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The Challenge of Being a Friend of Sinners

Like many followers of Jesus that I know, I sometimes struggle to move outside the comfort zone of my family and established friends to hang out with those far from God. While God has given me a sustained passion to … Continue reading

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Making Disciples Requires Making Friends!

To make new disciples of Jesus, you must make new friends with not-yet-believers…Kingdom ministry happens best from an environment of relational relevancy. Continue reading

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Mentoring Stories: Tim Kayser

The following mentoring story is from my good friend, Tim Kayser, who followed me as the lead pastor of Risen King Community Church after Jill and left staff to become missionaries with CRM (Church Resource Ministries). Tim is a very … Continue reading

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Breaking Free of the Status Quo!

Whoever they were, and whatever they were like—praise God for the “some of them.” Every generation needs a fresh batch of creative and anointed “some of them” to bravely pioneer new Kingdom works in new God directed ways. Continue reading

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