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Rob Bell says, ‘I’m as Traditional as It Gets…Billy Graham Shaped Me’ – But If Billy Graham Shaped him, Bell Would Believe There Is a Hell for People Who Don’t Trust Christ as Savior, Like Billy Graham Preached

Controversial author and spiritual teacher Rob Bell insisted that he is "as traditional as it gets" despite evangelicals finding fault in his views on Hell, and said that famous evangelist Billy Graham helped shape his beliefs. (more…)

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Christian Leaders, Save Your Ministry Before You Lose It: Don’t Wait For God To Send a Messenger To Uncover Your Sin

He spoke only a few words and I knew something was wrong…desperately wrong. When my phone rang and I saw who it was, I was happy. Ken (not his real name) was a faithful friend and pastor of a local church in our community. I had known him for about

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Baltimore Churches Partner for ‘Food and Faith’ Program to Encourage Healthier Living Among Congregants

As members of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in North Baltimore take turns reading Scripture aloud from the Book of Daniel in the Bible, a nutrition educator at the back of the room cuts cucumbers, apples and watercress in a rhythmic motion, filling the air with a fresh and crisp aroma

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At the Beginning of Pentecostalism, It Was Common to See Women Preaching, Pastoring, and Leading

In 1916 Maria B. Woodworth-Etter declared, "God is calling the Marys and the Marthas today all over our land to work in various places in the vineyard of the Lord; God grant that they may respond and say, 'Lord, here am I. Send me.' … My dear sister in Christ,

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LISTEN: Three Steps to Guaranteed Happiness, Part 3 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 205 with Daniel Whyte III)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/403887-three-steps-to-guaranteed-happiness-part-3-just-jesus-evangelistic-campaign-day-205.mp3 TEXT: John 13:12-17 12 So after he had washed their feet, and had taken his garments, and was set down again, he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you? 13 Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. 14 If I

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LISTEN: Three Steps to Guaranteed Happiness, Part 2 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 204 with Daniel Whyte III)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/403750-three-steps-to-guaranteed-happiness-part-2-just-jesus-evangelistic-campaign-day-204.mp3 TEXT: John 13:12-17 12 So after he had washed their feet, and had taken his garments, and was set down again, he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you? 13 Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. 14 If I then, your

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LISTEN: The Foundations of All Spiritual Blessings, Part 2 (Revive the Family, Revive the Church, Awaken the Nation, O Lord #143 with Daniel Whyte III)

A series of homilies on Ephesians A homily is "a short talk on a religious or moral topic; a usually short sermon; a lecture or discourse on or of a biblical theme." http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/395213-the-foundations-of-all-spiritual-blessings-part-2-revive-the-family-revive-the-church-awaken-the-nation-o-lord-143.mp3 I am sharing a verse-by-verse series of short messages on Ephesians (as well as other passages of Scripture) specifically targeted

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H. B. Charles Jr. Encourages Preachers to Faithfully Remember God’s Goodness In Their Lives and Continuously Forget Themselves

My big brother, Kevin Willis, was there to hear me preach my first sermon, at the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. I was a boy preacher, eleven years old. (more…)

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National African American Fellowship’s Kingdom Symposium Encourages Pastors, Leaders to Love God by Loving Others

A cross-cultural group of Southern Baptist pastors and denominational leaders received spiritual edification and practical knowledge about racial reconciliation, politics and personal holiness at the National African American Fellowship's Kingdom Symposium in Memphis, Tenn. (more…)

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12 of the Most Challenging Oswald Chambers Quotes

There have been few books published in the last century that have impacted the lives of more Christians than Oswald Chambers' My Utmost for His Highest. Compiled from sermons, teachings and messages he preached over the course of his life—which was largely dedicated to ministry—the book was published after his

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Church Is Not a Competition. So, Why Do We So Often Make It Into One?

What is it about the human condition that makes us look around the people we come into contact with day to day and compare ourselves to them? It is something we have to work really hard not to do, which means the comparison culture inevitably infiltrates our church communities too. (more…)

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LISTEN: The Lord’s Prayer: A Practical Guide, Part 2 (Praying Through the Bible #125 with Daniel Whyte III)

https://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/240809-the-lord-s-prayer-a-practical-guide-part-2.mp3 Praying Through the Bible #125 TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as

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