Shepherding At Home

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
In this video, which was filmed at a nearby conference, I was asked about some of the concerns related to pastors and their families. I tried to briefly to remind church leaders of the temptations that draw us away from this primary calling. [embedded content] Transcript Pastors always need to

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A La Carte (December 18)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of titles, but they are pretty good ones. (Yesterday on the blog: The Collected Best Christian Books of 2018) Shelter in the Shame Storm Samuel James: “At some point people like me who grew up with the internet are going to have to reckon with the

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One Life-Changing Week

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
This week the blog is sponsored by the Biblical Counseling Training Conference. Would you like to improve the effectiveness of your ministry? Would you like to improve your ability to help a hurting person using your Bible? This February 10-15, 2019 in Lafayette, Indiana we are hosting the

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NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert with Amy Grant Unveiled

Category: General
    Posted: December 17, 2018, 12:00 AM | Category: General Artist Tags: Amy GrantSource: The Media Collective 6X GRAMMY® winner Amy Grant recently stopped by the famed concert series NPR’s Tiny Desk to share a collection of holiday music including “To Be Together,”

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Centricity Music Signs Chris Renzema

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Wrapping up a record-breaking year, Centricity Music has added to its acclaimed roster, signing singer-songwriter Chris Renzema to recording and publishing deals. Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan, before moving to Nashville in 2015, Renzema showcases dynamic folk-rock musicianship, paired

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A Pastoral Prayer from December

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Last week I shared a sample pastoral prayer–one I prayed during one of our worship services at Grace Fellowship Church. In the coming weeks and months I will be sharing some more of these, some prayed by me and some by others. I am doing this primarily as a resource that may help inspire or

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Weekend A La Carte (December 15)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There are a few Kindle deals you may like to take a peek at today. Also, Amazon has select family board games on sale today. (Yesterday on the blog: Kirk Cameron Wants You To Connect) Hard times at Harvest WORLD magazine has a long report on the hard times at Harvest Bible Chapel. “Former

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Free Stuff Fridays (Christian Audio)

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This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Audio. They are giving away five prizes this week, each of which will be a $50 gift card that you can use to purchase anything from their site. It’s a great opportunity to load up. As it happens, Christian Audio is in the midst of their

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GoFundMe Page Set Up In Memory of DJ Efechto

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On November 20, Ron Sararana (DJ Efechto) passed away from a heart attack while traveling in Spain. He was the in-house producer and DJ at Humble Beast, largely for Propaganda. He also pursued his passion for cooking and photography via Humble Beastro, created in 2015.  A GoFundMe page was

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CHH Artist Beleaf to Welcome Fourth Child

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On December 10, Christian Hip-Hop (CHH) artist Beleaf (Glen Henry) and his beloved wife, Yvette, announced their expecting a fourth child in June 2019. Check out the video announcement below:  Back in May of 2017, Beleaf released his last Christian Hip-Hop (CHH) project, “retiring”

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