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Do you need a booster shot of a leap of faith?

? Today I heard the testimony of a friend who surprised us a few weeks back and went to another country – one that…because of recent events…most of us would never DARE go to at fear of losing our lives. Why? He prayed.   He sensed God saying “go to (country) and I’ll show you…

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What If Missionaries Prayed for YOU today?

We pray for our missionaries frequently – often times assuming they have it worse than we do.  For the most part – we are right.  After all, most of the places our missionaries go are filled with people not as open to hearing the Word as America does.  In some cases – they could be…

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Pastors, you are not in this alone

    Exodus 14:  15The LORD said to Moses, “Why do you cry to me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward. 16Lift up your staff, and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, that the people of Israel may go through the sea on dry ground. For a moment…take a different spin on…

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Get A Grip on Busyness

  Ever feel like you need to get a break?  Ever felt like you just need to get away from everything that is going on?  I know when my world is quaking with lots of business, deadlines, to-dos – there never seems to be enough time to do it in.  I often feel like I…

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Hire A Creative Consultant

Does your church need a logo?  Are you looking for a new series graphic?  Do you need better branding?  If you are like most churches…the answer to all of these questions is “yes”.  However, like most churches, most of you may not have the luxury of a staff graphics design artist or creative director. WeLeadWorship.com…

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The Worship Leader’s Ultimate Resource

I’ve spent the past few years trying to find the best tools for worship leaders: the best software…best guitars…best books…best resources…best conferences – but as the year winds down and I prepare for a focus on 2015 I have become convinced of one thing: This is something that, admittedly, I miss way too often.  I…

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The Offering: “Making It Count”

If I’m a guessing man – Id wager that most of us place the offering at the end of the service. If I’m also guessing properly…then I’d guess that most congregants end up reacting to our treatment of the offering much like Pavlov’s dog – a very conditioned response: …hear/see offering …prepare to leave. This…