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Why Move 2068 Miles?

According to Google Maps, it is 2068 miles from our old house in California to our new home in Minnesota. That. Is. A. Long. Way! 2068 miles…the drive alone sounds exhausting. (And our commute will actually be a bit longer, since our family is taking the scenic route...

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Greetings From Brian Farone

Brothers and Sisters of the NCD, First, I want thank you for a conference we will never forget. We were overwhelmed by your warm welcome, gracious spirit and enthusiastic support. I want to say a special word of thanks to DS Search Team for all they invested in Teri...

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Praise for a Nominee in Answer to Prayer

Over these many months, we have all declared our prayerful dependence upon the Father to raise up a leader to serve the purposes of God for this generation.  We rejoice that Brian Farone has answered God’s call, “Here am I Lord, send me.”  God has been gracious to us,...

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Mobilizing for Outreach

Mobilizing for outreach is as essential at home as it is abroad.  In the developing world, outreach might involve agriculture, clean water, education, medical, dental care, or provision of better nutrition to gain access into any community.  The vital element is to...

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Will Satan Win Because of This?

Last month Dan Moose wrote a post on spiritual warfare.  In connection with that theme, consider afresh these excerpts from a familiar incident in the life of Jesus (Mark 9:17, 17, 28, 29 NIV): A man in the crowd answered, “Teacher, I brought you my son, who is...

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Spiritual Warfare in Our Future Together

Spiritual warfare is a fact of life for followers of Jesus.  We may differ about how we specifically engage in that warfare, but we all agree that we are in a spiritual battle.  As we look ahead to the future of our district, we must keep this reality in mind and be...

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Disciple-Making Apprenticeship

Too often we read about disciple-making and talk about disciple-making without following through and engaging in the actual process of disciple-making. I’d like to offer you a resource in developing the skills of someone in your church through a hands-on...

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