Weekend Edition - September 8, 2016
Rural America and Trump, evangelism, small groups, a couple of creative church signs, and more.
a reason. When it comes to our witness lives, there is great wisdom in this. Listening and asking good questions precedes giving gospel words. In a conversation
Pew: More Sermons Endorse Clinton
Fewer pastors are politically engaged this election; fewer still are speaking for Trump from the pulpit.
of the so-called conservative leaders who have been elected by evangelicals, none of them thought to advocate for the repeal of the Johnson amendment, giving evangelical leaders
God in Our Midst
There is a pervasive consumerism in the church today.
them. The Lord blesses the first couple, giving them access to his unmediated presence and a global commission to fill the earth with worshipers. Tragically
Don’t Be the Bottleneck
Effective lead pastors must learn how to lead larger.
skills. Giving up the ministry means you'll need to learn to delegate and even allow others to fail. Are you the bottleneck in your church's growth? Take
When Tithing Comes With a Money-Back Guarantee
How did churches like NewSpring and Life.Church get thousands of Christians to start giving? By offering a refund if God isn't faithful.
How did churches like NewSpring and Life.Church get thousands of Christians to start giving? By offering a refund if God isn't faithful. When Tithing Comes
Where Evangelicals Stand on Transgender Morality
LifeWay Research looks at how Americans feel about changing genders.
director Scott McConnell. “A majority of Americans reject the view of a creator giving them a gender that shouldn't be changed,” he said. “We freely change
Can Evangelism Emerge From The Next Generation?
It’s time to stop expecting millennials to show apathy to the call of evangelism, and train them to rise up to the call.
Generation Distinct is equipping the next generation to rediscover the person of Jesus Christ, and giving them the tools to show the world we are ready and prepared to stand up and
Leadership Legacies: Why Character Trumps All
Good leaders are known for leading, encouraging, and caring for those in their organization.
love. Some may be wondering whether I am giving too short shrift to things like strategic insight, visionary planning, and spellbinding oratory. Perhaps
Why You Should Use Stats in Ministry
Facts are our friends, and so are stats.
it. Statistics Help Leaders Make Strategic Decisions. The first use of statistics helps us define reality by giving us a bases and foundation. The second