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Why Not Try This – Using Your Faith to Overcome Darkness: A Suicide Toolkit

by Jennifer Scott Source: NAD Ministerial Suicide is the leading cause of death for those dealing with serious mental illness such as depression or anxiety, with one in 10 committing suicide due to poor mental health. Many people think of … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Raising Money for Worthy Students

by Dustin Serns, Pastor of the Port Orchard Seventh-day Adventist Church “How are we going to raise $40,000 for worthy students this year?” The amount was more than double what we needed last year. Our Adventist elementary school was growing rapidly … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Shaping Culture for Mission in 2019 and Beyond

by Ben Lundquist, Director of Young Adult Ministries for the Oregon Conference Recently I have been obsessed with building church culture. I’ll get to the reason why in just a moment. Google the phrase “church culture” and your search will … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Climate Control

Last week during the worship service at my church on Sabbath, I was freezing. I wore my heavy winter coat during the entire service and still had goosebumps. There is a problem, in that I’m always cold and many others … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Strategies for the Alleviation of Stressors in Pastors’ Families

Pastors and their families are facing levels of stress that are simply not sustainable for a healthy life and ministry over the long-haul. Expectations are made, the bar is set high and many have a difficult time keeping up with … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Returning Good for Evil

by Bill Roberts, Ministerial Director for the Washington Conference Source: NAD Ministerial There was a German Village where a man and his wife learned to worship on the Sabbath.  The rest of the village didn’t like it.  There was pressure … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Church Announcements From New Platforms

Take your regular rolling announcements from the sanctuary screen each Sabbath and share them with a wider audience through your favorite social media platforms! Read More

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Why Not Try This? – Having Influence

by Gordon Bietz Source: NAD Ministerial It was my first church where I was the senior pastor and the 7th and 8th grade teacher was for a reason that I can’t now recall needed to be gone and I was asked … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – Welcoming Newcomers into Your Church

by Kumar Dixit Source: NAD Ministerial When I walked into the sanctuary, I darted toward my “regular” row that my family has been sitting in for years. But on this particular Sabbath, the space had already been occupied by visitors. … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? – If Evangelism Doesn’t Work, What Works?

by Jose Cortes, Jr. Source: NAD Ministerial A frustrated pastor called me not long ago, he was crying and said, “my church board just voted another Evangelistic Meeting for this year, just like we did last year, $20,000.00 to pay … Continue reading

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