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Parenting – It Takes More Than Good Intentions

Being a parent is hard work. It’s not easy and doing it right takes more than good intentions. It takes years and years of unrelenting effort to train up a child in the way he should go. Manoah and Mrs. … Continue reading

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The Bus Ministry And This Preacher’s Family

I suppose that the bus ministry has gone out of style in many places. It’s a hard ministry to operate, with special licenses, insurance, vehicles, costs, etc. It’s hard to find drivers, captains, helpers, and teachers willing to put up … Continue reading

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Dear Churches – Don’t Close The Doors, Give Them Away!

Recent statistics show that approximately 3500 churches close down every year in the United States, for many different reasons. Churches grow old and towns die off. Poor leadership, splits, and other problems have caused many churches to decline to the … Continue reading

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In Honor of Super Bowl Sunday – Article: Bandwagon Fans and Die-Hard Disciples

In sports, we can safely divide fans into at least three groups:┬áthe fair weather fans who root for their team when they are winning, and disappear when they are losing;┬áthe die hard fans who root for their team year after … Continue reading

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Article: The Ebb and Flow of Ministry

Genesis 8:22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. Ecclesiastes 3:1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under … Continue reading

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Article: Three Steps From A Started Church To An Established Church

Acts 16:5 And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily. Starting a church is one thing. Seeing that newly planted church take root and become firmly established in a community is another. Many churches … Continue reading

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Article: Pastors And Annual Family Vacations

Mark 6:31-32 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat. (32) And they departed … Continue reading

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