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Book Review: Breaking the Missional Code by Ed Stetzer and Dave Putman

I find that I often think about Christianity, church leadership, and church growth in terms that are a bit different than my own traditions and background. So does Ed Stetzer and so does Dave Putman. It's rare that I'm able to really articulate well my own feelings about what it means to live a redemptive …

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Book Review: What In the World Is Going On? by David Jeremiah

What In the World is Going On? by David Jeremiah

Yesterday, I closed the back cover of a truly noteworthy book by David Jeremiah entitled What In the World Is Going On? Honestly, I thought I'd never get through the book. It wasn't because the book wasn't good - it was exceptional. It was that I kept thinking Jesus must be coming back before I turn this next …

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Beginning a Wild Goose Chase with Mark Batterson

I recently received a little birthday gift from my awesome church staff for Borders and used it to pick up another C. S. Lewis book and Wild Goose Chase by Mark Batterson. Mark operates one of the most well-known pastor's blogs on the web and serves the National Community Church in Washington, D.C. I've …

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Two Free eBooks from Chris Forbes

Chris Forbes is kind of a ministry marketing coach. In fact, that's the name of his web site, He meets a need that exists today within Christian circles of leadership by coaching church leaders toward success. He currently has 2 free ebooks available on his web site, and here's …

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The Lost Tomb of Jesus

It has taken me several days to sit and write my conclusions about the Discovery Channel documentary on The Lost Tomb of Jesus. I find it ironic how dramatic the title seems when the tomb is neither lost (they've found it), nor does it contain Jesus ("He is not here; He is risen..."). Kind of like those "lost …

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