Life

I’m already sick of the constant bickering by political candidates. We have a desperate need for strong leadership in our world today. So what does that type of leadership look like? What characteristics and traits should we be looking for in our leaders? Unfortunately, I feel that many people in our

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Faith

I recently read an article that just reinforces my belief that most churches are missing the mark when it comes to how we educate students about mission work. Here’s the quote that caught my attention “Quit entertaining your children and your young people. Drive them to study God’s Word. Expose them

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Technology

I’m excited about the new AppleTV.  We use one at home frequently, and we also use a couple of them at church for our Small  Group Ministry. It is incredibly easy to stream videos from your iPhone or iPad to an AppleTV.  We also use RightNowMedia at church for many of

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Faith

I love this video by Francis Chan. It really makes you think about how your church is structured to make disciples.  

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Technology

Almost three years ago, I shared how to create an app for your church. Our church uses the mobile app service como.com (note: affiliate link). With Como, you are provided with a CMS and set free to figure out how to set it up. It is a bit time consuming to figure out (especially

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Technology

I have previously reviewed the WordPress plugin PrayerEngine and SeriesEngine here on the site. GroupsEngine is from the same developers. This is a great solution for any church wanting to share their available small groups on their WordPress-based website.  At Cornerstone, we use ChurchTeams to do this, but Churchteams is a

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Technology

  There are several free stock photo sites available now, but I’ve always had trouble keeping track of all the different sites. I ran across the Zoommy app for Windows and Mac computers, and it is a great bargain at $3.99.  It lets you search and sort through hundreds of

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Faith

Whatever political viewpoint you hold, I urge you to watch this video. This is from an older Matt Chandler sermon, but it has been shared widely the last few weeks. He shares a powerful argument against the epic tragedy of abortion. With the Planned Parenthood videos being talked about on the media, I

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Life

A local TV station recently did a story about our city. It’s interesting that many of the video and camera shots from their story are taken from our church parking lot and show the local community that surrounds us here in Galax. Here are a few quick facts they shared:

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Life

I’ve been working on an idea for a book for a few months. Most books and conferences are focused on larger churches in large cities. What about small churches in small towns? They feel left out and alone, forgotten and misunderstood. True success for a church should be based on its

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