Coaching: Helping Leaders Take the First Step


I drove through Panda Express for lunch the other day. I hadn't eaten there in over a year. I laughed as I opened my fortune cookie and …
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The Power of Adopting a Local School

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Our church building sits on a busy road with an elementary school just a block away on the same street. Daily, during the school year, I can …
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The Saddleback Small Group Story


An Interview with Brett Eastman, Former Small Group Champion Saddleback Church So Brett you landed at Saddleback Church after serving …
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6 Steps From Overwhelm To Overcome


Sometimes I have to be out of the office for a day or so. When I return, I have a lot of “little monkeys” nipping at my heels for attention. …
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Your Church – God’s Hope for Orphans


You were an orphan once. You may have grown up with a father and a mother. Physically, you may not be an orphan. But you were a spiritual …
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Breaking Free – Financial Freedom


Breaking Free - Financial Freedom Erik Van Alstine (co-founder of Project 28, author of Breaking Free and teaching pastor at Champions …
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From Fire and Brimstone to Humble Pie, How I Write a Sermon

Geoff Surratt Preaching

I find writing sermons incredibly difficult. I wish that I could just read a scripture, give the historical context, make wry observations …
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Five Ways to Survive Monday Mornings

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Do you ever feel like King David on Monday morning? Psalm 42:4 –Psalm 42:5 (NLTSE) My heart is breaking as I remember how it used to …
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Isaiah’s Keyboard: Returning to God

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Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his …
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Free Sermon: When You’re At the Breaking Point

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This message, presented by Pastor Rick Warren, is part of the series Managing Stress, available from Saddleback Resources. Download the …
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