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Eddie Long Mega Church Pastor Die

Eddie Long, the flamboyant megachurch pastor whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died. He was 63.

Long died Sunday after battling cancer, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, said in a statement to multiple media outlets. 275 more words

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SELECTED, CHOSEN AND BLESSED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT

I feel it, he was thinking. I do indeed truly feel it.
Whatever people said and thought about him, however the heathen raged, this was the very inescapable “why” of why he was in the world and why he had been raised up from a life of poverty and physical abuse to the wealth of mighty kings ten times over.

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Church planting creating "A Brave New World"

In his 1931 work “A Brave New World”, Aldous Huxley envisioned a world that has had more than a few prophetic impacts for us today. From agriculture, population growth, the new iteration of the nuclear family and more. 1,449 more words

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Death Throes

So I haven’t said much since the election, but now I just gotta make an observation.

When Trump was elected I was shocked enough just by the fact he got as far as he did and got elected. 464 more words

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The Bait and Switch of Leadership

Every year my associate pastor and I travel to southern California for a leadership conference. We get to hear from some of the best leaders and speakers from around the country on topics ranging from vision casting to team building, story telling (marketing) to orchestration. 1,225 more words

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Lonna’s Lines, Strange News from around the World (Issue 7, "The Problem with Big Churches & Big Bucks, Part 1")

Not many people can say that they’ve visited the biggest church in America and the biggest church in the world.  I went to both of these, not as a welcomed speaker or acclaimed, best-selling author, but as a traveler needing a place to sleep. 977 more words

Homelessness

Venting and Mega Churches

So I saw this post on Facebook today that got me heated, but I chose not to respond because I’m not about losing my temper on social media … Been there. 695 more words

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