Keeping Yourself Motivated (Thursdays are for Health)

“Changing the way you think is key to changing your life for the better. Fill your mind with information and knowledge about healthy living. Reading something about health and wellness every day is a great way to keep your focus right and help you stay on track.” – Nelson Searcy, Steve Reynolds & Jennifer Dykes Henson The above quote is from p. 64 … Read More


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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 know how to grill up ribs? I am truly grateful to be a small part of your ministry and look forward to serving you for many years in the future. Hope you … Read More


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Prayerwalking Continues to Spark Evangelism

Today’s guest post comes to us from Erin Roach for Baptist Press. Prayerwalking continues to play a vital role in leading people to personal relationships with Jesus, according to ministry leaders and church planters who practice the spiritual discipline of “praying onsite with insight” as part of their ministries. Mike Puckett, executive director of Baptist Campus Ministry of the High … Read More


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Small Changes for Big Rewards (Thursdays are for Health)

“What if you could improve your health by just 10% over the next six months? What if you could improve it by 10% more the following six? That would make you 20% healthier this time next year.” If you could do that again the following year, you’d be 40% healthier two years from now. Small changes to your lifestyle will … Read More


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Keys to Worship Planning – Cooperating with God

  “Never forget that you have the incredible privilege of cooperating with the one who charted the universe. Give him room and permission to map your preaching for his purposes, as you fulfill your obligation to be an excellent representation of his nature.”                – Nelson Searcy and Jason Hatley The above quote is from … Read More


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Too Tired to be Healthy (Thursdays are for Health)

“Poor food choices combined with a lack of physical activity are a recipe for constant lethargy, which makes ‘I’m too tired’ a self perpetuating excuse. Make a healthy meal even though you are tired. Go for a walk even if you don’t feel like it. Over time, with consistent effort, you will have more and more energy and this excuse … Read More


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Keys to Worship Planning – Don’t Change that Message!

  “Every pastor is sometimes tempted to change a message at the last minute. But if you have planned prayerfully and properly – trusting that God knows the exact message that needs to be preached at the exact moment it needs to be preached – you should never change your message based on last-minute feelings or circumstances. Every time I have … Read More


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Make Time for Healthy Living Now (Thursdays are for Health)

“Part of our calling is to care for the needs of others. So, when we don’t have time to eat well or work out because we are busy serving other people, well, that’s just the price we pay for doing God’s work, right? Wrong. This is nothing more than a righteous-sounding reason for taking our temple for granted. In reality, … Read More


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