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Victory Christian Center hit by further accusations of child abuse

By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post Reporter More alleged sexual abuse victims at the 17,000-member Victory Christian Center in Tulsa, Okla., have come forward, adding to charges already made against the megachurch that its staff delayed reporting the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl. Read more at www.christianpost.com

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NJ megachurch pastor: America is not a Christian nation

By Jeff Schapiro , Christian Post Reporter Tim Lucas, lead pastor of Liquid Church in New Jersey, told his congregation on Sunday that, contrary to the popular opinion within some Christian circles, the United States is not a Christian nation, and the majority of the people in his congregation seem to agree with him. Read […]

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Training vs. Trusting

One of the words we hear often when it comes to people and a particular responsibility or assignments is the word “trust.”

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Bible apps available in closed countries

COPENHAGEN, Denmark/Christian Newswire/ – Scandinavia Publishing House, a Christian publishing house, has now made 85 children’s Bibles available as apps that can be downloaded and read on the iPhone and iPad. Android and Kindle formats are on their way. They are being sold worldwide, even in closed Muslim and communist countries where the written Bible […]

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Is the American church dying? Rising persecution meets falling numbers of youth

Christian Newswire – The American Church, which once ruled the spiritual landscape of the United States, is struggling amidst rising persecution and shrinking numbers of youth. According to a study by Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council, U.S. Christians are facing unprecedented amounts of persecution and hostility. The recent attack on the FRC by […]

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Hiring family on staff

A colleague in a similar position at another church recently sent me a policy that explicitly forbids hiring family members, except in a few very narrow circumstances.

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Why I’m a fan of small groups … now

I never want to be a church where everyone knows everyone. That means we have no new people showing up and are small enough to know everyone. I want us to be a place where everyone is known by someone.

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Leading the artists in your church

Creativity is not necessarily art. Art requires creativity, but not all creative processes produce art.

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Moderate Baptists face generation gap

By Jeff Brumley Top leadership roles aren’t all that easy to come by for 20-somethings in the moderate and progressive Baptist world, making Andi Sullivan all that much more grateful as executive director of executive director of His Nets. She assumed leadership of the malaria-fighting nonprofit in February when her dad became a pastor in […]

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Shaping culture

One of the growth lids most organizations hit is when their organizational culture is contrary to their organizational goals.

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