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The Reinvention of Success

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland       One of the most significant steps we’ve taken in our revitalization journey is to redefine success. To draw a new target. This didn’t happen overnight. It’s been a long process that started early in our decline and has only recently […]

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The Reinvention of Prayer

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland At a gathering of staff and elders of the Highland church recently, one of our elders gave an unexpected confession: “I sort of miss those hard times. We never prayed more as a leadership than we did back then.” “Those hard times” […]

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How Not to Revive the Church

This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Gospel   It’s the best of times to be Jesus. And the worst of times to be his church. Larry’s a prime example. I met him through his girlfriend, a member of my congregation. Fresh out of medical school in Memphis, Larry prayed often. Read […]

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Mobile: The Ends of the Earth (Acts 1)

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Mobile

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Mobile A few weeks ago I had coffee with a man named Jim. Jim is a young married man with two kids. He is finishing up his PhD in apologetics. Apologetics is the study of the reasons why people believe in God. Jim has focused […]

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