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Strengthening Churches from the Inside Out

by Jason K. Allen

We are noticing an ongoing trend in our conversations with pastors and we love it. In fact, if we didn’t notice, it would only prove we aren’t paying attention. The movement occurring is what we refer to as “church-based theological education.” To summarize, regular church members are seeking out educational opportunities—such as classes typically taken in seminaries—within their own churches.

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It Will Soon Be Light

May 14, 2022 by Charles Spurgeon
“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 Christian! If thou art in a night of trial, think of the morrow; cheer up thy heart with the thought of the coming of thy Lord. Be patient, for “Lo! He comes with clouds descending.” Be patient! The Husbandman waits until […] Read More ›
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Noah Oldham on the Pastor’s Physical Health

May 13, 2022 by Noah Oldham
In this video, we asked Noah Oldham, "Why should pastors care about their physical health?"  Read More ›
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Human Kind Cannot Bear Very Much Reality

May 12, 2022 by David McLemore
This real world is the one to which Jesus came. Jesus entered our humanity. He became one of us, taking on flesh and blood, partaking of the same things as you and me. Read More ›

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Letters to My Students: Vol. 1 - On Preaching
by Jason K. Allen
Few books have more influenced those called to gospel ministry than Charles Spurgeon’s Lectures to My Students. This influence of this book, like the Prince of Preachers himself, reverberates to our present age.

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