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

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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 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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301 years ago, Robinson Crusoe, widely considered the First English Novel, was released in England to enormous praise.  Audiences loved the simple story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad.  Poor Crusoe encounters prisoners, mutineers, and even cannibals during his adventurous stay.  Yet the first foes he would face would not come […]

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Today’s Blog is a guest post from my wife, Heather. Enjoy! “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as […]

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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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IDEA MENTORING

December 9, 2019

(The Next Phase for the Idea Network) We keep meeting young men who are looking for solid mentorship. We keep meeting seasoned leaders who desire to impact the next generation. We encounter so many young women who are longing for wisdom and encouragement. We encounter so many mature women who are gushing with love and […]

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Three to Thrive No Longer

September 23, 2019

I’m often asked if our church still has a Sunday evening service and a Wednesday evening service. I grew up in a Christian tradition that scheduled Sunday morning services, Sunday evening services, and Wednesday evening prayer meetings.  This custom was established by visionary men in the 19thCentury who desired to give their congregants more opportunity to […]

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Plant, Replant, or Revitalize

March 19, 2019

We live in a very exciting day and age!  The God of Heaven has been reaching into the hearts of men and women around this country and calling them into the great work of evangelism, mission work, pastoral care.  It’s time to rejoice!  For decades the Church has been praying that the “Lord of the […]

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More Than Ideas

September 17, 2018

More Than Ideas Idea Day Looks toward the Future   Luke 10:2 The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest. John 4:35 Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to […]

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Why Does Unity Matter?

December 27, 2017

One day Jesus was busy ministering unto the multitudes when a demon-possessed man was brought to him.  The man was bound by the demon so tightly that he could neither see nor speak.  But the moment he met Jesus Christ he was healed of his infirmities and freed from the demon’s control.  The crowd was […]

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LESSONS FROM THE BROADMOOR

August 9, 2017

  I’ve not yet had the privilege of staying in the famous Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.  However, it is on my bucket-list to experience this hotel’s legendary reputation for customer service.  Recently I had a businessman in our church return from the Broadmoor and give me a copy of the Broadmoor’s 16 Service Standards.  […]

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LESSONS FROM THE BROADMOOR

August 9, 2017

  I’ve not yet had the privilege of staying in the famous Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.  However, it is on my bucket-list to experience this hotel’s legendary reputation for customer service.  Recently I had a businessman in our church return from the Broadmoor and give me a copy of the Broadmoor’s 16 Service Standards.  […]

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