How can I set physical goals?

topless man in black pants holding black and yellow exercise equipment

To continue our blog about setting goals, this week, we focus on the physical goals. It may be weird to be writing about spiritual goals at this point in the series, but the physical affects almost everything else. In 1976 Sister Callista Roy developed the Adaptive model of nursing that stated humans are complex bio-psycho-social…

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Let’s talk about resolutions.

man floating on body of water while reading book

Most year’s I write a piece about my New Year’s Resolutions. Although many people tackle their flab, drown bad habits, or seek to increase productivity, my favorite resolutions have to do with my mind. Namely, reading. Every year I set “Reading Resolutions”. I learned this from a friend who sets challenges for himself every year. The first year…

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How We Respond Matters: Coronavirus and the Church

At a time when our nation is on lockdown for the Corona virus, I’m holed up writing a textbook. It truly feels like I’m fiddling as Rome burns. I’ve always been in the wrong place at the wrong time. When 9/11 hit, and the Passion film came out in this country, I was overseas and…

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Kingdom Collaboration

In the last episode of 2019 we are talking Kingdom Collaboration. It’s currently a hot topic in ministry circles, so we share our thoughts, our feelings and break down what exactly Kingdom Collaboration is. https://apple.co/2S5qwe7

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In the Dojo with Peter Jeffery (Part 2)

This week is we are back In the Dojo for part 2 of our interview with Peter Jeffery. Peter is the author of over 40 books, many written for new Christians or for those seeking Christ. Peter was a faithful preacher heralding the truth of the gospel. He was ordained to the ministry in 1963…

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In the Dojo with Peter Jeffery (Part 1)

Peter Jeffery authored over 40 books, many written for new Christians or for those seeking Christ. Peter was a faithful preacher heralding the truth of the gospel. He was ordained to the ministry in 1963 and served as the Minister at Ebenezer Congregational Church in Cwmbran, Wales. In 1972 he accepted a call to Rugby…

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Lord I Was Born a Rambling Man

LORD I WAS BORN A RAMBLING MAN When you’re a ninja, you move around a lot. If I were clocking my movements, I seemed to move once every three years, even when my ministry gig seemed too legit to quit. I remember the first time the penny dropped that people misinterpreted my missionary movements as…

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Getting Your Priorities Right For Your Church Plant

Getting Your Priorities Right For Your Church Plant What did Paul mean when he said he laid the foundation like a wise and master builder? In context, Paul started with the right priorities. The first thing that he did was lay down the foundation of Christ. If you’re laying a foundation in your church planter,…

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The Four Components to Natural Summer Evangelism

“Some things you shouldn’t get too good at…like smiling, crying and celebrity.” – Bono There’s a couple of things in Christianity that you don’t get to be good at either. Prayer is one. Besides, can you imagine the bonehead who would actually say “I’m awesome at prayer!”  The other thing you don’t get to be…

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MEETING WITH THE MAYOR

In the last Blog post we talked about COGs and catering your church plant to the community. But how do you find out what the community needs? I have a few suggestions. MEETING WITH THE MAYOR The easy way is to talk to the professionals. We met with the Mayor and asked her what the…

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