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When we talk about spiritual leaders, we tend to think of pastors. However, developing spiritual leadership among members is essential to the effectiveness of a church. There are hundreds of books on leadership. And for the most part, these books are helpful tools for Christian leaders. But remember, the church[...]

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It’s no secret that church attendance is on the decline. The research is clear. Yet, when Americans are surveyed about religion and spirituality, the overwhelming majority say they are Christians. These two facts don’t compute. Why do so many professing Christians view church as such a low priority? I think[...]

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In the month of August, Stacey and I had the opportunity to do three marriage conferences. We love partnering with churches to keep marriages strong. We also have a tremendous burden to help struggling marriages find hope through the healing power of God’s love. Each weekend, it was exciting to[...]

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As our nation drifts further away from biblical truth, a socially acceptable brand of Christianity is emerging. Cultural Christianity allows people to be religious without being seen as fanatical. Although their beliefs sound spiritual, they are radically different than biblical Christianity. So, while we share the term, Christian, we part[...]

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When BKM began, I knew I would be traveling and preaching but developing a digital pulpit hadn’t occurred to me. Over the last three years, however, that’s exactly where God has led. We quickly discovered that partnering with local churches also meant staying connected after the revival or marriage conference[...]

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“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Some version of this statement is attributed to Edmund Burke (1729-1797), George Santayana (1863-1952), and Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965). I think this statement is so often repeated because it’s based in truth; and it still resonates. Those words[...]

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The calendar year has a natural rhythm and flow. Some months are busy with activity, while others offer a bit of a respite. Both are necessary. I find this to be true in both my personal life and my ministry. God builds responsibility and rest into our lives. The problem[...]

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Our desire at BKM is to use every means possible to reach the lost with the Gospel and to encourage believers in their faith. That’s why we’ve worked to increase our social media presence with solid content and to build a strong multi-media ministry. Still, our staff is working on[...]

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Lately I’ve been struck by the number of hyphenated-Christians emerging in the American Church. We hear the various religious views of Baptist or Presbyterian-Christians, Republican or Democrat-Christians, White or African-American Christians, and Male or Female-Christians. The most recent is LBTG-Christians. What? I guess that makes me a white-male-heterosexual-Southern Baptist-Christian. In[...]

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