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Family Matters

Are you buys? Most people are. The weeks leading up to our print deadline always get pretty intense. We are still learning our new “normal” as we manage the entire Communication Office with two men. We […]

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20th Issue

This issue of the Tribune marks my 20th issue as editor. Wow, how time flies! Probably the most common question I get asked is, “Do you miss being a pastor?” My answer is always the […]

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Men & Ministry

One of my goals when I first became a senior pastor in 2004 was to have a church that attracted men. My problem was I had no idea how to do that. In youth ministry, […]

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by Randy Harp If one word summarizes the BBFI more than any other, it is missions. This is true for missionaries, pastors, and church members. This is true for 60-year-old churches as well as church […]

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Six hours one Friday

by Randy Harp One of my favorite Easter devotional books is Max Lucado’s Six Hours One Friday: Anchoring to the Power of the Cross. In it, he writes, Six hours on one Friday. Six hours […]

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by Randy Harp Sin! We know it is all around us but it is not a subject most people, including myself, enjoy talking about. When I first mentioned to the team here at the Tribune […]

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by Randy Harp I will never forget my sixth-grade Little League baseball coach, but not for a good reason. That year, I missed making the travel all-star team by one vote.

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Happy New Year

by Randy Harp Happy New Year! For many, a new year is a fresh start or reboot. It is a time for resolutions and goals. It is a time to reflect on the past year […]

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Merry Christmas

by Randy Harp Merry Christmas! As the song states, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Yes, there is some stress that goes along with the season, but to many, it is still their […]