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How does a Religious Community Respond to a Successful Church Plant? – Part 2

As promised in my last blog post (if you’ve not read it yet I encourage you to do so now), I will share a few more thoughts about the whole issue of The RESCUE Church being wrongly accused of being … Continue reading

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How does a Religious Community Respond to a Successful Church Plant? – Part 1

Do you like success stories?  I love them!  Whether it’s a story about a small business after years of sacrifice, risk, and hard work finally experiencing the big pay-off, a story of an individual who with all odds stacked against … Continue reading

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What I Believe About Baptism

  Since we planted The RESCUE Church nearly seven years ago, one issue I have been asked about often is baptism.  There seems to be much confusion surrounding this subject.  And once again, I will point to RELIGION as the culprit that has “muddied the … Continue reading

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The Sermon that Offended a RELIGIOUS Audience

In my last post I talked about how people who are under the influence of a spirit of RELIGION are often threatened and offended with biblical truth.  In this post I will give you just one example of what I’m … Continue reading

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RELIGION: One of the Greatest Challenges to Rural Ministry

A few days ago a friend asked me, “What is one of the biggest challenges you face in planting a church in a small community?” I’ve been asked this question many times over the past seven years since my family … Continue reading

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NOTICE TO ALL “PART-TIME” CHRISTIANS: “YOU’RE FIRED!!!”

I recently finished reading Steven Furtick’s new book: Sun Stand Still: What Happens When You Dare To Ask God For The Impossible.  It was a great book and I highly recommend it!  There were many things that spoke to me … Continue reading

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What I’m Learning at C3

This week myself and 10 others from The RESCUE Church are attending the C3 (Creative Church Conference) put on by Pastor Ed Young and Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas.  So far the conference has been awesome and I have been … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Marriage from Adultery

Infidelity.  It’s all around us.  Chances are that you know of at least one marriage that has been devastated by adultery.  In the last few days I read a great book by Jerry B. Jenkins called Hedges – Loving Your … Continue reading

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You’re talking about WHAT in Church???

  That’s right.  The RESCUE Church is dealing with the “elephant in the pew” this Sunday as we observe National Porn Sunday.  Because we are a real church for real people who struggle with real issues, we’re going to talk … Continue reading

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The Mask is Coming Off

  For anyone who still needs proof, the following undercover video will expose any remaining facade of respectability and genuine concern for women’s health and well-being that Planned Parenthood tries so hard to hide behind.  I encourage you to click on the link below … Continue reading

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