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What’s Next for Your Church?

The Church in America is in crisis. At least that is what we have been told. Every day it feels like there is another article

The BBQ And Jesus Connection

The year 2020 was a milestone for many people. We remember who we were before then and now after. I’ve been a pastor for 24

The Launching Pad Church Story

When God called me into the church-planting world, I had absolutely no clue what I was doing. I was parachuted into the city of Mount

Opportunities for Churches Today

Opportunities within Community Experiences There is no shortage of church programs right now. You can find something for different generations, seasons of life, and interests.

Your Hidden Resource

Every Sunday, I go to church, hoping someone will notice me. As the sermon concludes, I wonder if it will be a catalyst for us

Why Sameness Is Counterproductive

The Problem with Sameness We cannot arrive at justice in our country by advocating for sameness. Sameness means that we lack variety, uniformity, or monotony.

Engaging the Next Generation

In an era of rapid societal changes and shifting values, many local churches are facing the challenge of engaging the next generation.  With declining attendance

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Time to Create New Norms

Fifty-five years ago, nearly half of Americans smoked and only 100,000 regularly took a jog.  Then, in 1968, Dr. Kenneth Cooper wrote his groundbreaking book,

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