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30 Quick Tips for Social Media for Churches and Nonprofits

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God invented social media, so church, you ought to use it! Nonprofits who hope to change the world? You too! I've written plenty about the theory and philosophy behind using social media. In fact, I wrote a whole book about using social media to spread the gospel and I wrote it …

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Free Porn Is a Myth – There Is Always a Heavy Cost

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Before you search for porn again, remember that there is always, always a way out! God promised that "The temptations in your life are no different than what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are …

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2 Questions to Answer If You Want a Bigger, BOLDer Faith

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One minimalist definition of biblical faith is "expecting God's best." Unpacked, it means that faith is believing "that God exists, and that He rewards those who sincerely seek him." (Hebrews 11:6 NLT) The direction we choose determines a lot about how life unfolds before …

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Dear Grace Hills, We’re Making a Big, Bold Move

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Coming to (another) theater near you... Grace Hills Church! We're moving from the Rogers Malco Town Cinema over to the Malco at Pinnacle Hills Promenade!! And our big opening is January 25, 2015!! Hey Grace Hills, we're three years old! And during these three years, we've seen …

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35 Great Links Leaders, Readers, and Creatives – January 10, 2015

Here's a list of some of the best things I've read this week! But first, a video... http://youtu.be/pIxdnnxqK6o Great Links and Articles 9 Actions You Must Take to Reach Your Biggest Goals (Part 2), by Rick Warren 12 Practices Of Highly Effective Churches Who Serve …

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The ‘Third Place’ May Be the Best Place for the Church to Gather

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Home. Work. Hangout. Those are the three places we do life. There's no better place for the church to gather than right in the middle of the third place - the hangout. Via Wikipedia: In community building, the third place (or third space) is the social surroundings separate …

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Become a Radical: 3 Rules You Should Break Today

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Rebellion is bad, right? In the sense that we are all born bent away from God toward sin, yes. But when God gets hold of us, changes us from the inside out, and sets an entirely new agenda for our lives, it is then time to become a radical and rebel against everything our old …

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Dump Your Doubt, Take the Risk, and Lead Forward

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Nothing paralyzes good leadership like fear, and nothing fuels good leadership like taking risks in faith. Obviously, we must make decisions wisely, but when we know, it's time to go. This is coming from a somewhat trigger-shy leader. If you know what a DISC profile is, I'm a …

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Digest More Leadership Books with The Vision Room’s SUMS reMix

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I am a big believer that leaders must be readers. But you probably have the same problem I do - more books are calling my name than I have time to digest. Sometimes I need help in knowing which are the best, and sometimes I just wish for a summary. Either way, if you're a leader, …

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If You Aspire to Lead, Start Leading Right Now

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I'm afraid it's all too common for people to have huge aspirations about who they want to become in the future, but almost no plan or willingness to get there. We love the idea of changing the world, but we fail to see that changing the world starts with making a difference in my …

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