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It’s Time to Get Mean About the Vision God Has Given You

Your church doesn’t need a new mission. God determines the mission. He defines the mission. And he’s been about the mission for thousands of years and simply wants your church involved in it. But your church is in desperate need of a vision that is informed by God’s Word, inspired by God’s Spirit, and applied passionately and bren-heartedly to your …

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Sermon Video: When You’ve Failed, God’s Spirit Is Faithful

God s you, and when he saves you, he saves you completely and forever, fills you with his powerful presence, and leads you into growth and maturity. But you still sin. So what happens when we fail? In this message, we learn that God invites us into a posture of repentance and he faithfully forgives and heals. …

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Dear Donald Trump, Russell Moore Is a Pretty Great Representative of This Evangelical

Oh it’s on now! I’ve said very little about this crazy election season. I don’t endorse candidates. And if I thought politics were really the best pathway to changing the world for the positive, I wouldn’t be a Pastor. But today, Donald Trump sucker-punched a guy I’ve had a ton of respect for. Here’s what he said, Russell Moore is …

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Let’s Fix Our Either-Or Thinking Problem for the Good of Evangelicalism 

“If we would just preach the word and lean on the Holy Spirit, we wouldn’t have to worry about ‘growing’ our churches…” “God has called pastors to be shepherds and prophets, not business leaders or strategists…” “We’re not supposed to have church services for seekers; church is for the saved…” “Don’t worry about attracting people to your church; just make disciples …