Monthly Archives: January 2013

Preach for a Verdict, part 2

Continued from a previous post, Preach for a Verdict Attorney Gerry Spence lists “Seven Steps for Winning the Final Argument” 1. Identify the Hero and the Villain For the purposes of the preacher, who is the villain? The sinner within … Continue reading

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The Convention: A Case for its Value

My 33-year old son-in-law says we need associations and Directors of Missions. He is a pastor in upstate New York and says, for evangelicals, the work is hard and the pastors are scattered. Encouragement, fellowship, and resourcing are vital there. … Continue reading

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Preach for a Verdict

“Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men” – II Corinthians 5:11 There is an old preacher saying, “Preach for a verdict.” It communicates the idea of calling for a response to Jesus Christ. Such a response is … Continue reading

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Just Discovered, “Hi, I’m Karl”

Just discovered Karl Vaters. He was retweeted by Terry Dorsett. Blog: New Small Church (http://newsmallchurch.com/) His blog post posts have titles like: I Am a Small Church Pastor, and I Am Not a Failure Grasshopper Myth #1: My Church Can’t … Continue reading

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Audio: LifeWay’s Using the Daily Commute

My wife, Sheila, picked up a two-disk set of CDs at LifeWay, called LifeWay Women Devotions, sometime around Christmas. They are designed for the daily commute; the pink case says, “Grow closer to God while driving to work, at the … Continue reading

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Does rural America still matter?

As more move to the city, does rural America still matter? Interesting article onUSA Today…

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Meet Tom Cheney

Dr. Tom Cheyney (Church Planting Consultant & Trainer) Tom Cheyney is a veteran church planter and actively coaches church planters and sponsoring churches in best practices for growing church plants. Tom has trained all over North America and has a … Continue reading

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