A Community of Castaways

February 2, 2021

He sat with his back toward the entrance of the cave.  Though this position of vulnerability might put most battle-hardened warriors on edge, this fugitive felt completely at ease. He had nothing to fear because his men were on guard. They had his back. And beyond this motley crew of misfits, he deeply believed that […]

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Why our church won’t have an Online Campus

October 26, 2020

There is a major shift taking place in the American evangelical church. A shift that is quickly being promoted by the church growth experts and adopted by the majority of mega churches. This is a shift away from in-person church gatherings to virtual and digital gatherings. Of course, this trend has been growing for years […]

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5 Steps to Overcoming Covid Anxiety

July 28, 2020

I’ve discovered the secret. I know how to overcome the dangers of Covid-Anxiety. These are NOT my steps.  These are Jim’s steps.  Let Me Explain. I’m a pastor.  And every Friday I fill my schedule, all day long, with back-to-back appointments speaking with the members of our church.  We call it “Friday with the Pastor”.  We sit, have coffee, […]

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When Should the Christian Disobey the Government?

July 23, 2020

Let us disassociate ourselves from the extreme positions on either side of this immensely emotional debate.

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Building a Bigger Front Door

May 4, 2020

ONLINE CHURCH! The very words bring strong emotion to the hearts of many Christians and ministry leaders.

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CHAPTER ONE

March 15, 2021

SAM “I wonder if people will ever say, ‘Let’s hear about Frodo and the Ring.’ And they’ll say, ‘Yes, that’s one of my favorite stories. Frodo was really courageous, wasn’t he, dad.’ ‘Yes, my boy, the most famousest of hobbits. And that’s saying a lot.’ ” FRODO “You left out one of the chief characters. […]

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CHURCH – Some Assembly Required

April 13, 2020

Eventually, Christian leaders will have to do what they’ve done for 2,000 years. We will have to lead the flocks to which Christ Himself has made us overseers. We cannot permanently abdicate responsibility to temporal powers.

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IT NEEDS TO BE SAID – COVID-19 NECESSITY

April 6, 2020

It really doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. You could be a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and find that you’ll agree with a Philadelphia Eagles fan, at least on this one point. Even the redneck and the socialite will find common ground here. I think we can all agree. During this COVID-19 […]

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THE CARES ACT & YOUR CHURCH

April 1, 2020

Josh Irmler recently sat down with Josh Hershberger (Executive Director & Senior Counsel at The Good Citizen Project) and Fred Murray (Executive Pastor at Southern Hills Church in Las Vegas) to discuss the recent CARES ACTS and how it relates to the local church.

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Don’t Threaten the Church

April 1, 2020

I’m a Christian Pastor. I believe the temporary suspension of public gatherings to be the wisest course of action as we follow the suggestions of our government officials, the scientific community, and the emphatic media.

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