Blog: Fellowship of the Forgiven

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Love Because He First Loved You: Shaun Denney

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:31

“Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.” 1 John 3:18 By Shaun Denney A few months ago, I was at the church working with one of our Outreach ministries. It had been a long and busy day, and by the end of the night, I was completely exhausted.

The “Plus One” Approach to Church

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:03

By Kevin DeYoung Are you just starting out at a new church and don’t know how to get plugged in? Have you been at your church for years and still haven’t found your place? Are you feeling disconnected, unhappy, or bored with your local congregation? Let me suggest you enter the “Plus One” program of church involvement. I don’t mean

Following Christ in the 21st Century

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:11

I’m excited to be part of the 2015 Northstar Conference: Following Christ in the 21st Century featuring Leonard Sweet. The conference will take up the topic of discipleship in contemporary culture and I’ve been invited to be part of a panel discussion following lunch. REGISTER TODAY! If our church has the most registrants, Pastor Don will win an iPad Mini

Book Review: Multi-site Churches by Scott McConnell

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:10

McConnell, S. (2009). Multi-site churches: Guidance for the movement’s next generation. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group. Introduction Through Lifeway research presented in Scott McConell’s work, Multi-site Churches: Guidance for the Movement’s Next Generation, two astonishing national trends emerged. First, just 46 percent – less than half – of Protestant congregants strongly agree that they have a personal responsibility to share

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

Wed, 04 Feb 2015 21:48

The following presentation and resources were delivered at FBC Alexandria, Teach the Bible Seminar for Bible Teachers on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.