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What's in a [Sermon] Name?

There are many different scenarios in which the name or title is important. We might base decisions on which books to read or movies to see based upon a name. But what about sermons, how important is the name

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A Cup of Cold Water

If you have not recognized, prayed for or encouraged a chaplain lately why not do so as we commemorate their work out on the edges of the church and society.

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Remembering Our Veterans

It’s a small thing to do for a large sacrifice that they made (and may still be making) for us. Please take time on this Veterans Day / Remembrance Day (Nov. 11) or on the Sunday before it (Nov 10) to say thank you to those who have served or are serving.

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Monday, Monday

For a certain number of pastors Monday is their Sunday. Personally, I rarely take Monday off. I think that Rick Warren got it right when he said that he didn’t take Monday off because it was the day he was most wiped out.

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Faith Street

I wrote something a few weeks ago, but wanted to put another bug in your ear for Faith Street. My friends founded it last year here in NYC and now it has gone national!

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Hope Within Despair: A Humble Request

As fellow Christians, we join in the despair of our brothers and sisters, but we also have the opportunity to be a great beacon of hope. We have the humbling task of offering hope and comfort, in the name of the Great Comforter, to those in Christ’s body who are suffering.

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Planning an International Move

Back in 2000, my wife Sandy and I moved from Michigan to Canada to pastor Neerlandia CRC. Now we have accepted a call back in west Michigan, and I can see the headaches and hassles on the horizon. Any advice or resources on the following issues would be most welcome!

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Church: Why Bother?

Our newer church is going to start a series this fall called Church: Why Bother? You have any books you would suggest? What topics would you cover in a series like this?​​​​​​​

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Don't Mention "It"

What do you do with issues that cause more problems and drive a wedge between yourself and the congregation (not just individuals)? What are issues that you can't talk about because even the mention of them brings a deluge of anger?

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