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3 Reasons to Plant Churches

We live in an age of extremes. If you like cake that must mean you vehemently despise pie.  If you enjoy writing with pencil then you must hate pens. If you are an Apple fanboy (as I am) then you must think all Windows machines belong in the garbage. Ok, maybe that last one is true, but I think you get my point...

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You Missed The Point of the Great Commission

The Great Commission is perhaps the most important directional passages in the entirety of Scripture. Imagine what’s happening at the time of Jesus giving the Great Commission. Jesus is about to ascend into Heaven and He gives his last words to his disciples (along with Acts 1). Think about your loved ones giving you their last words, would these be important to you?...

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Women in Ministry

The Word of God can sometimes be confusing on certain subjects. Just do a study through the book of Revelation and you’ll see what I mean. Yet, the overwhelming amount of Scripture is clear and understandable on just a simple reading. One of the most clear passages in the Bible is I Timothy 2:9-15...

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What Music Is Most Glorifying to God?

The point of congregational worship is not so the band or music leader sings for the church, it’s about all of the people of God singing together in worship to a Holy God who deserves all of our adoration. If the music style gets in the way of that then it’s time to rethink the style...

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3 Reasons Christians Cannot Lose Their Salvation

We live in interesting times in many ways, perhaps one of the most interesting and frustrating aspects of our culture today is the uplifting of uncertainty. It seems that in order to be a scholar or expert on a particular subject, one must be uncertain of their position. Yes, one can hold a position, but never be as "prideful" to say with absolute certainty that they are correct. This uncertainty is lifted up by many to be some form of wisdom, but this philosophy of uncertainty is feeding many of the false teachings seen in our churches today. One of the questions that has been elevated because of these philosophies is the basic question of the assurance of salvation...

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How Do We Read God's Word?

Sometimes it can be difficult to understand the Bible. While some passages are easy to understand and even easier to apply to our lives. Others remain difficult to grasp how it relates to us. Much confusion and false teaching has been done simply because of a misunderstanding of how the passage relates to us today...

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BlogDean Lentini
I'm Drained, Now What?

Somedays just suck you of all energy and positivity. You walk around in a mental fog just waiting for that moment of tranquility when you can finally rest. Some of these days are compounded into weeks which turn into months. Not only is it exhausting to live in this state of burnout, being drained could lead to sin that affects ourselves and others...

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BlogDean Lentini
Having a Bad Day?

How’s your day going? Are you having a bad day? Did you wake up late this morning? Did you get your coffee? Do you have a lot on your agenda today? It’s interesting that if our day isn’t going nearly perfectly that we get into a bad mood. Have you noticed that? Unexpected inconveniences can create tension in our life and cause us to be angry, annoyed, or just grumpy. I know it happens to me...

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BlogDean Lentini
Pastor Perry: The Face of Discipleship

In my high school days I mowed lawns in order to have some spending cash to hang out with my friend, which means buying cd’s and movie tickets. One of my customers was a retired pastor and sailor - Pastor Perry. He could have easily had me mow his lawn, pay me, and go on with the rest of his day. That's not what Pastor Perry did though, he saw a young man mowing his lawn as another opportunity from God...

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BlogDean Lentini