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Living Life Off Screen

If we are not careful, we will miss the point when technology has become a barrier to, and not a tool for, human connectivity and personal relationships.

Five for Friday

Five for Friday: August 15, 2014

This week’s Five for Friday: Thoughts on Ferguson, who reads bestselling books, fall Bible studies for men, unmarried birthrate drops, and a tweet from Trip Lee.

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7 Helps to Strengthen Your Group

Whether you feel the need for a pro-active push to get your group to the next level or you are battling some apathy and need a line of defense to pull them out, here are seven practical helps for strengthening your group.


Why You Shouldn’t Forget About the Library

While you may think its time has passed, the local library has a lot to offer busy church leaders.



8 Tips for a Great First Impression

By Sean Fowlds Having served in the local church the past two decades, one of the first things my wife and I did after our recent move was eagerly hunt for a new church home. To our surprise and disappointment, we’ve experienced a rather lukewarm reception at the churches we’ve visited. But our experience as […]

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Ministry Grid: Training for the Digital Age

Ministry Grid offers more than 1,800 videos of pastors, theologians and church leaders offering insights on a range of topics from pastoral ministry and leadership development to discipleship and Bible study.

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On Our Radar

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New Kendrick Brothers Movie Wraps Filming

Alex and Stephen Kendrick, creators of Courageous and Fireproof, have finished principle filming of their fifth film, which will feature the film debuts of Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore.

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Ministry Grid Offers 30-Day Free Trial

Ministry Grid is offering pastors and church leaders access to the site with thousands of instructional videos and tools free for 30 days.

On Our Radar

On Our Radar: Books & Bible Studies for Summer 2014

Each issue of Facts & Trends, we profile some upcoming resources we think will be helpful to you. Here are the books and Bible studies from the Summer 2014 issue.

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