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Happy Birthday?

Happy Birthday?  You left Heaven for this dump? Look around, this is a stable; the other babies in this nursery are barn-yard animals. Your parents are poor and powerless. Everyone thinks your mom lacks virtue and your dad is a … Continue reading

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Fall Time Change, A Great Day for an Attendance Emphasis

The fall time changes is a great day for a high attendance day and Sunday school or in attendance emphasis in your worship services. There are several reasons why this is true: 1. Since it is in the fall people, … Continue reading

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One-Sentence Testimonies Worksheet

A great way to share your faith is by telling your “God story.” However, sometimes we don’t have the time to tell our life story. People are often unwilling to listen that long, but we can get in one carefully … Continue reading

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How to Develop a More Powerful Testimony Presentation (part 3)

This is part 3 (of 3) in a series on preparing your personal testimony… Don’t underestimate the power of your story. Everybody has a story. Many of our stories intersect and we often relate to the stories of others… if … Continue reading

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How to Develop a More Powerful Testimony Presentation (part 2)

This post is the second in a 3-part series about sharing your personal testimony. If we are going to be able to communicate through our testimonies, really communicate, then we are going to need to open up, declassify some of … Continue reading

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How to Develop a More Powerful Testimony Presentation (part 1)

Have you been asked to “give your testimony” at church or in a Bible study? Here is the first in a series about how to prepare a more powerful testimony. So what exactly is a testimony and what makes one … Continue reading

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Which Way is Really Better?

Though it wasn’t in the name, First Community Church was a large Southern Baptist congregation, solid in doctrine, and forward-leaning regarding evangelism and missions. They added a missions pastor to their staff and started sending out various kinds of mission … Continue reading

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