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What will we tell people we did?

After graduation from seminary, my dear Mississippi friend, Jana, married fellow Mississippi native, Bennett. After much prayer and seeking the Lord’s direction and will for their lives, they sensed the ...

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Praying for our Neighbors

One of the vital elements of any missions service is one done behind the scenes: prayer. The Lord Jesus Himself modeled the necessity of prayer before any ministry He did ...

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Unveiled Faces

“But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord…”  I was a Junior in college leading a discipleship group of freshman girls. Every Wednesday ...

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Missional Renaissance: A Worthy Investment of Your Time

Missional – the current buzz word of the American church. In sermons, in books, in articles, in tweets, and yes in blogs much is being spoken/written to define what is ...

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HOW TO EFFECTIVELY REACH RESETTLED REFUGEES IN NC?

 In 2008, North Carolina ranked 11th in the nation for the number of refugees settled in the state. According to a report from the state Office of Refugee Resettlement, between ...

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What is the meaning of Easter?

So, what’s your answer? For many, the meaning of Easter rises no higher and goes no deeper than a big funny bunny, laughing children with baskets full of eggs, some ...

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Church Planting is About Relationships

I read that in 1948 George de Mestral was out on a hike. As he returned home he noticed his pants were covered with burrs from Burdock plants. Being an ...

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Come on – one final push!

Sounds like words coming from a hospital delivery room don’t they? Doctors and Dads always encourage young “Moms-to-be” with those last minute words, “Come on, you can do it – ...

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Why is mentoring church planters important?

While browsing through materials provided by the North American Mission Board in preparation for the mentor training of church planters, two questions came to mind: “Why is mentoring church planters ...

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Matching Strategy to Community

As a church planter I have always been interested in hearing or reading about church plants and what made them succeed or fail. I guess part of that comes from ...

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