Category Archives: Pastors

My Reading List for 2013

It has been said that, “Leaders are readers.”  I believe this is true.  I have learned SO MUCH through the discipline of being a reader.  I constantly encourage my staff toward personal growth and development by being readers. A few … Continue reading

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The RESCUE Church is Launching in Jamaica!

This Sunday something very exciting is happening!  I am thrilled to announce that The RESCUE Church will be opening our newest campus in Deeside, Jamaica!!! Let me briefly recap the story of how a church in rural South Dakota was … Continue reading

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My God Answers Prayer!

Wow!  I just have to share how God answered a huge prayer request yesterday! You can read more about it from my last blog post (click HERE), but I will give you the short version here.  In addition to praying … Continue reading

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Don’t let pride cheat you today!

Hi.  My name is Jon Sanders and I struggle with pride.  Lately, God has been dealing with me about the hideous sin of pride that so easily creeps up in my life, but seems to go so easily undetected. In … Continue reading

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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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