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Created on Friday, 21 February 2014 / Culture
Tags: Frank Viola, local church, institutional church, leaving, Roman Catholic, Anglican, Church of Latter Day Saints, assembling, anti-church, postchurch, Jesus Christ, Reggie McNeal, volunteers, anti-pastor, ...
It’s funny. We still live in a celebrity culture. Even Christians have chewed hard on it. Whenever a celebrity Christian author or blogger talks about “leaving church,” all of a sudden masses of Christians ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 / Pastoring
Tags: Scott Attebery, pastors.com, I don't know, Bible, reverend, brothers, expectations, congregation, honesty, humility, dependency on Christ, John the Baptist
The moment one becomes a pastor, something strange happens: People suddenly think you know everything about the Bible. Twenty-four hours ago, you were like everyone else—learning the Bible a little at ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 11 October 2013 / Pastoral Care
Tags: pastors leaving the ministry, Phil Cooke, Mark Brewer, Presybterian church, pastors committing suicide, pastors frustrated, megachurch, charismatic churches, baptist churches, mainline denominations, ...
... experience. Yes, it was President Reagan’s church. When I first got there in 2001, the president had not yet died, so I had to meet with the Secret Service my second month to prepare for his funeral. (Did ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 March 2013 / Vision
Tags: Ron Edmondson, Change, ideas, Immanuel Baptist Church, Biltmore Baptist Church, dream, innovation, energy, momentum
In a team environment, where people are empowered to lead, new ideas produce change—often faster than any other way. I’ve tried to practice this as a leader. That’s why I encourage attending conferences ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 / Legacy
Tags: john piper, bethlehem baptist church, megachurch, Don't Waste Your Life, Spectacular Sins, What Jesus Demands From the World, lifeway research, john piper's last sermon
... the World and Spectacular Sins won in the Christian Life category of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association's Christian Book Awards in 2007 and 2009, respectively. A 2010 LifeWay Research survey ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 / Main
Tags: banning,berean baptist church,offense,prayer,ron baity
QUOTE: “My response to her was I am a Christian, and as a Christian I too can be offended, and I am offended if I cannot pray in the name of Jesus.” —Ron Baity, the pastor of Berean Baptist Church ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 July 2010 / Main
Tags: first biblical baptist church of palmetto,florida,fund raising,guy francois,haiti
QUOTE: “At the beginning, everybody was alert [about the situation in Haiti], but now things seem to be shifting in a different direction. The problem is still there, and I feel it is my responsibility ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 June 2010 / Main
Tags: bill mitchell,domestic missions,economy,first baptist church of orlando,florida,mission data international,overseas missions
... 15 percent since 2008 while inquiries regarding domestic trips have increased. [christianitytoday.com, 6/10/10]  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 25 May 2010 / Main
Tags: baptisms,grace baptist,lifeway christian resources,southern baptist convention,steve freeman
... country reported 349,737 baptisms last year, a jump of 7,539 from 2008. "We've tried to focus on getting outside the four walls of the church," said Steve Freeman, pastor of Grace Baptist, about 30 miles ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 11 May 2010 / Main
Tags: chaplin,daily times,farmington,first baptist church,keith berrymen,n.m.,preaching,sunray park and casino racetrack,vance mikkleson
You can add Keith Berryman’s name to the list of pastors who are reaching areas of American culture not usually associated with faith. Berryman, who is the pastor of First Baptist Church in Farmington, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 / Main
Tags: bethlehem baptist church,john piper,marriage,ministry,pastor,sabbatical
QUOTE: "I see several species of pride in my soul that, while they may not rise to the level of disqualifying me for ministry, grieve me, and have taken a toll on my relationship with Noël and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 March 2010 / Main
Tags: anniversary,cindy winters,first baptist church,fred winters,illinois,maryville,murder,pastor,wife
QUOTE: "I became vividly aware that our circumstances in life can change drastically and without any kind of warning. Even though my circumstances changed, the God that I know did not change. In ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 February 2010 / Main
Tags: arsons,bail,ben wheeler,church break-ins,daniel george mcallister,david mahfood,first baptist church,jason robert bourque,lindale,smith county jail,texas,tyland baptist church
Two men were arrested Sunday in connection with a string of church break-ins and arsons in Texas. Daniel George McAllister, 21, of Ben Wheeler and Jason Robert Bourque, 19, of Lindale were being ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 February 2010 / Main
Tags: baptist,central valley baptist church,child trafficking,dominican republic,drew ham,earthquake,haiti,laura silsby,orphans,port-au-prince,prime minister jean-max bellerive
... 200 children from Haiti and the Dominican Republic into a beachfront orphanage in the Dominican Republic town of Magante. New Life Children's Refuge founder Laura Silsby, who is one of the 10 being detained, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 / Main
Tags: arson,building,burn,church burn down,church is people,fire,first baptist church,flames,martin knox,temple,texas
QUOTE: "It's a very sad day for our church family. But the thing we talk about in our church oftentimes is buildings are tools that the church uses. Our church [is] all the folks who have been ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 31 July 2009 / Main
Tags: selling, property, community, people, building, Georgia, Rolling Hills Baptist Church,building
... back and move on to "bigger and better" ministry. They have … only in a way few churches are willing to do. On October 5, 2008, with a reeling economy hitting their community hard, the congregation voted ... [ +++ ]
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