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Mar 29, 2017
integrity, accountability
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The Integrity Challenge

Organizations that name the name of Christ must communicate truth consistently.

Every Christian with a heart to please Christ faces a daily challenge to maintain and even grow in integrity—to be as good on the inside as we may seem to others on the outside. The measure of character, as has been wisely observed, is what we do and think when nobody ...

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Mar 28, 2017
theology, podcast

What's Love Got to Do with It? Love, Marriage, and the Gospel

Dr. David Van Dyke joins Drs Cohick and Stetzer for the latest Theology for Life podcast.
What's Love Got to Do with It? Love, Marriage, and the Gospel
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What is love, and how is it reflected in our lives? How do we have a love stance that is based in action instead of emotion? What is our culture teaching our kids today about love and objectification?

What about marriage and the role of love? According to Van Dyke, love is connected ...

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Mar 28, 2017
church planting

Church-Planting Shifts, Part Four: Supporting Planters

Church planting may require supporting church planters, not church plants.
Church-Planting Shifts, Part Four: Supporting Planters
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Read Part One, The Launch, Part Two, From Nominal to Secular, and Part Three, Preparing Our People for Witness.

As I have discussed in this series on church-planting shifts, we must acknowledge that Christianity in the West will be competing more with a secular worldview than ...

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Mar 27, 2017
evangelism, podcast

The BGCE Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 7)

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
The BGCE Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 7)

Episode Seven | What Would It Mean for Us to Humanize Each Person We Meet?

Laurie Nichols, Director of Communications at the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism, talks about what it would look like for our gospel witness if we started to see each person we meet as different and ...

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Mar 27, 2017
chicagoland, church planting, alliance

Launch of the Chicagoland Church Planting Alliance

The Moody Church hosted the inaugural meeting.
Launch of the Chicagoland Church Planting Alliance

Church planting can be hard, lonely work. Church planters often plod along, encouraging their flock without a peer network with which to share triumphs and frustrations.

As discussed here on The Exchange, one of the key issues facing church planters is maintaining spiritual, ...

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Mar 26, 2017
missions, EMQ

The LAUNCH Survey: Helpful and Hindering Factors for Launching into Long-Term Missions

Sending agency surveyed 299 long-term missionaries.

A few years ago the founder of our training program said, “We have a lot of people who come to us with a desire to serve God internationally, but not all end up overseas. How can we help people get to the mission field? What things are helpful? What things hinder? How ...

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Mar 24, 2017
mass incarceration, correctional ministry

Engaging Churches in Caring for Incarcerated Persons and Their Families

Correctional ministry leader calls churches to care for the incarcerated as they do the sick.
Engaging Churches in Caring for Incarcerated Persons and Their Families
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What if churches treated prisoners with the same care and support that they treat those in their congregation who are sick? What if churches invested in the redemption of incarcerated persons with the same regularity and resources as they do the healing and restoration of those ...

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