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

  • IQ -EQ -5Q

    5Q When I was ordained into fulltime Christian ministry 35 years ago I posted on my study wall the words of Paul in Ephesians 4:1-16. I was captivated by this vision Paul gives of the mature church: a church attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ, becoming like

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  • 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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