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Let’s Be THE Church

August 23, 2016

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When you stop and look at churches in America one thing you notice – they’re dying. According to the most recent statistics, over 4000 churches close each year. Thom Rainer list four types of churches that will die soon: The Ex-Bible Church. These churches have abandoned the truths of Scripture. A few are explicit in […]

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10 Traits of Healthy Churches – Thom Rainer

July 12, 2016

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Ten Traits of the Healthiest Churches Ten Years from Now I am not a prophet. Please don’t stone me if I get one of these ten traits wrong. And while there is a good bit of subjectivity in this article, I think I am basing my projections on clear and evident trends. So, what if […]

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Seven Ways Church Member Should Prepare for Sunday’s Sermon by Thom Rainer

April 28, 2016

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Seven Ways for Church Members to Prepare for Sunday’s Sermon What if church members began their own form of sermon preparation? For countless decades, we have heard about the role of pastors in sermon preparation. The number of hours they need to prepare. The priority of preparation. The role of prayer in sermon preparation. But […]

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What Would Happen if we ALL Tithed? by Mike Holmes

April 12, 2016

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What Would Happen if the Church Tithed? How giving 10 percent could change the world. The church of today is not great at giving. This isn’t exactly news. But it is a statistical fact: – Tithers make up only 10-25 percent of a normal congregation.  – Only 5 percent of the U.S. tithes, with 80 […]

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Christianity, the World’s Most Falsifiable Religion

March 29, 2016

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In my reading for our Easter Services, I came across this great blog.   It is well worth the time to read: Christianity, the World’s Most Falsifiable Religion This belief has been a source of contention with many people, even Christians, in the past. But the more I research, the more I find it to be […]

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