Discipleship Matrix

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Multiplication Moves

Multiplication-Moves0001Parenting is not an easy art.   At least, that has been my experience.   A number of times I have in jest said to my wife, “I wish our children came with owner’s manuals!”   You know, like the ones that come with the purchase of a new car or washing machine.  At least you will have an idea of what works, and what doesn’t!  Well, the same can be said about parenting churches.

by Ben Ingebretson.

A Book Review by Jack De Vries

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Book Reviews

  • Praying With Eyes Wide Open

    Recently I prayed with my eyes wide open!   I have not done that for a long, long time.   As a young child during family devotions I would on occasion open my eyes(just a slit or two) during prayer -- just to see if anyone else had their eyes open.   Years later,

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  • Spiritual Direction

    Spiritual Direction The ministry of spiritual direction is integral to what it means to be a pastor.   I know this and you know this, don't you?   In what Mark Buchanan calls "a perfectly cut gem of a book" Gordon T. Smith, in his latest book Spiritual Direction , stresses the importance

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  • Table Grace: The Role of Hospitality in the Christian Life

    table_grace This year my wife Jeannie and I will celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary.   Ever since we publically announced our commitment to each other, we have reflected on the importance of hospitality.   Our wedding text came from the first six verses of Hebrews 13 which include this exhortation: “Do not forget

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