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  • Christmas Planning 2019 - Fuel For You

    Feeling depleted this ministry season? We want to give you a boost... with a little help from Andy of course. Working in ministry from Fall to Christmas should be considered...

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  • Christmas Planning 2019 - Preparing for Visitors

    CHRISTMAS SEASON DO'S AND DONT'S How to Turn First Time Christmas Visitors Into Repeat Guests Every single Sunday the goal of our services is the same... To earn ONE MORE...

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  • Small Group Leader Tips

    Leading a small group is hard. These tips might help. TIP 01SET A GOOD BAD EXAMPLE Folks who are new to faith or new to group often think there’s a...

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  • The Power of Habit

    Staff Development Essentials Issue 12 If you’ve ever resolved to exercise more, eat less, start flossing, or stop smoking… And if you’ve ever found yourself a month (or honestly, a...

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  • The Story Behind I Said This, You Heard That

    OUR  NEWEST  STUDY’S  SURPRISING  BACKSTORY What parent hasn’t at least once wished for an owner’s manual for their child—something with troubleshooting tips for unpleasant behavior or instructions for care and...

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  • History of the Four Temperaments

    Hundreds of years before Jesus lived, the father of medicine, Hippocrates, described four categories of human traits and behavior that he believed were influenced by the “humors,” or the four...

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  • Knowing What To Do Is One Thing

    When I empty the dishwasher, I make as much noise as possible. Why? I want to make sure my wife, Sandra, hears how “helpful” I’m being. Why? What is it...

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  • Words Are Powerful

    They create (and destroy) confidence. They start (and wreck) relationships. They land (and lose) jobs. You’ve probably felt the sting of a careless comment from a co-worker or experienced hurtful...

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  • Christmas Visitors

    Here are three things we do to turn first-time visitors during the holidays into returning guests the next week. 1.  Assume they're in the room. We start the service by...

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