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Four SNARES Every Christian Woman Can Watch Out For

My life is impacted daily by godly women. I am the result of being raised by a very biblical, godly mother. I am thankful for my wife of 22 years and her example as a mother and a pastor’s wife. And I do not know what my church would do without the incredible women on …

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LWM 2023 (12)

The Best Way to Encourage the Women in Your Life

Women are vital to the body of Christ. So, how do we celebrate and encourage them well? What will best help them as they balance family life and being in ministry? As a pastor and a happily married man, I cannot imagine a pastor not wanting to celebrate and empower women considering all of the …

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When we dig into the theological foundations of faith, the word we often hear is doctrine. Webster’s Dictionary defines doctrine as “a principle or position or the body of principles in a branch of knowledge or system of belief.” I realize many people can find this word intimidating. They may initially think that understanding doctrine …



4 Ways You Can Help Keep Your Church Healthy

Have you ever wondered what makes a good church member? Does it even really matter as long as you’re showing up? Scripture does not teach that only pastors and deacons are to be committed to the health and wholeness of the church. This is why it is important to know how you can be of …

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What Does Baptism Mean?

I believe most of us have an incomplete view of what it means for someone to be baptized. While you could say, “It means that person got saved,” it actually holds so much more meaning than that one sentence can convey. When we study the breadth of Scripture and look at the meanings wrapped up …

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How Do I CAMP In God’s Word?

When I was a boy growing up in rural Alabama, my buddies and I never scheduled a camping trip. We just went camping on a neighbor’s land or down by a nearby river whenever we felt like it. We would pack a cooler full of sodas, grab a sleeping bag, a few fishing rods, something …

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7 Quiet Time Essentials

There is one thing I deeply desire that every Christ follower I pastor would do. One simple yet powerful discipline that, when placed in the life of a believer, unlocks an ocean of spiritual potential. What is it? Spending time with Jesus. I realize this may sound simplistic to some, but the seed of the …

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When talking about wisdom, there are many different definitions and interpretations. Some people believe wisdom is based on their own experiences or the experiences of those around them. Without Christ, the idea of wisdom is based on and limited to these experiences and will change and fade. In the life of a follower of Christ, …



Making counselors

I vividly remember sitting in a pastoral counseling class over a decade ago when my professor said something I’ve never forgotten.  He asked, “When do you become someone’s counselor?”  After allowing a few seconds for us to think, he answered, “You become someone’s counselor when they walk up to you and say, ‘Hey, you got …

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November 4th

Wednesday, November 4th has huge implications. It will be a day that determines the trajectory of our country. Few days rival its significance.  I know what you are thinking…Isn’t November 3rd Election Day? He must have his dates wrong.  No, actually, I don’t. On November 3rd, the 45th president of the United States will be …

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