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Endurance

Endurance

98 days. In 98 days I'll be getting on a plane headed for Nepal. Climbing Everest Base Camp is not something I originally had on my bucket list, but when the opportunity, with mission behind it, presented itself, it was quickly added.  I'm one for adventure, for...

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Three Reasons Your Church Needs to go Multimodal

Three Reasons Your Church Needs to go Multimodal

Jeff Reed shares three reasons your church should go multimodal. The multimodal strategy is not just for those still in the pre-launch phase - your church can take advantage of this model to reach more people with the Good News of Jesus. How? Watch the BETA show below...

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Man In The Mirror

Man In The Mirror

“I’m Looking at the Man in the Mirror” – Michael Jackson Pastors want so much for the people in their churches: they want them to grow spiritually, to be in healthy communities, and to have awesome families. They also want their people to give. In fact, when I ask...

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2021 Second Quarter Highlights

2021 Second Quarter Highlights

Every three months, we’ll round up a few highlights from the past quarter. We can hardly believe summer is already here, but as we head into Q3 we are inspired and motivated by the church leaders we are honored to work alongside in our shared mission of starting...

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There’s a Hole In Our Mission

There’s a Hole In Our Mission

When I was 16 years old, a knuckleheaded college student named Joe asked me to help him lead a middle school Young Life team in my town. We played guitar to Goo Goo Dolls songs, we had epic events, we spent lunch time in middle school cafeterias and taught kids how...

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Mental Health and The Church

Mental Health and The Church

It wasn’t until after college that I realized I had struggled with depression. Looking back, I don’t remember a time in my life that I hadn’t. It felt like I was constantly treading water and trying to grasp for air, only to be pulled back under again. It was scary....

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Advice to my 2019 Self

Advice to my 2019 Self

It's December 2019 and you're ready to start a new church... Four Rivers Church held our first in-person service in Durham, New Hampshire on Sunday, June 13th with 65 people joining our 9AM service and 75 people at 6PM. Our startup team stepped in to take on roles...

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Why Tithing Hurts the Mission of Jesus

Why Tithing Hurts the Mission of Jesus

OK… I confess, that title may be guilty of falling into the category of “clickbait.”  Perhaps a more accurate title for this post would be “Why Our Sole Dependency On Tithing Hurts The Mission of Jesus.” Recognizing this truth is an important first step toward a...

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Three Reasons You Need a 2am Prayer Team

Three Reasons You Need a 2am Prayer Team

Prayer, a most valuable availability that we hold as followers of Christ and also the most under utilized. If God has called you to plant a church, I would argue that the first step you need to take is to gather a prayer team around you. This team shouldn’t be broad...

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