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Membership or Discipleship

Members you try to retain, but Disciple-makers you send out.

Like a country club, gym, Mosquito Squad, or WholeFoods, churches have embraced franchise methods that need to keep its current membership to pay its dues so they leverage the current consumer to maximize future growth.   552 more words

Faith

Barsabas Was a Great Man, Too

Neal Pollard

Having fallen from grace, Judas soon thereafter fell headlong a corpse and a reminder of the depths to which sin will take an individual (Acts 1:17-20). 420 more words

Faithfulness

On Flags and Faith

We gathered on July 5 to consider the Word of God in relationship to our nation’s Independence Day celebrations.  We took our cue from the Apostle Paul in  2,697 more words

Sermons

life together: start your day right

For Christians the beginning of the day should not be burdened and oppressed with besetting concerns for the day’s work. At the threshold of the new day stands the LORD who made it.

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Middle School Ministry

Why "The Bible" Isn't The Answer

My son loves to build things.  Give that kid a few blocks, a couple of boxes, and a some time to himself and a tower of epic proportions will be built.   1,103 more words

Family Ministry

Paul’s View of his Ministry

Romans 15:14-22

At this point, Paul shifts entirely the focus of his message; what has been persuasive in nature now becomes more of a personal reflection. 463 more words

Christian

Your Salvation

Isaiah 30:1-5, 15, 18 (NIV 1984):

Woe to the Obstinate Nation
“Woe to the obstinate children,”
declares the LORD,
“to those who carry out plans that are not mine,

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