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The 4 Commissions from Jesus

June 17, 2019, 1 Comment

Throughout Jesus’ earthly ministry, He was consistent in sending out the disciples to minister and tell of the Messiah’s arrival. When we come to the end of Jesus’ time on earth, He gave four commissions. They applied to the believers then and apply to us now. 1. Make disciples. 18 Jesus came near and said to […]

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6 Marks of a Maturing Church

April 3, 2019, 0 Comments

In Acts 9, we read the story of Saul’s conversion and the beginning of his ministry. It was a rocky start as the church was suspicious of his trustworthiness. Once the church accepted him, it

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8 Attitude Adjustments for Church Life

January 7, 2019, 1 Comments

I like using the terms faithfulness and fruitfulness to describe the progress congregations are to make. It allows leaders to focus on disciple-making as the primary work rather than events designed to simply assemble crowds. Recently, my

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Persecuted Church Sunday

October 4, 2018, 0 Comments

Each year, millions of Christians are violently persecuted for their faith and thousands are martyred for the cause of Christ. Every year, churches from around the world observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted

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Pastor Appreciation Month

October 2, 2018, 0 Comments

Somewhere along the way, someone designated the second Sunday of October as “Clergy Appreciation Day.” Eventually, it became known as “Pastor Appreciation Day.” Now, in some places you’ll read about all of October being observed

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On Being a Southern Baptist

September 18, 2018, 0 Comments

As I write this post, the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention is holding one its regular meetings. Men and women from across all of our state conventions make up the EC. Ordained ministers

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