Alan's Blog

The Big Shift

Since the turn of the century, we have seen a significant shift in church attendance that shows people are attending much less frequently than they did

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What A Coach Does

If you know me, you know that I love sports. I played youth sports as a kid, baseball, basketball, and golf in high school, and

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Good Friday?

I’m not quite sure what is good about the day that Jesus went to the cross. I’ve done the Google thing and read all of

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Fall Stewardship Focus?

Many churches around the country have what has become known as “The Fall Stewardship Emphasis” or the “Annual Operating Budget Campaign.”  Both of those (and

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Celebration in the 3rd Quarter? 

Most athletic teams don’t celebrate until the 4th quarter is over (or almost over) nor should they.  However, churches are different in the fact they should celebrate generosity

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July Celebration

July is a celebratory month.  It is our nation’s largest single celebration of the year.  July 4th is certainly a worthy event to celebrate. July

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