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Summer Parties!

Summer Parties!

Summer has arrived! And as we combine that with the beginning of the long thaw out of the pandemic, this is the perfect time for taking the initiative in mission. One of the things ALL of us can be doing is building relationships with friends, neighbors, and...

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2 Ways to Respond When the Healing Doesn’t Come

2 Ways to Respond When the Healing Doesn’t Come

The more you pray for the sick, the more you will see healings take place, which is an incredible joy and privilege! Yet, simultaneously, the more you pray for people, the more you will see some not being healed (at that time, at least). Tragically, there will be a...

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Obey Jesus’ Standing Orders: Heal the Sick!

Obey Jesus’ Standing Orders: Heal the Sick!

  In the midst of the confusion and chaos of battle, the Commander-in-Chief needs to have all their soldiers operating with discipline and common purpose, so that the greater strategic plan can be achieved as effectively as possible. In order to do this, standing...

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Why God Doesn’t Send Sickness

Why God Doesn’t Send Sickness

Jesus’ Attitude Toward Sickness Throughout the Gospels, Jesus repeatedly makes clear that sickness is an enemy of God and His people. There is not a single incidence of Him adopting a stoical attitude towards illness. He never viewed sickness as something that people...

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How to Disciple Others

How to Disciple Others

  "Children do a terrible job of listening to their parents, but a terrific job of copying them!" And this same principle is key to understanding how to disciple adults and children alike! Paul's instruction to the Christians in Corinth was, "Follow my example,...

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3 Lessons from Kodak for the Church Today

3 Lessons from Kodak for the Church Today

In 1975, Steve Sasson invented the first digital camera. Steve was an engineer at Kodak, who at the time were the leading global brand in the manufacture and sale of camera film, along with all the associated chemicals and paper required to produce physical prints...

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5 Missional Ideas for a Pandemic Valentine’s Day!

5 Missional Ideas for a Pandemic Valentine’s Day!

Would you like an easy excuse to reach out to your lost neighbors, friends, and colleagues with the love of Jesus? If so, we think Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity that's on all of our horizons! "But isn't Valentine's Day all about ooey-gooey romantic love?"...

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What Is a Disciple?

What Is a Disciple?

If you ask most churches what their main purpose is, most will (eventually!) end up saying something about being in existence to make disciples of Jesus. Which then leads to the obvious question: What is a disciple? This matters hugely, since our definition of...

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How to Lament 2020 With Your Neighbors

How to Lament 2020 With Your Neighbors

  For most people, 2020 has been a terrible year.   It has been a catalogue of disappointment, frustration, loss, job insecurity, financial pressure, relational stress, sickness, and even death. On top of the normal life changes that would normally happen,...

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17 Mission Ideas for a COVID Christmas and New Year

17 Mission Ideas for a COVID Christmas and New Year

The coming month presents a remarkable opportunity to draw your lost friends, family, and neighbors closer to Jesus! While COVID might restrict much of what churches usually do, this in no way stops us sharing the wonderful good news and hope of Jesus in smaller,...

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