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The Christian Post

H/T:  The Christian Post – Lenardo Blair – February 19, 2013 If you’re a member of a megachurch, chances are you are a part of something that’s more business than ministry, according to former pastor and…

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The Crossings - header

“The Blueprint for Pretty Much Everything” discusses the questions of “What Would Jesus Do?” and then “What DID Jesus do?” How do you fit into God’s plan?   It’s not about you, it’s not about me,…

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Mars Hill Church logo

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Church has lessons for First Christian. Mars Hill Church was founded in spring 1996[7] by Mark Driscoll, Lief Moi and Mike Gunn.[8] The church started at the rental house…

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Charismanews.com

H/T:  Charismanews.com by  Jessilyn Justice When sexual abuse rocks the church, the reactions split believers into many camps: some avoid it, some preach forgiveness, some condemn. And according to Boz Tchividjian, Billy Graham’s grandson and an advocate…

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Betrayed

H/T:  Church Leaders .com by Josh Reich All of us have been betrayed. A spouse who walked out, cheated. A parent who left. A child who hurt us. It might be someone you work with or…

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Awkward Children's Bible

H/T:  AwkwardMomentsBible.com Just in case you thought finding a pedophile within the ranks was an unusual occurrence, you might want to read the rest of this article. What do these fifty pastors have in common? They…

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Church is Not Home

H/T:  Huffinton Post By Scott Dannemiller  Speaker, author, blogger, worship leader, leadership consultant and former missionary with the Presbyterian Church An atheist walked into three churches last Sunday.I know. Sounds like the beginning of a great…

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Christians fight

H/T:  TItuslive.com Christians are great at a lot of stuff: potlucks, VBS, helping people–the list goes on and on. But ask any Christian to name four or five things that Christians are good at and I…

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Church families fight

H/T:  Tituslive.com   Church is a family. Families fight. It’s a reality. In the old days it was over the color of the carpet. Twenty years ago it was over worship style. Sometimes it’s little stuff,…

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Crisswalk.com - Evil Hearts

H/T: Crosswalk.com This article discusses five indicators that show you may be dealing with an evil heart rather than an ordinary sinful heart.  If so, it requires a radically different treatment approach. by Leslie Vernick As…

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KSDK Channel 5

H/T: KSDK-Channel5 via Jeannie Blaylock, First Coast News 6:07 p.m. CDT May 29, 2015 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Franklin Graham, on the First Coast for this weekend’s Festival of Hope, says his famous father, Billy Graham, is…

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Leader vs Dictator

H/T:  Churchleaders.com Here’s a great article by Ron Edmondson about “controlling leaders” who exert an over-bearing influence on everything that happens around them.  The author has 20 years of business experience and considerable wisdom about how…

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Controlling Leader

H/T:  RonEdmonson.com One of my pet peeves in leadership is the controlling leader. Because of that, I have written extensively on the subject on this blog. Controlling leaders are in every type of organization — including…

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When a Christian Meets a Sociopath

H/T:  Southlake Christian Counseling I was recently contacted and asked to share my thoughts on how a Christian is supposed to deal with narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths. To some it may seem like an odd request…

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Pastor Titus Benton

H/T:  Titus Benton via TitusLive.com There are a handful of men that have entered my life over the years and pointed me in the right direction. My dad was one. My hometown preacher was another. There…

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Boz Tchividjian

H/T:Boz Tchividjian, RNS (Religion News Service), Follow @BozT | Feb 7, 2014 | I recently came across a legal alert from a Christian organization that directs pastors who learn of suspected child abuse to first conduct…

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