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Converge: A blended family

Converge: A blended family

It has been said that denominations, church movements and churches are like families, but in reality they are more like blended families.

Today blended families now make up more than half the families in America. It is very rare today for...

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Scott Ridout

Embrace grace, entrust leadership and endure hardship

You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things which you heard me say in the presence of many witnesses, these entrust to faithful men who are qualified to teach others also. Endure hardship like...

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church strengthening

What makes a healthy church?

“This is a football. “Green Bay Packer’s coach Vince Lombardi said this to his players after they experienced a devastating defeat to a team they should have never lost. It’s belittling because he is talking to a group of men who know offensive...

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Bruce Hopler

Bruce Hopler: The Traveling Vagabond

As the national director of Church Strengthening, I am excited about the opportunity to serve district leaders and pastors when it comes to church health. I am...

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News

The changing face of Grace

You want to reach your community in its entirety, but how do you connect with those who don’t look like you or speak your language? It’s easy to feel lost. One church in Tracy, California, recognized its community needs and started praying. God...

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News

Burma and the Rockford Baptists

Temple Baptist Church, Rockford, Illinois, found the neighborhood changing around it. What was once a middle-class suburb has become inner city. Like many churches, Temple Baptist found...

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Northwest Hills Community Church

When two churches become one

Torrington, Connecticut, was a bustling manufacturing town rife with hardworking blue collar families attending churches throughout the downtown area. Calvary Baptist Church has stood in the center of town, for the past 119 years. The iconic...

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News

Point exclusive: Weekend widow

Hidden demands on your pastor's wife

by Kay Fuller

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Converge chaplaincy

Emulating Christ on the front lines

by Chaplain Major Mark Thompson

It seems like a very distant memory when I first stepped foot in Baghdad some 10 years ago. I had met my unit only a couple months earlier, and now we were being delivered to our area in the dark....

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