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Dreams and Systems

In Genesis 41, we find the somewhat familiar story known as Pharaoh’s Dream. One night, while Pharaoh is sleeping he began to dream. In his dream he saw seven fat cows grazing near the Nile River and then seven ugly and gaunt cows appear from the Nile and stand next to them. The seven gaunt […]

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Leadership and Strategy

We are wrapping up the series on Church Systems. I pray that it has been helpful to you and your church, at least causing you to pause and reflect on how your church is currently organised. This final post will cover the last two systems – the Leadership System and the Strategic System. Leadership System […]

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10. Hacka Convo: Why We Need Vision, The Importance of Discipline, and Being Thankful

This is an informal, monthly conversation with Mike Hackathorn, the other contributor of the Hacka Blog, where we will be discussing wide-ranging topics. Today we are talking about why we need vision, the importance of discipline, and being thankful. Mike also gives us an update on a new series that he will be working on […]

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The Minor Prophets: Introduction

Lately I have found myself more and more interested in obscure portions of scripture. In other words, I desire to study parts of scripture to which most people don’t pay attention. Everyone knows about the Major Prophets and most of the books in the New Testament. However, very few people know anything about books like […]

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Giving and Volunteers

These past few weeks we have been gradually making our way through a series on Church Systems. Last week, we covered the Assimilation and Discipleship System. Today we will be looking at the Stewardship System and Volunteer System. Stewardship System This is the system by which we develop strong givers. It is a difficult subject […]

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