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Faith & Church

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No More Tithes & Offerings

I don’t know about you and you might find this strange coming from a pastor but I don’t like tithes & offerings. This isn’t a debate as to whether tithing is even a biblically mandated New Testament church practice or …
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Hearing Problems

“He who has ears, let him hear.” ~ Matthew 13:9 It is no surprise to anyone who spends any time at all with me that I seem to have a hearing problem. My wife would probably say that it’s her …
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Leading Worship vs. Worship Leader

Most people who know me and know LifePoint Church know that we currently don’t have worship music on Sunday mornings. Through various life happenings a majority of the musicians are no longer available. This seems like a huge gap in …
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ChurchRater.com: Good or Bad Idea?

Maybe you’ve heard the story about the pastor who hired the atheist to evaluate several churches throughout America? No punchline, this actually happened and they wrote a book together about their experience called Jim and Casper Go to Church: Frank Conversation about Faith, …
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The Temptation With Vision

I have been in this church business for quite awhile now and had been told repeatedly how important having a vision is. I had been told it should be clear. I had been persuaded that the leader with a true vision will …
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