effectively Work Together? by Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull Evangelism and discipleship are not two things; they are one. Jesus has commanded us to “make disciples.” In this new eBook, veteran discipleship leaders Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull focus on the need for leaders to bring together discipleship and evangelism and plant churches with that […]


Books – Serve Strong: Biblical Encouragement to Sustain God’s Servants

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Serve Strong

Spiritual warfare. Feelings of inadequacy for a called task. Relationship conflicts. Apparent lack of results. Failure in an endeavor. Weariness from overwork. Discouragement due to weaknesses of temperament or personal battles with temptation. No matter what joy or other benefits you derive from serving the Lord, the factors previously listed threaten motivation for and resiliency […]


Books – The Social Church: A Theology of Digital Communications

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The Social Church

The world runs on relational connections. From the beginning of time, we’ve been sharing stories, anecdotes and insights about who we are and where we come from. From the days of tribal cultures huddled around campfires, passing their history down through the generations … To the advent of the printing press, which allowed us to […]


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