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“New Wave” Ministries
Everyone has a preconceived idea of what it means to do a “Ministry”. This idea is formed by our experience with the church and with our culture. It’s dependent upon the ideas of those who were formative in our experiences of faith and of life. This preconception is mostly fixed in our minds and that’s too bad. Continue reading
Posted in Your Daily Dose Tagged charity, Christianity, church, church growth, church life, culture, evangelism, faith, family, joy, ministry, mission, prayer, religion, simplicity, society, spiritual gift, spiritual growth Comments Off on “New Wave” Ministries
5-25-16 “Pastor’s Blast” -Don’t Hate
This Sunday we continue our series on the First Letter of the Apostle John entitled, “Making Life Enjoyable”. We’ll discover the Second Key to enjoying life in the second chapter: something we all know even if we don’t always practice it. It’s an old concept but John helps us to understand that Jesus put a new spin on it—new even today!
So read 1 John 2:7-17 to prepare yourself for a frank discussion about the effects of Hate on not only our faith but our life as well. We’ll also look at Ephesians 6:10-18 and see what tools we might use to defend against those forces that encourage us to be haters. Continue reading
Posted in Pastor's Blast Tagged Bible, christian, Christianity, church, church growth, church life, church members, Dr. Keith Posehn, faith, Florida, God, Grace Presbyterian, Grace Presbyterian Church, leadership, mainline, ministry, pastor, pastors, PC(USA), Presbyterian, RevDrKid, spring hill, stewardship, worship Comments Off on 5-25-16 “Pastor’s Blast” -Don’t Hate
6-24-15 “Pastor’s Blast” – Who Do You Love?
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged christian, church, church growth, church life, Dr. Keith Posehn, Florida, Grace Presbyterian, John 21, Pastor's Blast, RevDrKid, spring hill, who do you love Comments Off on 6-24-15 “Pastor’s Blast” – Who Do You Love?
6-17-15 “Pastor’s Blast” – Gone Fishin’
Posted in Pastor's Blast Tagged church growth, Dr. Keith Posehn, Florida, Friends, friendship, Gone Fishin', Grace Presbyterian Church, Hapiness, John 20, Laura Web, Lauren Stone, Pastor's Blast, RevDrKid, spring hill, Wolf Creek Redemption Comments Off on 6-17-15 “Pastor’s Blast” – Gone Fishin’
Why Isn’t Your Church Growing?
(Interesting insights here. The question is, “can we honestly answer or, as a pastor, even ask these questions?” Click and read, but sit down first.) Your thoughts? Pressing on toward the goal . . . RevDrKid
Posted in Your Daily Dose Tagged church decline, church growth, evangelism, growth, leadership, mainline, pastor, PC(USA), Presbyterian, stewardship Comments Off on Why Isn’t Your Church Growing?
The Bacon Cheeseburger Diet for Churches
Sometimes the truth hurts but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true or that we mustn’t tell it. Read on if you dare: Of Course We Want Our Church to Grow We Just Don’t Want to CHANGE by Carey Nieuwhof I’ve … Continue reading
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The Greatest Tragedy in the Church Today
(This Is direct and to the point and I HAD to repost it) by Thom Rainer Do you know why churches are dying? Evangelism is dying in many churches today. No, that’s not an overstatement. I am not speaking hyperbolically. … Continue reading
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