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SOME QUICK THOUGHTS ON HOUSE CHURCHES: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE OPEN TO THEM

http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/house-churches-good-or-bad.html?utm_source=edstetzer&utm_medium=Newsletter Hillsong has just released about twenty of their lyric videos to Sermon Spice. Since a growing number of our churches use lyric videos in worship, I decided to share this ad with you; it is included at the end of this article by Ed Stetzer. Dr. Stetzer will be one of the speakers at the […]

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BARNA TELLS US AREAS OF WEAKNESS NEEDING TARGET PREACHING

www.culturefaith.com/where-born-agains-are-missing-the-mark/ CONFERENCE LEADERS, PASTORS AND TEACHERS – please read this article from George Barna’s research. I am taking the liberty to point out [in red] 12 areas to which Barna’s research is telling us we need to give much more attention in our preaching and teaching. This should also be read and digested by leaders […]

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10 REASONS EVEN COMMITTED CHURCH ATTENDERS ARE ATTENDING CHURCH LESS OFTEN

sermoncentral.com/pastors-preaching-articles/carey-nieuwhof-10-reasons-even-committed-church-attenders-are-attending-church-less-often By Carey Nieuwhof // CareyNieuwhof.com It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it. The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often. It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to […]

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JIM GARLOW CLARIFIES HOW THE VERY FUTURE OF AMERICA IS AT STAKE

charismanews.com/politics/opinion/59206-if-you-re-on-the-fence-about-your-vote-this-pastor-clarifies-how-the-very-future-of-america-is-at-stake Jim Garlow is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma and earned his doctorate at Drew University. He is the pastor of Skyline Church in San Diego and succeeded John Maxwell in that role. – Pastor Frank By: Dr. Jim Garlow, Pastor Skyline Church, San Diego I have been asked “the question” […]

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Johns Hopkins Scientists Offer Proof Gay Agenda’s ‘Born This Way’ “Is Not Supported by Scientific Evidence”

This article is a must read for all of my readers. – Pastor Frank http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/executive-summary-sexuality-and-gender  –  Special Report  – Sexuality and Gender Findings from the Biological, Psychological, and Social Sciences Published in The New Atlantis, Fall 2016 A Journal of Technology & Society Executive Summary  By: Lawrence S. Mayer, Paul R. McHugh This report presents a careful summary and […]

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7 Reasons I Love Serving the Established Church

By: Ron Edmondson I recently posted about the things I miss from church planting serving in an established church. Church planting can be daunting, but the rewards from seeing people far from God get excited about Him makes all the efforts worthwhile. A friend of mine, Tom Cheyney, texted me with a challenge – and a needed one. Tom […]

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A Whopping Majority of Christians Cannot Talk to These People

Released by Barna Research 11:30AM EDT 3/16/2016, © 2016 by Barna Group. The United States is in a cultural crisis. There are gaping fissures between the rich and poor, growing tensions between races, disunity among faith groups, increasing resentment between genders, and a vast and expanding gap between liberals and conservatives. Generation, gender, socioeconomics, ethnicity, faith, […]

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