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The Number One Reason People Attend Church

What’s the number one reason people go to church? Is it the music? Is it incredible children’s ministries? Is it various social activities provided? To these questions, the answer is “no.” The number one reason why people go to church is…

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No Other Gospel: TGC National Conference Reflections

This week most of our pastoral staff attend The Gospel Coalition National Conference in Indianapolis, IN along with 8,000 of our closest friends. Here are several takeaways from the conference…

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The Triumph and Freedom of Christ

We triumph in the triumph of Christ.

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Country Boy to City Living to City Loving

If people are moving to cities, then we need to be where people are. Therefore, we must move, live, and work in cities.

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Prayers for President Trump and the Church on this Inauguration Day

As Christians, there is one thing in which we do find agreement when it comes to the office of the President of the United States of America, we must pray.

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Hope Through Miscarriage

We now know Jesus better because of this. Our love for Him has grown. Our comfort is knowing our sin has been paid for, in a Lord who knows suffering, and in a caring Savior who is entirely in control.

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Our Joy and Crown in Cameroon

The joy and crown of Paul’s ministry were the people whom he spent time with, trained, and probably shared the Gospel with. They were his reward and in their joy he was satisfied.

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Training Leaders for the Spread of the Gospel

Pray for Pastor Dan Green and I as we leave to join Jason Carmean in Yaoundé, to lead a two week teaching module at the Bible Institute of Cameroon.

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Reading the Bible Through the Lens of Jesus

As you read the Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, work hard to understand it. At some point you’ll want to look for specific things in your life to practice or change, but before you do that, take some time simply to reflect on Jesus.

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The Extraordinary Mission for Ordinary People

God has designed us to use His proclaimed Gospel, not just from a platform, but in personal conversations to change the lives of people far off from Him. This is not for extraordinary people, but ordinary people like you and me.

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