Five Confessions of a Failed Church Planter

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Focus purpose

I've planted several churches and I know how hard it can be. I've never "closed" a plant, but I've sat with several others that have. It is …
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Fresh Ideas for 4th of July Celebrations

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One Nation

"…I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, for kings and all those who are in authority." I …
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3 Ministries of Every Church Staff Member

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Some churches view the staff as hired workers. If that is the case in your church, respect your leaders and don’t blame any rebellious …
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Your Church Will Die (Part 3)

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Abandoned Church

We are looking at the scary reality that you church, if it follows the pattern of practically every other church on the planet will die. …
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Your Church May Be Inwardly Focused If …

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Be Church

Any healthy church must have some level of inward focus. Those in the church should be discipled. Hurting members need genuine concern and …
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3 Secrets to a Less-Stress Ministry

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Learn to say, "I'm God's man with God's message for this situation."

Ministry is full of stressful moments. Whether it's cranky members, over-stuffed budgets or staff conflict, we all face issues in ministry …
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Help Your Groups Become People of the Second Chance

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Looking for a simple study that can help your small groups take a big step? A few weeks back I noticed that my friends over at People of a …
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How to Be Ready for Great Opportunities

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Big Opportunities

You ever wonder why some people seem to get all the great opportunities? Why does that keep happening “to those people?” Great …
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Pastors, Do You Hear the Cries of Single Moms?

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Mom

I recently wrote an article entitled, "Why Single Moms Don't Go to Church" in response to my opinion on why almost 70% of single mothers in …
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Three Steps for Diagnosing Spiritual Health

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Diagnosing Spiritual Health

When was the last time you made an appointment with your doctor for a physical examination? Have you avoided it because you thought he might …
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