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 There are some heroic characters in the Bible.Moses, the guy who parted the Red Sea and got Charlton Heston to play him in a movie.Peter, the man who has the most famous church in the world named after himDavid, the man after God’s own heart.But most of the people you admire in the Bible wer ...
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I love helping people.  That's why I created these two FREE email courses.  The quick details are below and you can sign up if you're interested.Organize Your Life in 21 Days.  This free email course that will help you organize life.  You will get lots of advice on handling email, creating a go ...
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Pastors, what are your summer plans?  Here are ten suggestions for how you can maximize those summer months.Take some time off.  Summer is a great time for a family trip or a vacation (yes, those are different). Invite some people over to your home.  Maybe some volunteers, or key leaders or a gr ...
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From now until Tuesday night, you can get 20% off any and every resource on my resource page. Simply enter "twenty" (without the quotes) at checkout, and you'll get the discount. You can use this on any single resources or any combination of resources.Docs and Forms is probably the most downloaded r ...
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I heard Andy Stanley once say that sermons without systems won't lead to life change.  Sure, sermons are important, but without a systematic plan to move people into community, sermons will just become information over time.  Like pipes in a wall, systems and structure is the vehicle that takes pa ...
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On the surface, everything looked great.  I had planted a successful church and we were reading 750 people after one year.  I a picture perfect church and a picture perfect family.  I had twitter followers and conference speaking gigs were starting to come in.But under the hood, things weren't ri ...
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I don't know why exactly I feel the need to clarify this, but here goes...A couple of months ago, me and my family moved to Atlanta.  We've got our kids in a new school and we're really enjoying city living.But I did NOT move here to start a church, and I don't have any plans to start another churc ...
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I have intentionally disconnected from church planting in general and Oak Leaf in particular.  I'm working on myself and my family.  But I'm not living under a rock and am aware that Oak Leaf Church has changed it's name.I'm not going to lie…knowing that the red leaf has been erased, the colors ...
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A lot has happened over the last few months, and I wanted to take a few minutes to update my friends and family.I know a lot of people are praying for me and my family and we really do feel the effects of your prayers.  I have intentionally kept quiet on the Internet about my personal life, because ...
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