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Was Jesus Really Seen Alive After the Cross?

Christians celebrate the most joyful of days this month: Easter, the day which commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Lamb who was slain for the sins of all who will trust in Him for eternal salvation. I have been presenting the capsulized presentation of my study, Resurrection: Fact or Fiction? We have discussed the […]

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Faith Online

Word travels faster in our world than it ever has before, thanks to technology. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is leveraging digital means to stay connected. Nightly news hosts film specials from their living rooms, social media influencers encourage social distancing, and the Church utilizes online platforms to conduct services. If you’re a parent […]

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How Songs Makes Disciples

“You are fighting for their view of God.” I will never forget that quote from a professor of Biblical worship and Music back in seminary. Over and over, he would make statements like, “Right theology leads to right doxology” or “We are at war every Sunday service.” I don’t think we see our churches’ worship […]

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Health Crisis Sparks Unity And Innovation

As the Centers for Disease Control has suspended large gatherings to stop the spread of Covid-19 and flatten the Coronavirus Curve, church and ministry leaders have scrambled to online formats, finding creative ways to meet needs and cultivating community online while maintaining physical distance. Although large multi-site churches have been livestreaming their services for some […]

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The Mission and The Storm

Jesus says to his disciples, “Let’s go to the other side.” Jesus was on a mission then, and He is on a mission today. Where is He taking us? I remember as a young boy having a picture hanging in my bedroom that depicted a young man piloting a boat at its helm, while in […]

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What Will This Reality Teach Us?

The current trial before this nation and this world is difficult and deeply painful for many. To others it will remain a temporary “new normal” not without its inconveniences, fears and unknowns. Whatever the level of intensity and personal impact, this season of adversity will likely alter the way we perceive faith and one another. […]

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Faith Online

Word travels faster in our world than it ever has before, thanks to technology. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is leveraging digital means to stay connected. Nightly news hosts film specials from their living rooms, social media influencers encourage social distancing, and the Church utilizes online platforms to conduct services. If you’re a parent […]

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Finding Hope in Turbulent Times

We are in a situation right now where we need hope. We need something to look forward to. We need something beyond our current situation. Most, if not all of us, have had to cancel any plans for vacation, travel, parties, sporting events, children’s events, family reunions and many other things. It is easy to […]

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Leading The Church In Uncharted Waters

It has been said that leadership is about leading people where they need to go but often resist going. Today, in the midst of COVID-19, the question the Church faces is how to engage and mobilize people toward their own transformation, in order to accomplish a shared mission in a changing world. If the Coronavirus […]

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is right around the corner. When I was a little girl growing up in upstate New York, all the families on our block began to clean house when the snow melted. We packed up our winter clothes and coats and put away our sleds and brought out our bikes and lighter apparel. It was […]

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