Monthly Archives: July 2014

Start Your Own Life Team in Your Church

The following three videos will assist you to develop a Life Team in your congregation.  The videos address the questions: 1. What is a Life Team? 2. What does a Life Team Do? and 3. How can we build a … Continue reading

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Participate in the Servolution Revolution!

“Servolution” is a church revolution by serving people in your community. This movement is rumbling throughout the body of Christ – a revolutionary army of people ready to take up this mandate. “Servolutionists” are pursuing the lost, the forgotten, and … Continue reading

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Some Encouraging Words from a Persecuted Brother Inside Evin Prison

The following letter is from imprisoned Iranian Christian Pastor Farshid Fathi. For more information on Farshid, see iran30.org and freefarshid.org. Farshid: “Night will be over” Our imprisoned brother Farshid Fathi has sent a further letter from Evin prison, reflecting on the … Continue reading

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Baptism: God’s Life-Giving Gift to the World!

Baptism is one of God’s gifts to the people of this world. Baptism is also essential to making disciples of Jesus Christ! (Matthew 28:19)  In Martin Luther’s Explanation of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, he reminds us of the benefits … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of Japan

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All the People Said Amen — Matt Maher

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“We need more than words now, we need concrete actions, we need the solidarity of Christians worldwide. ” — Archbishop Amel Nona of Mosul

Many Christians are replacing their Facebook and Twitter profile picture with the letter “N” in Arabic.  Why are Christians doing this?  It’s a sign of solidarity with our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters in Iraq and in other regions of the world.  ISIS … Continue reading

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Some Sobering Thoughts About Cohabitation

The majority of people in North America practice cohabitation before they enter into marriage … if they get married at all.  Bowling Green State University sociologist Karen Guzzo has conducted extensive research on cohabitation and her findings are causing many people to rethink … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Language Barrier to Share the Gospel

In every Canadian province or territory, in every city, there are people for whom English or French isn’t their first language. According to the most recent census information, the foreign born population in Canada surged to a reported 6.8 million people.  … Continue reading

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The Introverted Evangelist

Is “introverted evangelist” an oxymoron?  Can you be in introvert and an evangelist? In his article, “The Introverted Evangelist” Seth McBee observes that introverts make effective evangelists when they use their unique God-given gifts and personality traits.  McBee states, “However, in … Continue reading

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