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Practice the Discipline of Celebration

One Sunday at church, my husband preached about the celebration as an important part of a Christian’s life. He said it was a discipline that, when practiced, can help develop us into mature Christians. At that point, he grabbed the microphone from the pulpit and said, “What is God doing in your life? Let’s share […]
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Church-Wide Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Party

One of the most difficult segments of people to reach are new visitors to a church. At our church, we do the best we can to make new visitors feel welcome by implementing the “First Five” after church. This is where regular attendees spend the first five minutes after the church service introducing themselves to […]
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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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Pastor Greg Locke Gets Vulnerable About His Struggle with Depression

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Pastor Greg Locke, Lead Pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Mount Juliet, TN gets vulnerable and honest about his deep struggle with depression and how he found freedom and the strength to overcome.

Mental Illness as a Preacher, Teacher, Pastor, and Leader

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Rev. Pamela Yerby-Hammack, visionary and founder of Wind of Change Ministries, shares her story of brokenness and mental illness. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she shares how God used both prayer and medication to bring her out of a place of darkness and show her His love in ways she had never known before. In […]

Peacemaking 101: Biblical Conflict Resolution

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Most of us don’t like to deal with conflict—it can be messy. Yet Jesus encourages His people to not put off dealing with conflicts. We are told that to be reconciled to God we must first be reconciled to others: “…leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to […]

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.

Am I Equipped to Minister to the Dying?

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The local church is confronted with death and the resultant grief on a consistent basis. There are approximately two million funerals in America per year or about 5,479 funerals that take place per day. What does the God and church leaders have to say to those who are dying and experiencing grief? How can clergy […]

Erin Blair Wrestles with What it Looks Like to be a Pastor’s Wife

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Erin Blair, lead pastor of Limitless Church gets real about the struggle of being a pastor’s wife. The challenges and difficulties of this role are real. Erin share’s her story of turning pain into purpose and following God’s call on her life.

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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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Seven Ways to Battle the Urge to Quit 

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I quit! Admit it. Sometimes you feel like shouting it from the highest rooftop…or the closest podium. I quit!  I’m done with people who are ungrateful and selfish. I’m finished with ministry leaders who serve their own agenda.  I’m exhausted by ministry participants who drain me emotionally and physically. People will disappoint you. They’re undependable. […]
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