First Priority (By Shane Prewitt)

One day, Jesus was walking down the street and a guy came up to him and asked him this question: “Which is the greatest commandment?” (Matthew 22:36) This question was asked by a lawyer sent by the religious leaders who were looking for a way to entrap Jesus in his words so that He would condemn Himself and give them a reason to sentence Him to death.
    

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Have Hope For Our Church: Part 2 (By Tim Hunsicker)

In my previous post, I provided a summary of a few principle transitions suggested by Thom Rainer in his book, “Scrappy Church” that are necessary for a church to remain relevant in reaching the lost and developing disciples in today’s world. Here are a few more for consideration:
    

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Have Hope For Our Church: Part 1 (By Tim Hunsicker)

Over the past year, the Connections Ministry Team has been slowly digesting the book, “Scrappy Church” by Thom Rainer. Throughout the book, the author explains what it takes for a church to make necessary changes to remain relevant and impactful to a world desperately needing to hear the message of Christ’s love.
    

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Jesus is the Reason (By Pam Scott)

I love this time of year – the twinkling lights, cookie baking, people celebrating, caroling, joyous music, gifts, giggles, and great food. I just attended a great event that had all of that, and it was lots of fun…but I left that event with some feelings of sadness.
    

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