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Wilderness Wanderings: The Faithfulness of God in Uncertain Times

Nick Marlatt For the Israelites, the wilderness was not just a physical place. It was a state of mind defined by uncertainty and complete dependence on God.
April 9, 2020
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Beyond Facebook Live: Resources for Helping Small Churches Thrive During Physical Distancing

Charlie Cotherman As pastors we know that simply creating a decent streaming option for Sunday worship will not be enough to see our churches through the next weeks and months.
April 2, 2020
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Being the Church during COVID-19: Reflections from a Small-Church Pastor

Mike Matthews Like many churches, we had to temporarily stop holding physical services over the past few Sundays. Now we are in our homes rather than a church building, but we are still the …
March 31, 2020
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Leaning In: Christ, Calling, and Community During a Pandemic

Charlie Cotherman Life has changed drastically over the last couple weeks. How does one best lead, or best pastor, during times like this?
March 27, 2020