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The Power of One

Individual Christians have played extraordinary roles in the spread of the gospel.

Early in my Christian walk (which began more than three decades ago), I recall hearing the phrase, "One plus God is a majority." The idea behind this was that Christians should never be discouraged by numerical or other odds ranged against them because, with God, not only are all things possible, but also ordinary worldly reckonings of who will or won't succeed are often overturned.

Later, as some prominent figures in the charismatic movement began behaving in odd ways, Christian teaching began to focus once more—correctly—on the need for both general laity and leaders to be accountable to oversight through a pastor or some sort of board of elders. read more

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7 Reasons Christians Don't Evangelize

Church revitalization is certainly possible in America. Are you and your staff willing to take a look in the mirror and do what it takes for that to happen? LifeWay's Thom S. Rainer weighs in. read more

What to Pray When You're Scared

We all get scared, but God offers us answers to escape from fear's grasp. George O. Wood offers a key insight for finding strength in the roaring seas of life. read more

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