Church Multiplication - God's Blessing! (Part 1)

Church Multiplication - God's Blessing! (Part 1)

By Peter Meier   |   February 15, 2017

After God finished the six days of creation, Genesis 1, He looked at all He had made, and pronounced it “very good indeed” (Genesis 1:31). He blessed His creation, each kind to produce living offspring after its kind. “God blessed them, and God said to them, Be fruitful, multiply…” (v28). God’s intention is for living things to be fruitful, to multiply, to fill the earth.

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Courageous Churches Take the Next Step

Courageous Churches Take the Next Step

By Mike Ruhl  |  December 15, 2016

As we stand on the threshold of the New Year 2017, some of us find ourselves poised to repeat many of the same resolutions that were made last year – and perhaps multiple years before that.  The bathroom scales read the same.  The exercise routine remains neatly diagrammed in an electronic notebook.  The amount of quality time with spouses, children and grandchildren has barely inched forward.  And sometimes even our resolutions to deepen our discipleship and engagement in Missio Dei end up in a standstill as well. . .  

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Voyageur Mission Planters

Voyageur Mission Planters

By Mike Ruhl  |  October 1, 2016

Voyageur is a French word, meaning traveler.  The voyageurs were French Canadians who engaged in the transporting of furs by canoe during the fur trading years.  The emblematic meaning of the term applies to the places (Canada and the Upper Midwest of the U.S.) and the times (mainly in the 18th and early 19th centuries) where transportation of materials was mainly over long distances.  

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