broken time

by Steve Sjogren


As each year ends, I like to look back at both my successes and misses. Both of them help me to adjust my trajectory moving forward. I find that leaders must make some significant mistakes if they hope to make spiritual progress. I’m skeptical of the leader who doesn’t have a limp, or who are […]

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EGR

by Steve Sjogren


When we started a church in Cincinnati, I had as many as three jobs at once to make ends meet. My favorite was driving a school bus in the morning and afternoon. That was a time when I was so frustrated I was ready to ram a pencil through one of the delicate parts of […]

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adjust

by Steve Sjogren


As I write this blog baseball’s World Series is happening between two teams that have not been a part of the “Big Show” in many years. Tonight either the Chicago Cubs or the Cleveland Indians will win and be named the best team in baseball for the 2016 season. The Today Show featured a woman […]

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new mosaic

by Bob Logan


  Lately I’ve been thinking about how we approach discipleship in the church. What discipleship methods have I used in the churches I’ve planted?  And what has my own personal discipleship journey looked like? My own journey has not been very linear—more like a jigsaw puzzle. God will point something out over here and I […]

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Generous

by Jim Sheppard


We spend a lot of time worrying about stuff we have no control over. The economy is a GREAT example. Too many waste too much time in worry and fear about the future and the future of their money. For those of us who are Christ-followers, there is no precedent for this way of living. […]

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5qs

by Bob Logan


When I was in the early stages of pondering the church plant I’m currently working in, my coach asked me a series of five simple questions that, over the course of months, helped me think through what my church plant would look like. I’ll share those with you here, along with how I processed them, […]

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mind

by Steve Sjogren


Have you ever uttered any of these sentences? “I can’t do it!” “That’s way out of my league. I can’t possibly succeed at that.” “I tried that once upon a time, but it didn’t work.” “I always fail at this. Why even bother?” If those voices have rumbled around your head, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, […]

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