Author Archives: Brent Kimball

Biblical Eldership

It is now 2016! People tend to think about what really matters to them and establish some goals and new direction at the beginning of a New Year. At LifePoint Church we are doing that as a leadership team. This … Continue reading

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Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?

The Muslim religion is prominent in American culture. Islam is in the American news cycle daily. Currently there are 1.5 billion Muslims in the world and Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion.[1] Yet, many followers of Christ are uninformed … Continue reading

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A Plan for the Financial Plan

The Financial Plan (a.k.a. The Budget) is one of the most important documents that a church leadership team produces in a giving year. In studying a church’s Financial Plan it is easy to tell what their vision and priorities are. … Continue reading

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A Plan for Annual Planning

Last month I wrote on the importance of church leadership truly having a grasp on the Why, What, and How of the church; that is the Mission, Vision, and Strategies of the church. You can get a quick refresher at … Continue reading

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The Misty Realms of Theory

Like people, organizations need to know why they exist, or they drift through life unanchored and tossed about. Some organizations have to search high and low to try and figure out why they are; not so the church. The church … Continue reading

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The Bucket List

The concept of a bucket list is pretty well known. It is a list of experiences or achievements that a person seeks to fulfill before they kick the bucket.[1] There was a movie made a few years ago staring Jack … Continue reading

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Be a Friend

Friendships are directly connected to our quality of life. If we have good healthy friendships our quality of life is greatly improved than if we don’t. Because of this, friendships are intensely important to the Lord our God. 1 Samuel … Continue reading

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