06/25/17 Peace in Death

READING: Job 3-4, Acts 7:44-60 “Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!” Acts 7:56…

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06/24/17 Worshiping Anyway

READING: Job 1-2, Acts 7:22-43 “Throughout all this Job did not sin or blame God for anything.” Job 1:22 I’m not sure I could do…

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06/22/17 Preaching and Praying

READING: Esther 6-8, Acts 6 “But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the preaching ministry.” Acts 6:4 The work of ministry involves so…

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06/21/17 Trusting and Working

READING: Esther 3-5, Acts 5:22-42 “. . . liberation and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place.” Esther 4:15 I’ve heard this…

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9 Reasons Rural Churches Still Matter

I confess that I’m more urban and suburban than rural, but I also recognize the importance of rural churches. In fact, I began my ministry career as pastor of a more rural church. Here are some of the reasons these churches matter.

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