Shutting the Back Door: How to Retain Visitors

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“We receive many visitors every week, but not many of them stay.” One struggle that many churches face is an inability to retain visitors. If this describes your church, then be encouraged, because there are READ MORE

Pillars of a Healthy Small Group

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One of the most vital Great Commission ministries for any church is the small-group ministry. At Prestonwood we employ a “Sunday School” model we call Bible Fellowship. Our classes meet after Worship Service on Saturdays READ MORE

SCOTUS Decision on Gay Marriage

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This past week, the family once again came under attack in America. This is an old fight dating back to the Garden of Eden when Satan seduced the first family with lies and deception. The

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Four Father’s Day Sermons

Four Fathers Day Sermons

If revival is to come to the church, and if the Good News of Jesus Christ is to spread to the nations, it will be because men became godly and began living their faith with READ MORE

Every Man’s Battle, And How to Win

Every Man's Battle

It has been my experience through four decades in pastoral ministry that every church is only as strong as its men – as strong as their faith, their ingenuity, their confidence, their resolve, their commitment READ MORE

Finding Meaning In Your Evening

Finding Meaning in Your Evening

Isn’t it interesting how our routine is perfectly designed to get the results we are currently getting? If we don’t like the results, we simply need to change our routines. We already have a routine READ MORE

2015 National Day of Prayer

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The 64th annual National Day of Prayer, May 7, 2015, will have profound significance for our country.  It is an unprecedented opportunity to see the Lord’s healing and renewing power made manifest as we call READ MORE

What I Believe About Preaching

What I beleive about Preaching

Many things have changed since I became a preacher. The one thing that hasn’t changed is my commitment to boldly proclaim the powerful, life-changing news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am convinced that READ MORE

Leaving An Inheritance

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Whenever my mother makes a significant purchase, one of her children jokes, “There goes our inheritance!”

Although stated in jest, in many families, the subject of inheritance is a big issue. Some children think their READ MORE

4 Key Characteristics Of A Disciple

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We are commanded to “make disciples.” Have you ever wondered what exactly is a disciple? We can’t know if we have made someone a disciple, if we don’t know what a disciple is.

Very simply READ MORE