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This Coming Weekend: How to Have Hope Every Day

Easter offers us hope for the forgiveness of sin and for eternal life. But there is more! God offers us some huge reasons to have hope every single day! In part two of Why We Hope, coming up this Sunday at Grace Hills, we'll look at the three big gifts Jesus gives today to help us live with hope every day no matter what: His Word (the Bible) His Spirit (the Holy Spirit) His People (the Church) We'll define and discover how to take full advantage of each. You can …

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How to Tell Stories Like Scott Simon

Scott Simon is a journalist with National Public Radio. He's been telling huge stories for most of his career and he's an expert when it comes to phraseology and keeping a conversational tone. Whether you're telling a story in a speech or sermon, or shooting a short video for a Youtube marketing campaign, Scott's advice will take you a long way. Here's the video, then my takeaways... Can't view it? Here's the Youtube Link Pointers for Telling Stories These …

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Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

via youtube.com All I can say is... hallelujah! …

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How to Promote Your Online Church Campus

THIS is cool! Jay and Jordan Kranda put this together (possibly with other conspirators) as a way to promote the Saddleback online campus. Jay has a big heart for this ministry and it shows. I want to make some observations after you watch... There are several things to learn from this video promotion... Spreading your content around on sites like Youtube opens another pathway into your ministry reach. Doing quality video in HD shows professionalism. Being human …

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Toy Story 3: Inception Trailer – Awesome Creativity!

You may have seen this, but having seen both movies, I thought this was genius!! Hat Tip to Khayyam (@iamkhayyam) …

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Learning from the Launch of Chick-fil-A's Spicy Chicken Sandwich

When I see a Holstein cow (the black and white kind), I think of chicken! That's because of the ingenious branding and marketing efforts of Chick-fil-A. They've created a truly remarkable product, but the product is only the beginning of the story. Chick-fil-A has created a remarkable experience! With the recent launch of their newest product, the spicy chicken sandwich, Chick-fil-A rolled out the red carpet for their loyal fans and followers. They don't just sell chicken …

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Children and the Age of Accountability

I've always believed in an age of accountability for sin. Children and babies who die don't go to hell, period, and John Piper does a wonderful job of explaining why in ultra-simple terms. …

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Did An Earthquake Happen Because God Was Mad?

This may sound like the question of a child, but it's a question that is on the hearts of millions of adults. I don't understand God's ways - they are above mine, so I don't presume to have all the answers. But thankfully Jesus once addressed a group of people who had a similar accusation, so I wanted to record my thoughts about this big question. Here's a YouTube Link to Did An Earthquake Happen Because God Was Mad? Many are likely to disagree with me one way or …

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Jesus Is the Hand That Steadies Our Plate

I found this clip to be extremely moving. It's a profound illustration of how Jesus gets into our mess... …

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For Whom Do You Live?

This video is very touching. It's short. It has subtitles. But it says so much! …

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