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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

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

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

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: [tweet_box]There

The New Version Of Christian Bumper Stickers

Fair warning – rant forthcoming: There was a time when bumper stickers with “Christian” slogans were all the rage.  So were t-shirts for that matter.  The problem with t-shirts or bumper stickers or the “Christian fish”…they were completely in-effective when the owner of said shirt

Why Your Congregation Won’t Sing

I have seen a trend recently among bloggers who want to contribute about why your congregation isn’t singing. Either your key is too high…or you aren’t singing enough hymns anymore – it seems everyone has their reasons and most are valid. I’ve been preaching to

He Makes All Things New

  Crystal and I have made several new friends here in North Dakota – including my Senior Pastor Mike and his wife Kiley. Kiley also serves on the worship team singing and playing keys. Kiley has a very unique gift for taking “junk” and restoring