Blood Moon

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Over this past weekend, we experienced a Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse. This phenomenon happens when the moon passes fully into the shadow of the earth. It was particularly spectacular because it happened when the moon was at its closest point of its orbit to earth. This celestial color show was...

Appreciation

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This past weekend, our church hosted its annual leadership development conference and volunteer appreciation luncheon. I missed it because I was speaking at another church’s leadership training conference and appreciation dinner. Both of these churches recognize the importance of leadership...

Ministry in the West

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Every year, about this time of year, my travels take me to multiple western state conventions. They are a priority in my scheduling each year. Why are these conventions, typically smaller and less influential than others in the South, a priority? If you lived and worked among them, you would...

It Gets Personal

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While the nation has been riveted by sexual accusations and battles over reproductive rights surrounding a Supreme Court nominee, these issues have been more personal in my recent ministry. Leaders in the following two situations have sought my counsel.

Emerging Trends Conference

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Ministry leaders today have complex responsibilities related to technology, personnel, and financial standards and laws applicable to churches and ministry organizations. Gateway is partnering with a Southern California law firm and other professional organizations to host a major Emerging...

A Unifying Word

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Our summer vacation included visiting family in Europe.  While wandering about, we discovered the National War Museum of Scotland where we learned this remarkable story.  The first item donated to the collection when the museum opened in 1930 was the “McNab Bible.”  The McNab Clan website...

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