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  • Good Social Media or a Prideful Heart?


    We know God opposes the proud. But some forms of social media seem to have redefined what pride is and what it’s not. For example: Imagine if I stood before our church and repeated things I had heard others say: “Joe Smith said, ‘Pastor Craig, you are the best preacher ever! Your sermons more

  • 39 Speakers on One Weekend


    A couple of years ago, gave 39 different staff members the opportunity to preach. We called it our first “Developmental Weekend.” Since then, we've done different versions of this at our campuses (we now call it "team teaching"), and we've seen excitement from both staff and more

  • An Outsider's Words Often Mean More


    I see it as one of my biggest roles to encourage and strengthen our staff. Almost every time we gather, I remind them they are part of something special. But no matter how often I say it, it doesn’t mean as much as when an outsider tells them. We’ve been blessed to have Dr. Sam Chand, more

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