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Jul 2017

What if – what if – we took off all of the labels and served according to your gifts? We don’t need labels like Builder Generation, Boomer Generation, Generation X, Millennials, adults, children, youth, young adults, men, women. What if we simply decided that everyone of us regardless of the labels with which we will sometimes live, simply used the gifts, abilities, time, money, and other resources God has given us to serve Jesus and one another? There is a group called the Unstuck Group that helps churches get unstuck and start......

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June 30, 2017

Steve and Rebecca McMillan are in the Holy Land teaching, baptizing, and preaching. The photo shows Steve baptizing long time friends Darryl and Debbie in the Jordan River. On the last day of their visit,...


May 16, 2017

Grace Chapel is a non-denominational church of 4000 people in Massachusetts with campuses in Lexington, Wilmington, Watertown, East Lexington, and Foxboro. In 2014, they worked through their position on women as elders just as Bow...


April 23, 2017

One church in Texas has been wrestling for many years with the question of whether or not women should be elders. Oak Hills Church, San Antonio, is a church from the a cappella Church of...


March 02, 2017

Do you ever have the feeling that it may be uncomfortable to reveal that you are a Christian? I confess that I have found myself in this position on a few occasions. For pastors like...


January 04, 2017

I have been fortunate to have many great mentors, coaches, disciple-makers, and spiritual friends in my life. I dare-say it would not have been possible to live my life without these people. A full education...


November 29, 2016

As I walked to the repair shop to pick up my car, I noticed a roadside sign for the local community theatre group. They were performing Hansel and Gretel. I thought about this story and...


November 18, 2016

If every one of us, every day, does a work of mercy, there will be a revolution in the world! (Pope Francis on Twitter 2016-11-15) The traditional seven acts of mercy include: feeding the hungry,...


October 17, 2016

In Genesis, we read that Ephraim was the son of Joseph who was the son of Jacob. The descendants of Ephraim were considered one of the tribes of Israel and came to be associated with...


September 23, 2016

Regarding the Gospel of John in the New Testament of the Bible, Bruce Milne had this to say. “The mystery of Jesus Christ is the theme of this gospel; always beyond us, yet always summoning...


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