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The Real Secret to Church Growth Success

The Real Secret to Church Growth Success Tim Massengale You can build a successful church! The secret is not in programs or methods, but in the vision that burns in your heart and your refusal to give up when opposition and trials come your way. The following powerful story is based on real life events […]

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Persistence

Persistence David K. Bernard Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. You also be patient (James 5:7-8). But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the […]

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Overcoming Invisible Growth Barriers

Overcoming Invisible Growth Barriers David Bowman Several years ago I heard Bill Hybels say that we will never lock eyes with anyone who is not going to spend eternity either in heaven or hell.  That brought home to me in a fresh way the importance of evangelism. Many churches say “God loves everyone and so do […]

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Growth Comes Before Greatness

“GROWTH COMES BEFORE GREATNESS” “YOU WILL DECIDE YOUR OWN DESTINY IN LIFE” I. YOUR REWARDS IN LIFE WILL EQUAL YOUR SERVICE. 1. WHAT LAW IS IT THAT IS A BASIS FOR SUCCESS? That law is as follows: “OUR REWARDS IN LIFE WILL ALWAYS BE IN PROPORTION TO OUR SERVICE GIVEN”. Another way of saying this is, “AS […]

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A Biblical Standard of Success

A BIBLICAL STANDARD OF SUCCESS GARY L. MclNTOSH Before becoming a pastor I was actively involved in the sales field. Numerous items were entrusted to me which I was to sell to the public. Once it was stereos. Another time it was vacuum cleaners. At one store I sold lawn mowers, baby furniture, pot-n-pans, and fireplace screens. It […]

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The Two Sides of Success

LIGHT IN THE STORAGE CLOSET? A few nights ago a peculiar thing happened. An electrical storm caused a blackout in our neighborhood. When the lights went out, I felt my way through the darkness into the storage closet where we keep the candles for nights like this. Through the glow of a lit match I […]

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