2021 has not been an easy year for ministers to navigate. But I’m in awe of the way I’ve watched you do it. I can honestly say I have nothing but admiration for our pastors and leaders. Here at Venture Church Network, you are my heroes. I encourage you this year, amidst the madness and…

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In one this month’s vlogs, President David Whitaker shares his thoughts on encouraging one another. Listen to how exhortation is a valuable part of our core value, being relationally committed, and contact someone you know to encourage them! God bless.

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  One of our values at Venture Church Network is being relationally committed, something we believe is important to the body of Christ. I’d love to share my story of the time I got to experience what being relationally committed meant. I currently pastor at Desert Springs Community Church in Goodyear, Arizona. This church was…

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  One of our passions at Venture Church Network is to equip and empower the next generation of young people to not only love Jesus but spread that gospel presence all around their entire community. Northwest Hills Community Church is making this happen through its incredible internship program. Check out what the staff and interns…

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  In Kyle Idleman’s book, “Not a Fan,” there’s a part where Kyle speaks to a father whose daughter had left the faith. The father says to him, “My wife and I were diligent in raising her in church. But we were not in raising her in Jesus.”  It forced me to ask myself, “Have…

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August seems to be a month filled with tragic global news. We’ve seen homes destroyed in Haiti, rocked by an earthquake and rising death count. We’ve been viewing the catastrophe unfold in Afghanistan as many Afghan and American allies attempt to flee from the Taliban. It feels like we can do nothing but sit back…

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Applying the Bible to Every Situation

One of the values that shapes our network is biblical focus. Being biblically focused means we believe the scriptures, God’s word, is our authority for life, godliness, and ministry. Strongly held beliefs and values are no longer abnormal in our world. Many have their own philosophies and explanations on how they view the world, and…

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  Being a part of the Venture Church Network means your church is committed to being biblically focused. Our churches preach the Bible, live our lives according to the Bible, and hang on to the Bible that gives us hope and assurance for the future. All of the Bible is absolute truth, and it doesn’t…

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