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Jesus Is King Review: Inspiration From Scripture Shines

Kanye obviously drew inspiration from Scripture to write these songs. Paired with a full gospel choir, the album makes no secret of its intention.
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10 Reasons a Faithful Church Member Might Start Attending Less Frequently

When faithful church members begin to “fade away” from their consistent involvement and faithfulness you start to wonder what happened. Here are 10 reasons that may happen.
30 Ideas for a Christ-Centered Family Christmas

30 Ideas for a Christ-Centered Family Christmas

If you are like me, you want your family’s focus during Christmas to be on the birth of Jesus, which is the whole reason why we celebrate Christmas! So, what can you do to keep your family’s eyes locked toward the birth of Jesus?
There Is No Such Thing As An Ordinary Christian

There Is No Such Thing As An Ordinary Christian

You are not ordinary! You may not feel special, but you have gifts that others desperately need. You may feel weak, but remember, the weaker parts of the body are indispensable. You are indispensable. Others need you!
Why My Small, Local Church Cares About Global Missions

Why My Small, Local Church Cares About Global Missions

I absolutely LOVE global missions. I’ve seen breakthrough both in the lives of those serving on mission as well as in the lives of the people we’re serving. Both are equally as important, and both are vital to the overall mission of making the name of Jesus known.
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Real Repentance

True repentance is not as easy to identify as you might think. Has trust in your marriage been broken? Here's how husbands and wives can know if their spouse has entered into real, biblical repentance.
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25 Best Christmas Nativity Crafts for Kids in Your Children’s Ministry

Here are 25 of the best nativity Christmas crafts we found for you on Pinterest and the internet.
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Thank You, Instagram, For Hiding Likes

Living for the approval of others in the number of likes will always make us less happy. And having a constantly updated counter of how liked you is a recipe for unhappiness. Which brings me to the second and related point…
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55 Years of Evangelism…We Still Have a Lot to Learn

Is our theology of evangelism hurting us? The Luis Palau Association is making an effort to listen to ministry leaders across the country to hear what is (and is not) working for them.
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12 Vital Reasons Each Of Us Should Be Part Of A Church

We can and should worship and love Jesus individually. But we should also worship, pursue God's word and love him with others. In fact, it is essential and vital to our spiritual lives and health as believers.
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7 Practical and Everyday Ways to Encourage

The ability to encourage others is an essential skill for any leader. The desire to encourage others is an essential disposition of the heart for any leader. In fact,...
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7 Things to Avoid When Teaching Women’s Bible Study

The best part of teaching women’s bible study they have previously studied is that it holds the teacher accountable not to “wing it.”
Why the Christian Life Is a Call to Community

Why the Christian Life Is a Call to Community

I’ll never forget Miss Moss, with her Coke-bottle glasses and a disability that left her slow and kind. She loved writing notes of encouragement...
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God Loves You With His Emotions

Does God feel as we feel? Of course! While his emotions are not fickle like ours, he created us in his image and set his affection on us and expresses himself as having feelings and emotions.
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Celebrates Record $5.1M Great Commission Offering

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Celebrates Record $5.1M Great Commission Offering

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia, received its largest one-day offering for Great Commission causes in the church’s history in a special collection Nov. 3.
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100 Remarkable Reasons to Thank God This Thanksgiving

One hundred blessings that will cultivate gratitude in your heart.
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A Hospital Named Grace

This hospital, named Grace, is where the wounded, broken, hurting, disillusioned, weak, and spiritually emancipated ache for healing.
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Learning Through Delayed Harvests

He witnessed, prayed and fasted for more than a decade. Would his friend from this divine encounter ever believe?
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Understanding Transgender, Non-Binary, and Intersex

We’re not just talking about an issue; we’re talking about people. Because It’s about both people and an issue, and so we must aim to be both biblical on the issue and loving to people. Especially when people are struggling with their biological sex.
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Brother Kanye

While none of us are in any position to say who is really saved or not, there are three things every Christ follower needs to be mindful of when thinking about conversion.
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