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Celebrate Together

We were born to celebrate. God never intended for fun and laughter to be crowded out of our lives. God’s kingdom, according to Jesus, is like a wedding reception where he wants his friends to celebrate with him as though … Continue reading

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Is Your Church Spirit-Directed?

Churches need to allow the Spirit of God to direct the church of God. When the church is spirit-directed it moves from powerlessness to power. It moves from ineffectiveness to effectiveness. It moves from going through the motions to seeing … Continue reading

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God is original. Is your church?

God may not duplicate a method to accomplish his will and his purpose through his church. You will notice in scripture that God rarely accomplished his purpose in the same way. For example, when the children of Israel left Egypt … Continue reading

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4 Reasons for a compelling vision.

The principle of vision is seeing through God’s eyes what he wants accomplished. Vision answers the “What?” question . What are we doing here? What is our business? What matters most to us? Nothing much will happen in our lives … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Pastors Need Followers

  “Let’s get behind the pastor.” Pastors are not perfect but most have a calling and a desire to lead their church to fulfill the Great Commission. When pastor and members are working together, the church can and will impact … Continue reading

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4 Seasons of a Church

  Most churches begin with the cause, then grow to a community, then become a corporation, and, if not careful, end up as a club. While these seasons are not scientific, they do offer a broad brush snap shot into … Continue reading

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4 Tactics for Pastors of Declining Churches

The American church is suffering and pastors are hurting with them. If the statistics are true, then 70-90% of churches in North America are either plateaued or declining. Many churches close their doors each year; others struggle to keep the … Continue reading

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