Dudley's Blog

When There’s Too Much to Say

From time to time, I will take a break from social media, knowing there are many important issues to discuss every week. Honestly, there are times when it’s too much—too many topics on which to voice opinions and concerns. As a pastor, I always have to pray and ask God whether or not I ought to comment on every political, social, and tragic story that hits the news. There are times I want to, but…

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Diversity in the Church: Christ’s Love for All

One way that Christians can demonstrate their love for Christ is by how they love people—all kinds of people.  Not just those who look like us or speak our language, but also those who come from different social and cultural backgrounds.  According to Ed Stetzer, a Christian pastor and researcher, diverse churches remain rare.  He wrote, “Everybody wants diversity, but many don’t want to be around people who are different.” The early Christian churches were…

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What is the Value of One Soul?

What is one soul worth to God? To truly understand the answer to this question helps us push past our fear of sharing our faith with others.  If we could begin to see every person we come across as an invaluable soul with an eternal destiny, it would change everything. Billy Graham once wrote, “The soul longs for God. Down deep inside every person’s heart is a cry for something, but he doesn’t quite know…

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Five Qualities of a Soul Winner

If there’s someone in your life with whom you’ve been wanting to share your faith, you might be held back by the thought that you need to be a Bible scholar, charismatic, extroverted, or extraordinarily brave or articulate. God doesn’t necessarily want you to be any of those things. Instead, He looks for these five qualities in a person so that, through them, God can bring the Gospel of His Son Jesus Christ to others:…

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