God-man or man-god?
The order in which these two words are joined makes a huge difference to the Christian gospel. Consider the following. "Man-god" reflects ancient (and modern) longings by humans to reach god-like status. Some bygone emperors tried to embody this aspiration in order... MORE
The Wonder of it All
There are four ancient hymns preserved for us in Luke 1 and 2. The first is called The Magnificat, which means "Glorifies." In Luke 1:46-48, Mary, chosen to be the mother of Jesus declares: "My soul glorifies the Lord. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior. For He has... MORE
Late each Fall in November I have the opportunity to enjoy one of my favorite hobbies - deer hunting. This year was not an exception or a disappointment as I had several opportunities to be in the... MORE
The First Media Blitz
A recent study has revealed that church plants that have a "high promotional presence" grow fastest in the first five years of their existence. No surprise, really... long, long ago Jesus asked "Who would hide a light under a basket?" The point is to have high... MORE
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Here are a few things you will find in this section: Congratulations... Pastors' & Wives' Retreat Registration... Big Sandy Avalanche 2016... Open Enrollment Reminder... Appreciated Stock Giving... Christmas, Children & The Church... Silent Benevolent Warriors... MORE
2016 Pastors' & Wives Retreat
Registration is open for this retreat which will be held January 11-13, 2016 in Alexandria, MN at Arrowwood Resort. Bob and Ruthie Thune, formerly pastored at Christ Community Church in Omaha, NE and currently pastoring Grace Point Church in Bismarck, ND.
Registration ends January 5, 2016 so be sure to register online today!