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Train Your Children for the World They Will Live In (not the one you...

As parents, you must train your children for the world they live in instead of the one you want them to live in. This...
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Why Smaller Churches Are Making a Comeback

Smaller churches are poised to make a comeback. I’m serious. I see too many signs and indicators to believe otherwise. For certain, I know the bad...
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Two Huge Considerations Before Preaching on Stewardship

I worry about pastors who never take the time for preaching on stewardship. Whether they call it tithing or simply giving to the Lord,...
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Jackie Hill Perry on Why You Need to Be Willing to Share Your Story...

To every Christian, Jackie Hill Perry says, "You need to share your story." In a recent talk, Perry encouraged her listeners to share their stories with others even as she herself modeled the power of doing so. 

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Garry Poole: Why Evangelism Training Should Be Important to You

"Churches need to develop a very specific evangelism strategy and a very specific evangelism training program," says Garry Poole. This week, Garry shares with us about why churches in the U.S. are struggling with evangelism and what pastors can do about it.
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Jimmy Dodd: This Is Why Pastors Need to Have Healthy Boundaries

"I believe that God wants us to have a life that’s actually balanced," says Jimmy Dodd. But drawing healthy boundaries is a challenge. On this week's podcast, Jimmy shares with us out of his extensive experience of being a pastor himself, as well as ministering to other pastors across the world.
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Irving Hexham: This Is Why Christians Need to Know About Other Religions

Understanding world religions is important for every believer, especially since Christianity is declining in the Western world. This week, Dr. Irving Hexham challenges some of our assumptions about sharing our faith and explains why Christians can be hopeful, even in a post-Christian culture.
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Luis Palau: Never Forget How Grand Your Calling Is

Ministry matters, no matter how caught up we get in the daily grind. Luis Palau shares a lot of wonderful advice with us about the importance of unity and value of the local church. But one of his greatest passions is reminding pastors of the grandeur of their calling.
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Jay Kranda: This Is Why You Should Care About Online Church

“The local experience is not going anywhere,” Jay Kranda says. As the leader of Saddleback Church Online, Jay talks to us about the goal of online church, which is surprisingly supportive of local churches and their evangelism efforts.
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Steven Argue: It’s a Difficult Time to Be an Emerging Adult

“We have an opportunity to treat our young people as prophets rather than pariah," Steven Argue of the Fuller Youth Institute says.
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John Townsend: Pastors Have Needs and That’s a Good Thing

“One of the things you find out in the Bible is that needs are a good thing...you need to need," Dr. John Townsend says.

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Can a Christian drink alcohol? I have yet to hear from anyone who drinks how alcohol enhances anything or blesses anyone.