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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The Idea Talks – Episode 09 – Parenting Children to Love Jesus

September 7, 2016

In this episode, Pastor Josh sits down with his siblings to talk about parenting children to love Jesus through the perspective of their upbringing. This is part one of a two part episode. In this episode, Pastor Josh sits down with his siblings to talk about parenting children to love Jesus through the perspective of their […]

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Family Time

June 13, 2016

Children simply grow up too quickly. Heather and I were out to dinner in January on a date night when the subject matter of children naturally arose.  Scarlett’s humor, Savannah’s sensitivity, and Jonathan’s recent growth spurt were the topics at hand when we were suddenly struck by terrible thought.  Jonathan is growing up.  We quickly […]

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Top 10 Restaurants in Las Vegas (in my opinion)

February 7, 2014

I guess I’m a foodie. Sure, I like food. But I don’t think that makes me a foodie. A foodie is one that likes a great variety of food and seeks out new and interesting food experiences. That’s me! I like trying new things. If you’re like me you might be interested in my list […]

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The Frappuccino is the Gateway Coffee

December 2, 2013

Honestly, I have enough vices. I didn’t need another. This is why I didn’t drink coffee. That and the fact I didn’t really like a cup full of bitterness every morning, thank you very much. But a few years ago my wife asked if I wanted a sip of her Mocha Frappuccino Double Blended with […]

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My Completely Noncontroversial Post

November 1, 2013

Based on my last few blog posts (the attrition rate of Facebook friends & Twitter @joshteis (followers), I have decided to write a completely noncontroversial post. Just try and disagree, I dare you! 1. Snow is Cold A fact I first learned at the age of 5. We drove up to Mt. Charleston to play […]

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10 Reasons to Come to the Church Picnic

October 25, 2013

This Sunday is supposed to be one of the most beautiful days of the year in Las Vegas. I hope that you are planning to spend the day at the Southern Hills Church Picnic! Here are 10 really good reasons to come: 10. Sunset Park This is the greatest location our church has ever reserved […]

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10 Reasons to Come to the Church Picnic

October 25, 2013

This Sunday is supposed to be one of the most beautiful days of the year in Las Vegas. I hope that you are planning to spend the day at the Southern Hills Church Picnic! Here are 10 really good reasons to come: 10. Sunset Park This is the greatest location our church has ever reserved […]

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9 Ways to Invite Someone to Church

October 2, 2013

This coming sunday you have a great opportunity to invite someone to our Fall Kick-Off Sunday! We are expecting another record attendance and want you to be involved! Here are a few ideas that might get you thinking. 9. The Bashful Neighbor If you are a bit of an introvert you can still invite your […]

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