A Very Broad Mantle

By Kelly Larson (Bishop Creek Community Church, CA) It was nearly a decade ago that my mentor Wally Norling and his wife Betty came to Bishop to be part of my installation at Bishop Creek Community Church, so I was very happy to be at his funeral as we celebrated his installation into eternity with his […]

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Not So Fast!

By Pastors Kelly Larson (Bishop Creek Community Church, CA) Let’s say your church has been progressing nicely. Attendance is growing, and the community is flourishing. In the midst of this growth, your team decides that an additional staff person should be brought in to help ease the pressure on other leaders. You start to receive […]

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Your Free Church Hero?

The Network Board is searching for stories! Who is your Free Church hero? We are mainly looking for stories of men and women who are retired from active ministry or who have gone home to the Lord. Who inspired you? Who helped you become the leader you are? Who taught you and showed you what the […]

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We are now The Network!

Many thanks to the MA members who came to the presentation and business meeting last night. It was encouraging to sense the unity and excitement in the room as we remembered our history (check out the new 4 minute video!), focused on our values and looked ahead to our new approach. Here is the presentation if […]

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