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Staying Steadfastly Focused on the Path to Mission Fulfillment

When people ask me, "how many do you have in your little church?" or "do you have a building yet?" and I am tempted to become discouraged, I return to some "lessons-learned" principles to keep focused in ministry. Remember One of the most recurring words in the Old Testament is the word "remember". Deuteronomy 8:18… Continue reading Staying Steadfastly Focused on the Path to Mission Fulfillment

Leaving the Ministry Comfort Zone for One More Journey Gift

“Shepherds don’t produce sheep, sheep produce sheep.”   This is what I was taught when I was initially discipled as a believer in reference to sharing our faith with others and making disciples to Jesus.  Later in my seminary studies I was told, in reference to planting new churches, “denominations don’t plant churches, churches start churches.” CBF’s creation… Continue reading Leaving the Ministry Comfort Zone for One More Journey Gift