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How Can We Get People to Care What We Say?

        A) We could decide that we are right — so we should hire, or learn, any skills or expertise that will persuade other people that we are right. There are lots of experienced marketing and advertising people out there, many of them with church or religious...

What About ANGER?

Anger and love are not opposites. But there clearly is an interactive “complex” in life of love, anger, hate, forgiveness, hope, despair, attentiveness, disregard, etc. And all the words in that list have at least occasional good roles to play. Martin Luther King said...

If We Turn Our Chairs Around …

In his book The Externally Focused Quest, Pastor Rick Rusaw of Loveland Colorado gives us a new way to think about church. The Best Church For Hastings He says rather than wanting to be “the best church in Hastings” we should bend our efforts toward becoming “the best...

Mission Principles from the Mission Summit

FROM THE BIG STAGE Two principles that stood out to me were especially emphasized in our “big” evening meetings, with over 2000 American Baptists present. I. Unity in Diversity This has always been an emphasis of America’s Baptists, especially those not in the...