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Go Fly A Kite

Saturday, I flew a kite! It was a beautiful breezy day and my daughter had just gotten a cheap (99 cent), flimsy kite, so we headed over to the front yard of the church. On the way I thought, "This is never going to work, but at least we'll have a nice walk on a pretty day." Much …

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Revival at Eastside

Last night I finished a series of revival services at Eastside Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Their pastor, James Goff, formerly served as Assistant Pastor at Bethel and has been at Eastside now for eleven years. Our services were times of divine blessings as God spoke …

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Making The Most of Being Under Construction

Wanna know the problem with an "under construction" page? Well, there are several. First, your content (or lack thereof) gets indexed and the cashed version of your page may not be updated for a while. Second, nobody knows how long you've been under construction, nor how long …

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Why You Need To Get Sticky

I'm normally not a fan of sticky. Seeing the juice of an apple run down gives me the heebie-jeebies, and one of the most frustrating things to do is get a little bit of sugary soda on the outside of the cup. Remember that scene in Christmas Vacation when Clark Grizwald can't get …

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Final Thoughts About the BMA Meeting

I've just gotten back to my room after the final session of the 59th annual meeting of the BMA of America. I expressed my concerns in my last post, and I do think there are plenty of weaknesses to be addressed. But I really want to focus on the positives. I really am excited to …

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Thoughts on the BMA of America

I'm writing this article in Waco, Texas where I'm attending the annual meeting of the Baptist Missionary Association of America. This is a Baptist association that has taken many stands for the Scriptures and the gospel, and I'm proud to be a part of it. The BMA has invested much …

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Bread and Butter Front and Center

Here's a simple tip from the marketing aspect of web site design - keep your bread and butter front and center. Many sites are crowded with extras and bonuses, but the main business of the site is overshadowed. You must determine what a "sale" is in your market, then arrange your …

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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, www.ministrymarketingcoach.com. He meets a need that exists today within Christian circles of leadership by coaching church leaders toward success. He currently has 2 free ebooks …

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A Phobia of Success

Wasps On My House

Today was my annual inaugural lawn mowing day. I gathered all of my equipment together, gassed it all up, and got ready to start. I then spent the next fifteen minutes staring at the corner of my house, which is sort of a mass housing complex for wasps. Think I'm exaggerating? …

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Leadership – Here And There

I just left the Maximum Impact simulcast hosted by Work Matters of Northwest Arkansas, and it's left me hungering for a greater realm of influence. We heard from such leaders as John Maxwell, Andy Stanley, and Dan Cathy. I make it point never to take notes at conferences such as …

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