10 Ways to Reach People in Your Church Lobby

Today’s guest post comes to us from Dave Milam for LifeWay.com. You’ve only got about 10 minutes. According to Greg Atkinson, founder of the First Impressions Conference, guests who visit your church decide if they’ll return in the first 10 minutes of their visit. For this reason, the lobby may be the most critical environment in your building for reaching … Read More


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Calvin on Joy and Suffering

“You must to submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy.” – John Calvin, Leading Figure of the Swiss Reformation


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Calvin on the Relationship Between the Holy Spirit and Scripture

“The Spirit, promised to us, has not the task of inventing new and unheard-of revelations, or of forging a new kind of doctrine, to lead us away from the received doctrine of the gospel, but of sealing our minds with that very doctrine which is commended by the gospel.” – John Calvin, Leading Figure of the Swiss Reformation


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Happy 4th of July!

I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Happy 4th of July! I’m getting to celebrate the 4th today with my family. Anyone have a good recipe for grilled ribs and apple pie? I am truly grateful to be a small part of your ministry and look forward to serving you for many years in … Read More


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Spurgeon Defines Happiness

“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Haddon Spurgeon,  influential 19th Century Pastor and author, known as the “Prince of Preachers”


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Sunday Scripture: Honoring Marriage

“Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage. God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery.” – Hebrews 13:4 (NLT)


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Sunday Scripture: In Celebration of Mother’s Day

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness. She carefully watches everything in her household and suffers nothing from laziness. Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her: ‘There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, … Read More


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Happy Easter!

Just a quick post to wish you and your family a BIG Happy Easter! My team and I have been praying for you and your church this Easter. Without a doubt, this weekend has the potential to be the biggest and best Easter yet. Also, if you have a moment – say a prayer for me and all of our … Read More


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Billy Graham on God’s Love

“God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’” – Rev. Billy Graham, Greatest Evangelist of the 20th Century


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