3 Keys to Catalytic Movement in the First 3 Years of Church Planting

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3 Keys to Catalytic Movement in the First 3 Years of Church Planting

There is a big difference between planting a church and planting a church-planting church. Around year three, new church plants must ask themselves this question: Will we play it safe and grow bigger, hoarding leaders and resources to ourselves while clinging to the comforts of addition? Or will we release control, send our very best people away and continually embrace the thrill of multiplication?

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Biblical Womanhood: Is there freedom there?

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Biblical Womanhood: Is there freedom there?

Through Scripture we can see three major attributes of women that reflect God; one might even say they are the essence of womanhood. A godly woman embraces her femininity by affirming, nurturing, and receiving; this leads to the flourishing of the Church.

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What is God's will for my life?

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What is God's will for my life?

God’s will dominates collegiate ministry conversations.  And if we’re not careful, these empty phrases dominate as well. Why do we run to quick answers when it comes to God’s will?

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Preparing for Life

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Preparing for Life

Life after college is not the destination because one has only just finished the initial preparation – a majority of one’s years still lie ahead.

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Support Raising & Disciple Making

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Support Raising & Disciple Making

If you have the opportunity to raise support, or are invited to support the ministry of someone else, I challenge you to think beyond the transfer of funds and see the larger opportunity God has given you. It’s not a “necessary evil,” it’s a discipleship opportunity.

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Jesus is Lord of your Education

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Jesus is Lord of your Education

Clearly, Jesus is saying the reasons that many people are at college - to get a degree in order to get money, personal success, and a positive public reputation - are ultimately a waste of a life because they are not in submission to God. But is pursuing an education bad? Is there a way to honor God with our education?

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Why is Easter so significant?

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Why is Easter so significant?

Even though there are many stories of deities in other religions being killed and brought back to life, the story of Christ’s death and resurrection is uniquely different.

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The Blazes of Movement

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The Blazes of Movement

Hudson Taylor, a 21 year old kid with little education, sparked a movement in China that has yet to cease simply by trusting in God for big things and refusing to rest until he had spent his all in the completion of the Great Commission.

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