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A church existing for the Kingdom of God will always be reminiscent of a heroic, rescue mission for one very loved and lost lamb. 

What is important and what we find ourselves doing are often two very different things. We get that. We often drift away from significance in...

My conversation with Stephen Witmer in the importance of serving in small town places.

Ed: Why did you write A Big Gospel in Small Places?

Stephen: I wrote this book because I believe the gospel...

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That sentence also describes American journalism today. 

Today I am glad to welcome Warren Smith to The Exchange. Warren is president of MinistryWatch. Here we talk...

Pretending pastors don't struggle is a recipe for disaster.

When pastors go into ministry, we don't leave behind all of the struggles that define the human reality in which we live. Like others, we struggle with any number of things each day—interpersonal...

Is your church in it to win it?  Every Church needs to be in their city to WIN their city. That has to be the heart cry of every pastor and leader in a church in order for that to happen. And that’s not an easy thing. The pastor MUST see the city as “His” […]

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How should a church planter spend his/her time? What should be their priority? Steve Sjogren shares the answer in less than 90 seconds! Steve and Janie Sjogren started the Vineyard Community Church in Cincinnati OH and has coached numerous church planters worldwide.  

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Being a leader isn’t easy. With every decision a leader makes someone is happy – and someone is not. One often misunderstood reason leadership is challenging is the tension every leader feels when making decisions. And every leader experiences some of this tension – every single day. In fact, learning to balance the tensions of […]

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First impressions are so important. Sometimes they’re so strong that they can’t be erased from the mind. Years ago Head and Shoulders shampoo advertised with the phrase “you never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It’s so true.

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