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Will Mancini on Why your church is working at only 50% of its effectiveness.
The problem is that most churches have a general sense of their mission rather than clearly defined and contextually crafted mission.
Jon Acuff on 6 tips to get up earlier in the morning.
Daniel Cooly on Pastoral envy.
So, after an average first pastorate, we moved from Canada to a church plant of 120 people in New Mexico. I was ready to become a workaholic, see our church grow, have a meltdown, repent of my selfishness, lead a seminary department, and write a best-seller entitled Dogs Playing Poker. Actually, I’ve never wanted a mega-ministry, but a growing, healthy ministry would be awesome.
Denny Burk on How to spot a false teacher.
The Bible suggests at least six characteristics that commonly identify false teachers. Not every false teachers exhibits all of these characteristics at once, but often times they present some combination of these traits.