Reconciliation and the High

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When the bride of Christ—his blood-bought, grace-covered, missional ambassadors of reconciliation—remains homogeneous in Christian ghettos, we dishonor King Jesus and the unsearchable riches of his gospel. Sociologist Michael Emerson has found that homogeneous local churches (those where more than Derwin L. Gray is the founding and Lead Pastor of Transformation…

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Gospel Ministry: Part 3

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This is the last of a three part series on a few necessary ingredients I’ve seen for 21st century church planters reaching into North America. The first ingredient was Gospel Preaching — that is, we preach Christ. The Gospel Story has as its main Hero; Christ, God the Son. I…

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Unity not Uniformity

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Unity is a good thing. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity.” Psalm 133:1 (ESV) “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, Dave has been a Christian for 54 years. He served with the Navigators for 37 years before becoming a life and leadership coach…

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Gospel Community

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If you are a Christian in the West today, you would likely agree that western evangelicalism has a culture of its own. That is not value judgment. It is simply an observation. As in any other culture, there are trends that sometimes take it by storm or at least catch…

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5 Ways of Communicating Better

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Communication is a key component to leadership. If you are communicating, then you are leading in some way. Here are five principles that you can begin using immediately to help you communicate, and thus lead, better. 1. Use positive language. Draw people to your point by inspiring Philip Nation is…

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The Falling Sky

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Chicken Little is an old story. Very old. Versions of this story — of some small animal being hit on the head by falling fruit, hysterical about the certain doom of all things and the end of the world — go back more than two millennia. The satire resounds because…

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