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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Hey Christian – Don’t Shut Up!

April 24, 2017

In our modern secular society, Christian leaders are often asked to shut up and sit down.  We are encouraged to share our thoughts, positions, and opinions – but only in established Christian environments.  But when our voice spills out from the pulpit and into the public square we are publically ridiculed and chastised.  “For the […]

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The Myth of the Overnight Success

June 6, 2016

I’m a church planter! And after nearly 12 years of late night visits, early morning calls, and long hours of pure hard work we have suddenly become an overnight success. Queue the laugher from every small-business owner, entrepreneur, and church planter reading this post. Here is what I have learned about starting and growing something […]

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Is it Possible to Know?

January 4, 2016

Ephesians 5:17-21 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for […]

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When Life Suddenly Changes

September 25, 2015

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5&6 It started out like any other day – wake up, reluctantly roll out of bed, take a quick shower because you snoozed your alarm one time […]

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Be Weak to Become Strong

September 24, 2015

People are frequently confused about the difference between a paradox and an oxymoron. And often times the reason for this is because both involve words which seem contradictory to each other.  In the case of oxymoron, it’s often two words where each words definition is completely contradictory – and yet are commonly used in our English […]

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Infinite God

September 21, 2015

Who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. 1 Timothy 6:15-16 What is it that comes to your mind […]

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Counting All Things as Loss

September 1, 2015

“Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,” Philippians 3:8 It seems that from the time we are children, we are encouraged […]

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Run Your Race

April 25, 2014

Olympians are amazing! They are like chocolate, superhero movies, and fast cars. It’s difficult not to be impressed by them. Could you imagine if the U.S. Olympic team traveled to Sochi or Rio de Janeiro and suddenly several of the athletes insisted they be allowed to participate in other events. The speed skater wants to […]

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Do We Have The Whole Bible?

June 28, 2013

This is a guest post by Pastor Chris Armer Have you ever wondered why we have 66 books in our Bible? Did a book get left out or possibly put in by mistake? Or how do you respond to two young men in white shirts and ties who stand at your door and invite you […]

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An Apologist Doesn’t Say I’m Sorry

May 20, 2013

From the very beginning of Christianity there have been those who have misunderstood our faith. After the apostles passed off the seen with the death of the John the Beloved the persecution of the church was just ramping up. By the beginning of the 2nd century Christianity was widely misunderstood and misrepresented in the public […]

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