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Kickstarter Project: Flannelgraph Jesus

Another book about Jesus? Yes! But I think you’ll like it. Here’s why: First, it’s not for theologians or super Christians—it’s for everybody. You won’t need an exegetical dictionary to read it. You’ll only need to be interested in seeing Jesus in a refreshingly new light. Second, it might change your life. Scratch that, Jesus …

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Six Surefire Ways To Alienate New People

Matheus Ferrero

[dropcap]Nobody [/dropcap]tries to alienate people that are visiting church. As ministry leaders, we should be as inclusive as possible without sacrificing the message of the gospel. Even so, churches across the country are accidentally excluding potential attendees by simply forgetting what it’s like to be new. We need to be intentional about what we do, what …

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Five Reasons Every Pastor Should Be A Writer

[dropcap]If [/dropcap]you’re a pastor, then you should be writing. Ok, wait! Before you start with a list of excuses just hear me out (besides, I know all the excuses because I regularly used them to avoid my responsibility as a writer). Truthfully, I have had an on-again, off-again relationship with writing since 2003. It’s something …

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The Sheep Have Teeth

“I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among man-eating beasts, whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.” Psalm 57:4 Before he was the leader of Israel, David penned a lot of lyrics like this one. Reading the whole psalm you would think he was being hunted …

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