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Experience Missions In a New Way

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Experience Missions In a New Way! Anytime the subject of missions or missionaries comes up the most frequently quoted passage of Scripture is the great commission; “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying,  ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. ‘Go ...
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Kim Parker
Experience Missions In a New Way: Great post! Yes I agree the mission field is critical, not only internationally but domestically... Read More
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 17:50
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Baptism

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When someone says baptism what comes to your mind? One of the most memorable baptisms that I was part of was in Alaska. Yes, it was cold, very cold. The baptism was in a small lake in the woods a mile or two from the church. Just the thought of getting into that water was enough to make the goose bu...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
The memory of my Baptism is one of my favorite and I am very excited to learn more during our conference call!!... Read More
Thursday, 11 April 2013 21:45
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Pastoral Counseling

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The role of a pastoral counselor is different than that of the psychologist, psychiatrist or secular counselor. Yes, each is in the helping profession and desires to assist people. However, the pastoral counselor is uniquely qualified to deal with presenting problems such as depression, anxiety or m...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
The insights you share from the heart of the Lord are so very helpful. Greatly appreciate reading your blogs.
Friday, 17 May 2013 13:38
Pastor Dave Smuin
This is great timing for this post. I have recently been working on our marketing materials for our ministry. We have been tryin... Read More
Thursday, 17 January 2013 19:45
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Conflicts in Leadership

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Anyone who has served in a position of leadership knows that conflict is part of the job description. Business owners, managers and team leaders face conflict on a regular basis. Most of the time the conflict comes from outside the team as they face challenges with competitors, unsatisfied customers...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
Unfortunately, it is a topic we need to learn in the Church. It is a reality. We are all still fallen people who fight the war of ... Read More
Friday, 19 October 2012 14:55
Pastor Dave Smuin
Hi Angela, I'm not sure I fully understand the situation. I will ask for more details in the conference call tonight. Thanks fo... Read More
Friday, 19 October 2012 00:43
Pastor Dave Smuin
I apologize for any confusion in my question this evening, Dr. Dave. However, you did answer my question perfectly without even re... Read More
Friday, 19 October 2012 01:57
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What is a Church Dispersed?

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A church dispersed is a group of believers who have been called, anointed, equipped and scattered across a city, state, country or the world. Some are ministers who have been commissioned, licensed and ordained while others are seeking ordination and training in a non-denominational church. These mi...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
Great topic! Interestingly enough since the N.T. is basically about 'missions' and 'sending out' we find that when the believers ... Read More
Friday, 24 August 2012 03:56
Pastor Dave Smuin
Thanks Danny, I have thought a lot about how this applies in our modern churches. There is still great persecution, more in 2012 ... Read More
Thursday, 23 August 2012 18:43
Pastor Dave Smuin
Dr. Dave it is neat to see this happening. It goes to show how God's ways are higher than ours. Had it not been for the persecutio... Read More
Thursday, 23 August 2012 13:52
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