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Why Preaching Isn’t Enough

I believe God’s word does not come back void. I also, as a pastor, believe I have the spiritual gift of teaching/preaching. Through years of preaching I know I can hold an audience’s [...]

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Take Back Your Schedule

Do you ever feel like there is too much to do and not enough time? Do you spend time doing things you have to do and thus putting off what you love to do? Are you working in your sweet spot? [...]

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The Comparison Trap

Have you ever felt yourself getting discouraged because a church was reaching more people than your church? Have you ever felt like the church down the street that was growing was not as good as [...]

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Have You Lost Your Passion?

Being in ministry can be brutal. It’s a marathon and not a sprint. It’s been said that being a pastor is death by a thousand cuts.  Most pastors jump into ministry idealistically wanting to [...]

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Why Being Offended Destroys Productivity: Part 3

This is part 3 of a 3 part series. To read part 1 click here. To Read part 2 click here. Being offended is natural, but how you respond to an offense doesn’t have to be. It’s natural to let [...]

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Why Being Offended Destroys Productivity: Part 2

This is part two of three part series. To read part one click here. Being offended does little to change others, but it impacts us majorly. That is when we get offended our stress and blood [...]

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Why Being Offended Destroys Productivity: Part 1

Everybody gets offended. Everybody gets offended, but should we? Now, this is a bigger question than this post can tackle. I’m convinced Christians should be the least offendable people around. [...]

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Preach This To Change The Church Culture

It’s been famously said that culture eats strategy for lunch. Your church has a culture whether you are intentional or not. Do people show up late to services? That’s a culture. Do people [...]

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Why Not You?

“Elijah was a human being, even as we are. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and [...]

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Summer Reading List

Summer is a great time to refresh, grow, and regroup. I’m not sure how you feel about it, but I’ve had to re-program my brain when it comes to learning. For one, I struggled with wanting to read. [...]