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Guide for a New Adult Education Leader

I get emails — Jay, I have been asked to be the new head of a group at our church that oversees the adult education curriculum. The shepherds at my congregation are intently interested in doing more than “caretaking” when … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Part 14 (“Forgiveness of sins,” Part 2)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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Thom Rainer: Surprising Insights Regarding Church Budgets and Salaries

Longtime readers know I am a fan of Thom Rainer’s work on church leadership. He recently posted an article “Six Surprising Insights Regarding Church Budgets and Salaries.” Here’s his summary: Growing churches pay their pastors and staff slightly less than declining … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Part 13 (“Forgiveness of sins,” Part 1)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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Wineskins: “Fighting Pedophilia in the Church: A Special Ops Ministry” by Jimmy Hinton

Please take the time to read the recently posted Fighting Pedophilia in the Church: A Special Ops Ministry by Jimmy Hinton. Also his’ earlier articles: Protecting our Children from Pedophiles: Practical Steps for Parents, Churches and Organizations to Identify and Address This … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Part 12 (First Century Jews in Exile)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Part 11 (Why Sacrifice? Part 2)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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