Influence

The mission of God requires that believers leverage their lives for His glory. – Willis/Coe, Life on Mission-Joining the Everyday Mission of God

Perspectives

What do you mean by “Influence?”

We all have it. Influence is defined as a person or thing with the capacity or power to have an effect on someone or something. When you placed your faith in Christ and began a relationship with God, He gave you His Spirit, bestowed you with spiritual gifts for service and began to transform your […]

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Beyond “Black Hawk Down”

On October 3, 1993, 123 elite American Rangers and Delta Force soldiers were inserted onto the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia. What should have been a routine mission to capture two top lieutenants of a local warlord became a mission gone bad. By the following day, 19 Americans and over a thousand Somalian civilians and militia […]

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Josh McCown: On A Mission

Josh McCown, NFL quarterback, signed to play with the Cleveland Browns in 2015. It was his 10th team in a career spanning 14 years. He begins his story with, “You dream what [life as an NFL quarterback] would be like…” BUT his story plays out with, “This thing is going a lot different than I […]

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Ben Watson (NFL) Speaks Up

Ferguson, Missouri, was aflame–not only buildings and cars, but also peoples’ emotions and reactions. The nation watched for months in the summer and fall of 2014, as anger alternately simmered and erupted over the shooting of Michael Brown on August 9th. Commentary flowed from all corners of the country. Every form of mass media scrambled […]

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Seeds of a Golf Ministry

Nick Dadas practically grew up on a golf course. As a high school golfer, every day included playing, practicing or working at the golf club. He competed in golf tournaments across the country. Captivated by golf, Nick went to college with plans to make a career in the golf world. As with most students, things […]

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The Impact of an Encourager

During Stann Leff’s successful career in the corporate world, God was shaping him for a unique ministry of encouraging pastors and ministry leaders. What was woven into his life during his business years is now a primary focus in “retirement” years. The story in Stann’s words… What a special privilege it is to share my […]

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Resources

INFLUENCERS-In His Service

God redeemed us for His purposes. He has orchestrated events, circumstances and relationships for our good and His glory. He has shaped, gifted and positioned us to serve in His Kingdom. What He has done in us in the past has connection to how He will work through us in the future. Most believers want […]

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Writing Your Personal Testimony

Our personal testimony is one of the evangelistic tools God uses most often in ministry. Chuck Swindoll writes: The skeptic may deny your doctrine or attack your church but he cannot honestly ignore the fact that your life has been changed. He may stop his ears to the presentations of a preacher and the pleading […]

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Finishing Strong – Bill Newton Message

Bill Newton has an impressive resume, from U.S. Naval Academy Scholastic All-American in football to decorated Viet Nam pilot to successful entrepreneur. More than from his accomplishments, Bill draws from God’s hard lessons in the business world to challenge men on what it takes to finish strong in the Christian life.

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Finishing Strong – Study Booklet

Most runners leave the starting gate with a hearty surge of energy and enthusiasm. It takes more than a good start to finish strong. The same is true of the Christian life. This study booklet by Bill Newton addresses several factors needed to finish strong in our walk with God and service to Him.

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