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About sdunnpastor

I am the Director of Bridgebuilders Ministries, the Intentional Interim of the Newport PA Church of God, and adjunct professor for Winebrenner Theological Seminary. I am the creator of Bridgebuilders Seminar, helping churches reach their unchurched neighbors.

PRAYER AS A SMOKESCREEN

After a hiatus from writing, we are cranking back up our website as a way to enhance and equip the ministry of evangelism and discipleship in the local church.  Five years ago, Steve Sjogren wrote an important article on prayer … Continue reading

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A SERIOUS PROBLEM WITH ATHEISM–DANCING TO OUR DNA

Modern atheism as expressed by persons such as Stephen Hawkings claims the “high ground” of reason when in reality, it is not reasonable. Nor is the world view presented by atheism affirming to the human spirit or supportive of true … Continue reading

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BE A WITNESS, NOT A JUDGE

Todd Rhoades recently shared this post in his blog.  We welcome your comments. – STEVE Be a Witness, Not a Judge  BY TODD RHOADES I think you’ll enjoy a quick excerpt from my friend Mark Wilson’s new book, Purple Fish: A … Continue reading

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THE “5 AWAKENINGS”

The ‘5 Awakenings’ To Help People Find Their Way Back To God Dave Ferguson shares learnings and insight from his new book It has now been 25 years since my wife and I, along with my brother Jon and three … Continue reading

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44 EVANGELISM CONVERSATION STARTERS

From Chris Walker, the Evangelism Coach, comes these thoughts–a great follow-up to our Summit for Evangelism and Discipleship.   Evangelism Questions One of the blogs I read (Gilbert’s Coaching Tips) wrote Questions Leading into Spiritual Conversations and complied the following … Continue reading

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BAD WAYS TO WITNESS

Great teaching tool from the Skit Guys…..

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3 KEYS TO IMPACTING YOUR KIDS

FROM DALE HUDSON COMES THIS THOUGHTFUL, INSTRUCTIVE VIDEO  

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EVANGELISM – THE PIECE WE OFTEN MISS

REBLOGGED FROM CHURCH PLANTS By Bob Coy There’s a side to evangelism we all understand. It’s the side where, by the Holy Spirit’s power, we proudly and plainly proclaim the gospel message. We open our mouths and share the words … Continue reading

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TWO BIG REASONS EVANGELISM ISN’T WORKING

Jonathan Dodson, writing on ChurchLeaders.Com shares an indictment that we should reflect on if we committed to making more disciples. – STEVE BY JONATHAN DODSON One in five Americans don’t believe in a deity. Less than half of the population … Continue reading

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A PICTURE OF HEALTHY DISCIPLESHIP

reblogged from Shane Lovejoy   I discipled my daughter this morning. Not about Jesus; about oranges. In our household these days, we are trying to eat a little healthier. After finishing her cereal this morning, my 12 yr old Hannah … Continue reading

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