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If You’re a Pastor or Church Leader, You Must Read IT

It is a really great book! It is all about "how churches and leaders can get it and keep it." What is it? Though Craig Groeschel never really defines it, he does offer this clarifying list: It is what God does through a rare combination of these qualities found in his people: - Passion for his presence - A deep craving to reach the lost - Sincere integrity - Spirit-filled faith - Down-to-earth humility - Brokenness There are a few books I've read in the last decade …

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God, Help Me to Be Weird

I've just finished reading the weirdest book I've ever read - Weird by Craig Groeschel... and I'm glad I did. I don't ever want to be normal again. As Craig puts it, "normal isn't working." We've used various terms for the kind of lifestyle Groeschel is calling us to live - sanctified, set apart, separated, consecrated - but the bottom line is that believers should be choosing to live differently than the surrounding culture. Why? Because being "normal" means settling for …

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