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Church Budget Got You Down? Get This Free Guide. – Christian Article

Working in the church (salaried or not) is a huge honor. Nothing’s better than sharing the gospel with people and teaching the truth of God’s Word. Administration is a huge part of church ministry, and budgeting a big part of administration—an area not everyone is skilled in. Get a free guide for building a predictable church budget. Whether you oversee the whole church budget or just one part, know budgets like the back of your hand or are just building…

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Congratulations to Authorized, Most Creative Documentary Nominee! – Christian Article

Based on the book that comes “highly recommended” by D.A. Carson and that John Frame calls “full of wisdom,” Authorized explores the use and misuse of America’s most popular Bible: the King James Version. This Faithlife original is nominated for Most Creative Documentary in the 2019 International Christian Film Festival. Watch the trailer: The International Christian Film & Music Festival is one of the largest Christian film festivals in the world—the premier choice for faith-based, family-friendly films and documentaries.   Winners will be…

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The Most Popular Christian Novel of All Time—Animated (Watch Trailer) – Christian Article

John Bunyan’s famous Christian allegory is coming to theaters Easter weekend as an animated feature film. Watch the trailer: Written by John Bunyan in 1678, The Pilgrim’s Progress is one of the most enduring pieces of religious literature ever written. It’s been cited as the first novel ever penned in English, has been translated into over 200 languages, and has never gone out of print. At one point, the only book more popular than The Pilgrim’s Progress was the Bible.…

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What Is the Family of God For? Or Why You’re Not an Only Child. – Christian Article

If you want the deepest experience of your vertical relationship with God, check your horizontal relationships with the family of God. You are not an only child in God’s family. People in healthy families always share responsibilities. The Church is a spiritual family of believers, so our relationship with God correlates in various ways with our relationships with one another. If you ignore the “one anothers” in the Bible, you won’t receive everything God wants to give you. Imagine a…

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The Gospel Is More Than Good Advice – Christian Article

By Timothy Keller What is this “gospel” for which Paul is willing to glory in being a slave? What gospel would make Paul happy to lose everything in order to share it? First, it is worth reflecting on the word itself. “Gospel”—euangeloi—is literally “good herald.” In the first century, if on a far-flung battlefield an emperor won a great victory which secured his peace and established his authority, he would send heralds—angeloi—to declare his victory, peace and authority. Put most…

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3 Ways to Empower Mobile Giving at Your Church – Christian Article

What three mobile apps do your members use most? A recent survey shows nearly one-third of smartphone users rank their mobile banking app as their most-used app, just after social media and weather. And it’s not just the under-30 crowd that’s managing their money from their phones. Nearly half of adults in the survey are increasingly using mobile banking. Here are three tips for making the most of these changes when it comes to helping your members give and tithe.…

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Why You Should Take Your Small Group through I Am N – Christian Article

Yousef, whose mother threatened to kill him for having a Bible, now smuggles Bibles the way his family once smuggled drugs. After Parveen’s employer beat her for attending church, she began to help other young Christian women who work in Muslim houses. Abdulmasi had a Paul-like experience: he went from killing hundreds of Christians in northern Nigeria to living a life of faith, sacrificing everything for a God of love. What can we learn from these faith-filled brothers and sisters…

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Who Are the Archangels in the Bible? – Christian Article

This is a post by guest author Lindsay Kennedy. Given that only two angels are explicitly named in Scripture (Michael and Gabriel), it is unsurprising that they have garnered a lot of attention, speculation, and reverence throughout the centuries—in both religious tradition and popular media. Some even believe Michael was the pre-incarnate Jesus. With the help of Michael Heiser’s Angels, we will consider what the Bible says about Michael, archangels, and some other important angels. Michael and archangels Michael is…

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Tools to Simplify Your Small Group Leader Role – Christian Article

Small group leaders can spend hours each week researching and creating curriculum on top of trying to lead their group effectively. But with a David C Cook study kit, all you need to do is invite your group. You’ll get study books, videos, and leader material to help guide your group toward a stronger faith in God and deeper relationships with one another. Choose from eight bundles, including these highlights: I Am N from Voice of the Martyrs – on…

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Does Eschatology Have a Purpose? – Christian Article

End times discussions shouldn’t be fraught with wild speculation and discord. In Jesus Wins, releasing this month, Dayton Hartman argues that a biblical view of eschatology produces a different response. It places Jesus’ return and victory at the center and inspires hope and greater faithfulness in the present age. This excerpt reminds readers that the entire story of redemption is about getting us back to paradise and the intended relationship with our Creator that began in the garden of Eden.…

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