• Theodrama 02: Why Did God Create the World? By John Mark Hicks - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 23 hours ago
    Act One: Creation
    Lesson 1: Why Did God Create the World?
    By John Mark Hicks

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  • Theodrama 01: Theodrama in Five Acts By John Mark Hicks - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 2 days ago
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  • Jesus' Female Disciples - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 4 days ago
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  • Discipleship Sermon - Shifting Church Paradigms and Culture By Matt Dabbs - Duration: 25 minutes.

    • 1 week ago
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  • Loving God With All Your Mind - How my Obsessive Compulsive Father Trained me For Ministry - Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes.

    • 1 week ago
    If I had one talk to give to my fellowship (Churches of Christ) this would be the one. I hope you will take some time to work through it and consider what is taught.

    What are emotional systems and...
  • A Vision for Spiritually Minded Leadership - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Here are two resources that I have found helpful in forming my thoughts on this topic:

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  • An Encouragement to Codependent Ministers - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 3 weeks ago
    I have personally struggled with codependency for a number of years. This isn't untypical at all for ministers. We often take on other people's issues and enmesh their emotions with ours. This can ...
  • Changing Church of Christ Leadership Culture - Codependency - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 3 weeks ago
    Many of the unhealthy characteristics in church culture and leadership reflect an underlying codependency that is detrimental to the healthiness of our churches. It is important we understand codep...
  • Changing Church of Christ Leadership Culture - Identifying the Issues - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    We typically go to the Bible to see who gets to be an elder but not for what an elder is actually supposed to do. Instead many opted for a business model of leadership that is poisonous to the chur...
  • "Autopsy of a Deceased Church" by Thom Rainer - Review and Application to Churches of Christ - Duration: 9 minutes, 1 second.

    • 1 month ago
    Thom Rainer's 2014 book "Autopsy of a Deceased Church" gives remarkable insights into the signs and symptoms of churches that are on their way to closing the doors. I review his 10 signs and make a...
  • 10 Paradigm Shifts for Churches of Christ - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    In light of the previous video on the decline of Churches of Christ, here are ten paradigm shifts for a healthier future. It is important we talk about solutions and paths forward. I hope you find ...
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  • Ben Brinkerhoff // Genesis - Duration: 26 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    Ben Brinkerhoff : Genesis
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    • 5 years ago
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    Video Timeline:
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  • Conversations on Leadership Trailer - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
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    • 6 years ago
    Take a tour of Lipscomb's campus.
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    • 6 years ago
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    HCC's mission is to transform the lives of young Christ
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  • Churches of Christ in Decline: The Factors Involved and the Opportunity Ahead - Duration: 9 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    While we may not like change, some changes are unavoidable. The perfect storm is brewing, a combination of factors that we need to be aware of and address proactively. I believe these factors will ...
  • Does God Speak to Us Today? Dreams - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    You hear people claim God told them something. I am usually skeptical when I hear that. Maybe you are too. People often abuse that to give themselves some extra level of authority or to get their w...
  • 10 Tips for Creating Content - It Takes Work but Not Like What You Think - Duration: 8 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    These tips come from a dozen years of regular writing over 4000 articles:

    1 - Leverage your time
    2 - Start writing publicly (try a blog)
    3 - Find your voice
    4 - Focus on your passion
    5 - Learn to ...
  • The Most Important Question to ask A Visitor at Church - Duration: 4 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
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  • Jesus' Critical Question for Unhealthy Church Culture - Duration: 4 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    If we cannot answer this in the affirmative then we aren't able to address our issues or get the help we need to move ahead. The truth is, some of us want to be stuck because we know that unhealthy...
  • What is the Priesthood of All Believers? What If We Actually Practiced It? - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    If our churches could embrace this doctrine from 1 Peter 2:9, rather than use it as a "gotcha" against others we could impact this world in an unbelievable way. Let us assess our gifts and resource...
  • How to Take Notes In Your Bible Margin - Duration: 64 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
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    • 1 month ago
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  • Discipleship and Fasting - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
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    • 1 month ago
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  • How to Study the Bible Example - Parable of the Sower - Duration: 4 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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    2 - Interpretation: What does it mean?
    3 -...
  • How to Study the Bible Effectively - Duration: 6 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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  • Is the Great Commission for Us Today? - Duration: 9 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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    • 6 months ago
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