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Gary’s New Book Introduction: Part 3

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Putting it all together & an invitation I thank God for my varied and unique experiences in life and ministry. I have experiences most other pastors haven’t had. I have a unique perspective on government, American life, and culture. My experiences have led me to a stark conclusion. If we are going to make a…

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Gary’s New Book Introduction: Part 2

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I believe our stories are important. In Part Two, I share mine. My story – a little about myself I was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on July 3, 1959. I have lived in Georgia for most of my life. Currently, my wife, Cindy, and I live in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. We moved to north Idaho…

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Gary’s New Book Introduction: Part 1

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The Gospel, Discipleship, and The Church in America – Let’s Chat An Introduction and An Invitation – Note: I hope to have the book out by this fall. Here’s the first of three parts of the Introduction I have a concern about the condition of the gospel, discipleship and the Church in America. There, I…

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In America, is the Gospel Still the Gospel? Matthew 16:13-20

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In America, as a rule, I am fearful that the gospel has become “popularized” – tainted and, in some ways, lost. This is in its presentation and demonstration. I believe that, as congregations, and as individuals, we, Christian Americans have not represented Christ clearly to the world. A new Pew study says that “Four in…

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The Long Over-Due Discussion on the American Church

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I am concerned about the state of the modern church in America. Disclaimer: Before I begin this article, I want to be clear that I believe in the priesthood of the believer, meaning believers have direct access to God through the power of the Holy Spirit (Hebrews 7:23-28) – I believe God speaks to all…

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Hydaburg – Mission Accomplished, Foundation Laid

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Our first trip to Hydaburg was about learning, listening and building relationships for future ministry. Building a relationship is always the first step in earning the right to be heard in someone’s life. The people of Hydaburg were open and friendly. Their hospitality was exceptional. And the food – oh the food – was amazing. They…

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Discipleship – The Way Jesus Did It

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Chew on this: Are you doing discipleship the way Jesus did it? In your discipleship training program, are you getting the results Jesus got? The modern church embraces the message of our Savior, with a few doctrinal differences thrown in the mix. On the other hand, the methodology that Jesus and the Apostle Paul employed…

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Fall Missions Conference – Saturday, November 18, 2017

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  We, at Reach America, are excited about hosting our first, ever, Missions Conference on Saturday, November 8th. We are adopting an island as a Mission Point in SE Alaska – Prince of Wales! Our theme is: “To the Ends of the Earth”. In Acts 1:8, Jesus told His disciples, “But you shall receive power…

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