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Spiritual Formation

The Preacher as Shepherd

by: Kerry Bender

As a boy growing up on a farm in North Dakota, I remember standing next to my father as he would call to our herd of beef cattle; it was a long…

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An Important Pursuit

by: Kent Carlson

This past week I was spending time with the pastor of a mega-church who had recently retired after serving at his church for almost 40 years.

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Book Review—Shaped by the Word

by: Kent Carlson

In Shaped by the Word, Mulholland pushes back at the tendency to read Scripture primarily for information. He exposes the temptation for readers…

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Revealing Jesus Through The Word

by: Kerry Bender

This is the primary task of the preacher, of the Christian, of each of us! To use the Word of God, the Bible, as a means of knowing and then introducing…

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A Testimony on Communal Prayer

by: Jeff Russell

The communal prayer culture I was called to grow was going to be worship-based, scripture-fed, and led by the Holy Spirit.

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Leader’s Insight: Pastoral Ambition

by: Kent Carlson

All this “success” is working against God’s purposes, and chipping away at our souls.

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Prayer as a Spiritual Discipline

by: Kent Carlson

I have a confession to make right here at the beginning. I’m a bit uncomfortable with the idea of prayer as a spiritual discipline.

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Beginning with Prayer

by: Joanna Clark

As we enter 2019, let’s commit to praying without ceasing. Watch the video above to hear Dan’s heart for prayer as we begin a new year.

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