Category Archives: Leadership

Is it ever OK for a Christian to leave their church?

In response to some discussion surrounding a recent series of blog posts (click HERE to read), I would like to take on the question of whether or not it is ever ok for a Christian to leave their local church. … Continue reading

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One of the Lamest Excuses Christians Give for Leaving their Church – Part 4

AUTHORS NOTE:  This blog post is the final of a four-part series dealing with the real reasons “mature” believers walk away from a healthy church family using the excuse, “We’re just not being fed anymore.”  To read the original post click HERE. REAL REASON … Continue reading

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One of the Lamest Excuses Christians Give for Leaving their Church – Part 3

AUTHORS NOTE:  This blog post is the third of a four-part series dealing with the real reasons “mature” believers walk away from a healthy church family using the excuse, “We’re just not being fed anymore.”  To read the original post click HERE. REAL REASON … Continue reading

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One of the Lamest Excuses Christians Give for Leaving their Church – Part 2

  AUTHORS NOTE:  This blog post is the second of a four-part series dealing with the real reasons “mature” believers walk away from a healthy church family using the excuse, “We’re just not being fed anymore.”  To read the original post click … Continue reading

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One of the Lamest Excuses Christians Give for Leaving their Church – Part 1

“We’re just not being fed anymore.” Having spent my entire life in and around pastoral ministry (I was born into a pastor’s family and now I’ve planted and led The RESCUE Church for the past 9 years), I have heard … Continue reading

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Haters Beware, my God is Unstoppable!

  One lesson I have come to learn over the years in ministry is that even when you’re trying to do the right thing…a good thing…a positive thing…the very thing God has called you to do, not everyone around you … Continue reading

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My Audacious Prayer Requests for 2013

Mediocrity.  Normal.  Status quo.  I believe our world embraces and values these things.  I believe much of religion celebrates these things too. How it must break the heart of a super-natural, all-powerful, and magnificent Creator-God when those who claim to … Continue reading

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Ten Benefits of Reading the Word of God

Today The RESCUE Church began a new series called Word Up in which I am challenged our people to get into God’s Word every day in 2013. My prayer for our church is that we would be like the early … Continue reading

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Should a Pastor Speak into Politics?

Should a pastor speak into politics?  More and more people in our culture today would answer that question with a resounding, “NO!” I disagree. I believe that God’s truth applies to ALL arenas of life and must not be compartmentalized … Continue reading

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Church Discipline? What’s that all about?

 I want to address an issue that is completely biblical, but rarely ever upheld in most churches in our culture today:  church discipline. Let me define and then explain church discipline and then make a few observations about it. Church … Continue reading

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