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Are You Too Repetitive?

Over the years I have heard the battled cry of “why do we sing songs that simply repeat choruses/verses/lines? I despise repetition!” It is nothing new and, in many cases, well founded – in some – a mere matter of personal opinion. Just recently, I

VOLUNTEERS: Respecting Those Who Volunteer

We’ve been talking this week about those who are called to serve at your church – those whom we have typically, in the past, called “volunteers”. We’ve learned that we should expect that our congregants should be serving out of desire to serve our God

Dear Church…STOP USING VOLUNTEERS!

(Originally posted in April, 2012 – but the series was never completed. This week – we plan to complete the series) Let’s admit it from the begining – many of you only clicked on this article from twitter, an email, facebook, or another source because

Lighthouses & Salty Oceans

13“Let me tell you why you are here. You’re here to be salt-seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth. If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste godliness? You’ve lost your usefulness and will end up in the garbage. 14-16“Here’s another way

Be Quiet. Seriously

There are times when we talk too much. I do it too – so I have carefully viewed the collection of rocks that have been hurled at me over the years before I hand selected one to throw at you. I could clearly eye my

Are You Flying Under The Radar?

Let’s call something on the carpet up front – there are many of you reading this article who deal with the temptation of internet pornography. It is a BOOMING business. I have previously been business partners with a man who was delivered from being once