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There's a great article from Andy Stanley in this year's Leadercast conference notebook.  In the article, Andy shares six questions every leader should ask.  Here are those questions with a little of my commentary.1.  Which gauges should we be watching?  In the church world, it's pretty ...
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Here are my notes from Andy Stanley's message entitled The Fine Print.  It's part five of the Follow series, which you can watch at followseries.org.  Mark 8:27 and the verses that follow were the main passage.Following isn't always fun.Jesus was the Messiah - that's a Jewish word.  "Christ" is t ...
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NorthPoint just started a new series called You'll Be Glad You Did.  The kickoff message on February 24, 2013 was actually recorded by Andy Stanley on the previous Friday evening.  It was the opening talk of a transit weekend retreat.  Andy taught the message to a room full of middle school stud ...
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Throughout the month of December, Andy Stanley delivered a series of four messages in a series called How to Be Rich. The teaching was paired with several generosity opportunities. The Scripture behind Be Rich comes from Paul's advice to Timothy:Command those who are rich in this present world not t ...
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Last week, I heard one of the best conference talks I've ever heard.  I'm not joking or trying to hype something, either.It was from Andy Stanley at the Preach Better Sermons event in Atlanta.  Andy talks about preaching with unchurched people in the room.  He talked about how he prepares and del ...
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There a tension between what's real and what's ideal that we will never resolve.Jesus taught and pointed toward an ideal but he refused to condemn people when they fell short.Ephesians 6 seems so ideal, but it's where the New Testament points us in regards to family relationships."Wives, submit to y ...
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Here are my notes from part one of Red Letter Prayers from Andy Stanley.  Matthew 6 was the text.Most of us are praying wrong.  The disciples even came to Jesus and said, "Lord, teach us to pray."You say, "prayer doesn't work."  Well, your prayers don't work.  Maybe you need prayer lessons.  If ...
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I'm a huge Andy Stanley fan. I read everything Tim Keller writes. And there are dozens of pastors, leaders and Christians I deeply respect.Because while they are incredible writers, leaders and pastors, they are not super-human or super Christian. They are husbands and fathers and friends. Parts of ...
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Here's a list of some of the stuff I starred in Google reader, favorited on Twitter, or clipped into Evernote.The five deadly sins of bloggingBest post I've ever read from Carlos Whittaker on celebrity pastors.10 ways to encourage your pastor from Ben ReedThose who never make mistakes work for those ...
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Andy Stanley continued the Christian series today.  Here are my notes.If you're a "just grace" person, there's always going to be something missing.  If you're a "just truth" person, there's always going to be something missing.  Jesus was the embodiment of grace and truth, and as the body of Chr ...
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Here are my notes from Buckhead Church on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Andy Stanley continued a series called "Christian."The introduction recapped where the series had been, bringing back the principle in John 13:35. Jesus didn't ask people to be Christians...He asked people to be followers.There's a gr ...
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I recently finished reading Andy Stanley's The Grace of God. Not only did I receive some tremendous encouragement and teaching, I thought the book would make for a great sermon series called "Grace in the Old Testament." Most people don't think of grace and the Old Testament together. In fact, some ...
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Have you heard about Preach Better Sermons, a FREE online event with Andy Stanley, Dr. Charles Stanley, Louie Giglio, Perry Noble, Jud Wilhite, Vanable Moody and Jeff Foxworthy.  It's happening on March 15 from 1-4 EST.  All of these communicators will be sharing practical information on preparati ...
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For the past six months, Casey and I have been working behind the scenes on something that I believe can revolutionize your church. The idea: Preaching Rocket - intentional, focused coaching to help preachers develop their skills in communicating the Gospel.Since preaching is one of the most visibl ...
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Here are my notes from Andy Stanley's the Grace of God, one of the books on my 2012 Reading List. The first half of this book could be called "Grace in the Old Testament" and would make a great sermon series. In fact, much of the material in the book comes from sermons Andy has preached. Here are so ...
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