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Reasons Why Church Leaders Should Go On Short-Term Mission Trips – Part 2

In my previous article I shared three reasons why it is beneficial for church leaders to go on short-term mission trips with their congregation. In this article I intend to show how participation in these trips exposes church leaders to God’s work in the world we share. These observations come from my own…

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A Reminder from Flat Worms

I would like to say with an embarrassing amount of pride that the following idea was my own, but truthfully it was a gentle reminder from Ordinary Preacher, Extraordinary Gospel by Chris Neufeld-Erdman. More truthfully, the reminder is rooted in Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. This particular reminder is likely nothing new or unfamiliar, but…

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Are You Joking?

An 80-year-old man with 20/20 vision played golf with a foursome one day. One man hit the ball so far he asked the old man if he’d seen the ball land. “Yep, I’ve spotted the ball,” the old man said. “Okay, where is it?” the man asked impatiently. The old man with 20/20…

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