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How to Fan the Flame of God in Your Church

At my son’s school the other day, I spotted some artwork that lined his classroom walls. Each child created a flower and wrote five descriptive words about another classmate on each petal. One girl said my son was “handsome, smart, friendly, trustworthy, special.” When he came home, I affirmed all of those traits within him. […]
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Resurrection Day In The Muslim World

  I was a pastor for 20 years before God called me to launch into missions in the volatile Muslim world. It was three months before September 11, 2001, and if I’d known what was coming, I might’ve asked God to send me to South America instead. You can imagine the flak that my wife […]
Church Matters

Bless Those Who Curse You

The knife went in, only a bit deeper this time. Some congregation members had spread gossip about my husband and I, ruining our reputation not only in our community, but with our leadership team as well. People who we thought were friends became our enemies. I felt like I was walking to the guillotine to […]

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Pastor's Life

Kurt Sauder, Further Still Ministries, on Dealing With Anger & Unexplainable Loss

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God can handle our deepest pain and questions and even our frustration and anger with Him. Kurt Sauder of Further Still Ministries and former pastor at Southeast Christian Church shares about working through anger at God in the midst of unexplainable loss.  

Cocaine Trafficking, Heroin, and the Grace of God

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If you feel you’ve walked too far from God, trust and know that you can never go too far from God’s love and salvation. James Sizemore, pastor of Radiant Church, shares his redemption story of drugs, trafficking, and addiction and how through God’s grace, he and Radiant Church are ministering to the people who need […]

Hitting a Wall in Ministry

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Joel Bruce with H2 Ministry shares his story of working in ministry and being wounded by a pastor in leadership over him. He tells how he hit the wall in ministry and how working through the hurt and pain ultimately had a positive impact on his life. Don’t let the hurt of ministry get a […]

Army Veteran and Pastor on Leading At Home

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PTSD to parenting. Army Veteran and Pastor of Excellent Praise World Outreach Ministries, Louis York, shares his story.

Matt Blair of Limitless Church on Overcoming the Battle of the Comparison Game

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What do you do when the dream God puts on your heart doesn’t look like you thought it would? Matt Blair and his wife planted Limitless Church in Tampa Florida through ARC (Association of Related Churches). Here, they share their story on some of the unexpected challenges that they faced.

Bishop Quigg Lawrence Shares the Worries He’s Experienced in Church Finances

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Quigg Lawrence, Bishop of Church of the Holy Spirit, talks about church finances while opening up about his family’s financial struggles when he was a boy. This, among other things, has led him to the important realization that satan can gain a foothold where there is financial insecurity or worry. Lawrence explains that no matter […]

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Before God’s Face

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Mankind’s past is littered with people who started off knowing God, possessed a deep faith in their Creator, and then somehow lost their bearings. The Bible gives us many examples of people who lost their way. This study will look at Bible stories and ask the question: What can we learn? Our study will, for […]

Different Kinds Of Prayer

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Over 20 years ago, Dr. Dave Williams wrote The New Life…The Start of Something Wonderful to help new believers become established in their Christian walk. Since that time, over two and a half million copies in eight languages have been sold, and this book is in its 30th printing! This is perhaps one of the […]

CHOPPING UP BRAINS AND THE SCIENCE OF ANXIETY

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Over the last few decades, scientists have discovered that the part of the brain responsible for “thinking ahead” is called the prefrontal cortex. And unfortunately, doctors figured this out the hard way. Back in 1940s and ’50s, there was a popular surgery called a lobotomy, in which doctors would strategically sever that part of the […]

Reborn from Manafest

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Singer/rapper/songwriter/author/skater Manafest pushes musical envelopes, creating an uplifting, seamless blur between the spectrums of rap, hip-hop, rock and pop while selling 300,000-plus albums, playing more than 1,000 events logged over four continents and garnering four Juno and five GMA Dove Award nominations along with nine GMA Canada Covenant Awards. After seven albums in the major […]

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Why Ministries of Greeting and Hospitality Matter

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The ministries of greeting people and showing hospitality may be two of the least recognized areas of church ministry. In fact, many people may not think of them as ministry at all, but they are vital to your church. You will notice I am referring to them in the plural sense because I see them […]