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4 Ways to Deal with Fear

It is not uncommon for pastors and church leaders to deal with fear – fear of criticism, fear that we may not be adequate to the task, fear of confrontation, and so on. Fear can be crippling if we allow it to c...
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Bible Game Reaches Kids ‘Where They Are’

Bible Game Reaches Kids ‘Where They Are’ How a 70-year-old ministry transformed to reach kids in the 21st century  Imagine an allegory set in a steampunk world of adventure and technology—with heroes mode...
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7 Essential Ways to Prepare for a Crisis

September is National Preparedness Month—the perfect time to check your safety protocols to make sure you’re ready to respond to a natural disaster. Take a moment to consider what you would do if a tornado s...
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3 Reasons To-Do Lists Help You

In an article for FastCompany.com, Art Markman points out that “there are at least three psychological benefits to the simple act of drawing up a list of top-priority tasks—whether or not you actually accomplis...
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Preaching in a Secular Age

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of Preaching magazine. Click here to subscribe and have the magazine delivered to your door! I began my chapter on preaching and postmodernism in We Cann...