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Two Huge Changes and Two Critical Texts of Our Time

Two of the most important texts for our time are Matt. 9:36-38 and John 20:21. In this post we will examine…

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November 29, 2016 by

Christmas Tree Lights – a Fun Fundraiser

I posted most of this post last year, but the program is so effective i thought I would elaborate on it…

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Unlearning Our Way Forward

I’m sure we would all agree that our world is changing faster than at any other time in our lifetime and…

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Two Underlying Views of Christianity

Over the years of consulting I’ve noticed two basic views of Christianity.  One view understands Christianity to be a way of…

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November 21, 2016 by

Leaving a Legacy

“The only thing you take with you when you’re gone is what you leave behind.” John Allsto Most people, at one…

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Why I’m So Hopeful about Church Planting

I’ve never been more hopeful about church planting in the U.S. as I am today. I couldn’t say this a decade…

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Election Day Thoughts

Now that the election is over, it’s time for healing. The odds are 50/50 that no matter who you voted for…

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A Prayer for Sanity

My denomination, The United Methodist Church, has just initiated a program called “Praying Our Way Forward.” This is a denomination wide…

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The Heart of a Level 5 Church

The one ingredient a Level 5 church cannot do without is radical discipleship. Raising up radical disciples is the underbelly of the…

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