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You Do You

“Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else. For we are each responsible for our own conduct.” Galatians‬ ‭6:4-5‬ …

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So Long Suckers!

You’ve seen it in the movies. The person seemed sincere. A relationship was formed. And then out of nowhere they were speeding off yelling “so long suckers.”

We all experience this in life, but as a pastor for the last …

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Four Little C’s for Healthy Growth

Have you ever ridden in a brand new car? It’s amazing how smooth the ride can be when everything is brand new. But, overtime the very things that provide the smooth ride begin to wear. To keep it smooth you …

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Titanic or Life Boat?

We’ve all heard the story of the Titanic. For it’s time the ship was the largest, most luxurious, and attracted all who were affluent. Those of wealth and status were drawn to the ship because of all that it offered.

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I Know Something You Don’t Know

Jesus replied, “You don’t understand now what I am doing, but someday you will.”
John 13:7

Jesus knew something that the disciples didn’t know. Jesus knew that His mission to reconnect us with God was almost complete. He knew that

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Thank You

Many of you have been following the journey of “Baby Matthews” over the past several months by following Jens Blog. We have been so overwhelmed by the many phone calls, texts, messages, and especially prayers. This is truly what …

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Knowing God

How could it be possible to Know God? To really have a close relationship with the creator of the universe? Discover what the Bible says about Knowing God.

 

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From Prospect to Promoter

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As church leaders and followers of Christ it is our goal to see people gives their lives to Jesus. Most people within your influence fit one of the descriptions in the chart. Let’s take a look at how we can …

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So You Want to Co-Pastor?

When Brandon Doss and I were launching Cultivate Church with a Co-Pastor model, it wasn’t considered the most popular decision to others. Most people couldn’t understand the concept of how it would work, and why we wanted to do it. …

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Thankful for a Dirty Stable

“Without oxen a stable stays clean, but you need a strong ox for a large harvest.” Proverbs 14:4 NLT

I love this verse of scripture. To bring it home to church leaders, this scripture is essentially saying without people everything …

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