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In Luke 2:25-32, the biblical character Simeon is an old man waiting on the promise of the Messiah. He has placed himself in the Temple which he rightly assumes to be the best possible location to maintain a daily lookout for the deliverer. It is in the…
Finding Peace in Faithfulness
Finding Peace in Faithfulness
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In 711, a Muslim army invaded and conquered most of what is now Spain and Portugal. What followed was an intermittent and complex season of warfare and crusade known today as the Reconquest, or Reconquista as Christian Kingdoms to the north and east…
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“But when Jesus heard this, He said, “It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick.” – Matthew 9:12 (NASB)   “I try to be as good as I can” From Charles H. Spurgeon’s “The Great Physician and His Patients,” 1865 A minister,…
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Developing Leaders in the Rural Church: By Choice or Necessity?
Tips for Connecting Rural Leaders to Training Part of a series on developing leaders by guest author Dr. Stephen Fugitt Who’s going to teach the fifth grade class? Who will take the teens to the conference? Some years, it may actually be the same people. Th...
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Positive Vision
TRANSFERABLE TIP:  Cast a vision for what your church  will  do rather than focusing on what other churches  aren’t  doing. Are you a lone wolf or part of a bigger team? The church in Acts operated as a giant network of believers. When Paul and his associat...
Positive Vision
Positive Vision
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As humans, we learn to encounter our own grief as a natural part of life. As a pastor, one must also learn to encounter the grief of others as a natural part of the role of caretaker and shepherd. Recently, after officiating a funeral, talking to someone…
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I write today to answer a common question: “Should I read historical theologians in my personal discipleship time?” Of course, any writer at historicaltheology.org will answer with a resounding “yes!” Yet, the vast majority of Christians never consider…
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You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be…
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The Best Place to Plant a Church
In our polarizing world, it seems that people are always
arguing for the extremes, and this is true in ministry as well. I have gotten
the impression from some people who support rural church planting and ministry
that it is somehow “better” or that it repr...
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Shepherd Devotional: Psalm 80:1
Psalm 80:1a says: “Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who
lead Joseph like a flock.” (ESV) The writer (Asaph) goes on to cry out for restoration that
only God can provide. But much can be learned from these first few lines.
First, the text calls God “Sheph...
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