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Don’t Believe the Rumors [Audio]

Don't Believe the Rumors

Pastor, you will always have critics, and you will always have fans. At the end of the day, you need to have the guts to believe neither, but rather to allow your affirmation to flow only from the truth God has declared about you in His Word. …

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Think Bigger


You know what my problem is? I think too small. Every time I expect big things from God, He surprises me with more, which is both a delight as well as a shame. I need to think bigger! In a recent ten-minute message I gave at a church planting assessment, I address this very …

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7 Tips for Making Your Podcasts Shine

Know Your Competition Are there a large number of other people Podcasting about the same subject matter as you? You should be aware of your competition’s websites and their Podcasting topics. Try to offer something different. Offer your customers something that is relevant, …

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You Create the Culture of Your Leadership Environment

I threw out a few thoughts this morning and captured them on my iphone concerning the culture of your leadership environment. We can't always control which tasks we're going to be facing as a team, but we can determine ahead of time the prevailing attitudes. This is a matter of …

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Audio of Men’s Bible Study on Discipleship

I recently posted some thoughts about what discipleship looks like and that article was really the product of a recent men's Bible study at Bethel. Every Tuesday a bunch of men get up and get to church by 6:15 a.m. for a pre-workday Bible study. We opened the year with an open …

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How We Record Sermons for the Audio Podcast


We've been recording messages and distributing them in mp3 format for quite some time now. Our old site (no longer in use, but holds archives) is and we now post sermons at Bethel's site and distribute them via podcast. There are a lot of ways to do this, and …

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