HERE ARE THE COMMON STRUGGLES EVERY AUDIENCE SHARES.

Standing in front of people to deliver a message can be a daunting experience. We wonder if what we have to say will connect with people in real and practical ways. This is especially true in the context of the church, where the messages are vehicles of bringing hope and meaning into people’s lives. In this post, I outline the common struggles that exist in every crowd, regardless of size. Knowing these will help you engage your audience in meaningful and effective ways.

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Discerning Truth: A Follow Up to a Sermon on Truth (Oct 27, 2019)

While into the series on “We Are The Church,” we presented a message on truth, a hallmark of our Christian faith. I presented the 4 areas where ‘truth’ questions resonate most, in the areas of Origins, Meaning, Morality, and Destiny. I also mentioned that the Christian faith is the only one that satisfies their truth claims through the filters of correspondence and coherence.

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The 5 Signs of Persecution and Why Canadian Christians Should Be Concerned

When we think of persecution, we think it’s something that exists elsewhere, but what if the seeds of persecution have already been sown in Canada?

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What We Learned in the First Year of Live Streaming Our Services

Our church began live streaming our services a year ago this month. It was a decision that took some time in the making but we had become convinced it was a natural progression for our church. After a year of live streaming, this is what we’ve learned.

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How Leaders Affect the Future

I once served on a church planting committee for a large denomination. As a group, we were responsible for interviewing potential planters and gauging whether they would be able to successfully start a new congregation. We had a myriad of assessment tools that we used but one in particular stood out. It dealt specifically with…

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