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    How Long Should You Spend Preparing? – by Nathan Hardesty

    How Long Should You Spend Preparing-

    August is an exciting time of year for football fans. School age children report to camp, college athletes arrive on campus, and the pros hit their practice fields. Fans get their first look at the new recruits and the rookie draft class. With every rep, drill, and “do it again” anticipation builds. It builds through […]

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    Links of the Week (8/12/17)

    Links of the Week

    Each Saturday we point you to the best preaching, leadership, and ministry content we have encountered on the internet during the week. Links of the Week 3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Bad Sermons – by Brandon Hilgemann We’ve all endured ugly sermons. The delivery was poor. The explanation of the text was lacking. The outline […]

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    3 Lessons From A Well-Loved 80-Year-Old Preacher

    3 Lessons From A Well-Loved 80 Year Old Preacher

    As a preacher, I am a bit unusual because I like to go to church on vacation!!! Last month, I took a week off – a staycation – and on Sunday morning decided to go to one of our Sister churches just down the road from me. When I walked in the door the first […]

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    Links of the Week (8/5/17)

    Links of the Week

    Each Saturday we point you to the best preaching, leadership, and ministry content we have encountered on the internet during the week. Links of the Week Preaching Under Pressure – by H.B. Charles I drove to my pastor’s office to tell him I was going to resign my church. He asked what did I plan to […]

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    Rhythms and Checkpoints in Your Sermon Prep: The Why and How

    Rhythms and Checkpoints in Your Sermon Prep- The Why and How

    Your preaching context is different than mine. You have challenges I don’t have and I have challenges you don’t have. This is why it’s important to develop rhythms and checkpoints in your sermon prep. Sure, it’s valuable to hear how other people prepare their sermons, but the most important thing is to develop your own […]

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    Using an iPad Pro for Ministry

    I have talked about using a Chromebook for ministry. I think for many of us that is still a great option. But, today I am going to explore a more expensive option, but one that could be valuable to you if you prize portability and flexibility. See, a Chromebook or even a laptop or desktop […]

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    Lead Better: Get Sleep

    Lead Better: Get Sleep

    This is the final installment of the “Lead Better” series. Each post has focused on important, but often neglected, practices of leadership. You can find the previous posts here.  Most people need roughly eight hours of sleep. And yet it doesn’t happen. The bad side-effects of sleep deprivation are well known. As leaders, we should know […]

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