Evaluating Your Church’s Exterior

Beyond the church’s website, the first thing I see about your church is its exterior – and I will likely form impressions about your church as soon as I arrive.

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10/17/15 Is Jesus Amazed at Me?

READING: Matthew 14, Mark 6, Luke 9:1-17 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  Yesterday, I wrote about being amazed at Jesus. Today, I write about His being amazed at us….

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10/16/15 I Stand Amazed

READING: Matthew 9-10 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  A few years ago, I wrote a book entitled, Nobodies for Jesus. The thesis is that if we are amazed by Jesus…

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10/15/15 Lord over Our Chaos

READING: Matthew 8:14-34, Mark 4-5 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  Is your life chaotic today? Chapters 4 and 5 of Mark portray Jesus as the master over nature…

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Why Pastors Have Few Deep Friendships

I’ve heard it so many times that I almost expect it: pastors are lonely. They often minister among people they say they love, but don’t know well. They have few deep friendships.

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10/13/15 Watch Your Mouth!

READING: Matthew 12:22-50, Luke 11 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  I have two heroes of the faith, one who is now with the Lord and the other who…

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10 Traits of Healthy Churches

Over the last 15+ years, our Lawless Group team has conducted hundreds of church surveys. Some are very unhealthy but there are some good examples out there, too.

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