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Jun 23, 2015

The Gospel is the Food of Faith by Staff

"The new life in Christ, just like all natural life, must be nourished and strengthened."

Jun 23, 2015

Hannah's Loss by Courtney Reissig

Hannah was able to look in the face of her precious boy as she walked away from him for the last time and know that God would win in the end and her loss was not in vain.

Jun 23, 2015

Building Relationships With Internationals by Joshua Hedger

According to the Mission Society, approximately 75% of internationals are never invited into an American home. Most internationals come from cultures that put great emphasis on hospitality and yet they find that in America there is little hospitality offered to them.

Jun 23, 2015

A Better Word by Jared C. Wilson

Let them come with their words, then. Let the devil come with his barrage of lies, even his truths-turned-lies.

Jun 22, 2015

Nobody Ever Came to Christ Because He Knew Himself To Be Elect by Staff

The question for you is not, 'Am I one of the elect?' but 'Am I a sinner?'

Jun 22, 2015

Even the Best Sermon Cannot Do Any Good Without a Savour of Christ In It by Charles Spurgeon

"I will go over hedge and ditch but I would get at my Master, for the sermon cannot do any good unless there is a savour of Christ in it."

Jun 22, 2015

Ministry Is Not A Game by Mark A. Howell

Every day of ministry brings with it a battle for our minds. And this battle has much higher stakes than that of playing a game. If you lose this battle you are likely to lose your ministry.

Jun 22, 2015

Preaching Like A Boy Band Trying To Play The Blues by Jeff Lawrence

When we preach in our own strength, it is easy to come off like a boy band in a self-focused, over-choreographed performance. But if we pretend to have it all together, we rob our people of the comfort of the gospel.

Jun 21, 2015

Training Up Leaders by Jeremy Writebol

I have learned that “growing a garden” is one of the most enjoyable and fruitful things that you can do in ministry. In fact, I might be so bold as to say that unless you are working to train up and develop leaders in your church plant you probably aren’t being faithful to the biblical calling you have as a pastor or church planter.