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Bivocational Ministry as an Evangelism Opportunity
One-third of American pastors are bivocational.
them' mentality. This, in turn, invariably bleeds into their preaching and leading, further isolating the church from effective evangelism and community outreach.
Serving as the Regional Director for Lausanne North America
The Lausanne Movement connects and mobilizes evangelical leaders to collaborate for world evangelization.
Stetzer is a contributing editor for Christianity Today, a columnist for Outreach magazine, and is frequently cited or interviewed in news outlets such as USAToday and CNN.
How Do We Get at Effective Outreach?
As the mission field changes, churches will change.
How Do We Get at Effective Outreach? How Do We Get at Effective Outreach? As the mission field changes, churches will change. I frequently get asked about the future of outreach.
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Seven Things That Every Pastor Should Know About Social Media and Websites
Opportunities for outreach and evangelism abound if a church can manage these well.
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Opportunities for outreach and evangelism abound if a church can manage these well. Opportunities for outreach and evangelism abound if a church can manage these well.
Breaking Church-Growth Barriers: Build A Bigger Leadership Table
Making disciples and exerting cultural influence.
Aug 14, 2017. outreach, leadership. Breaking Church-Growth Barriers: Build A Bigger Leadership Table. This article originally appeared in Outreach Magazine.
The Biblical Call for Justice: Mass Incarceration and the Role of the Church
America locks up more of its citizens than any other nation.
Heather Rice-Minus serves as vice president of government affairs at Prison Fellowship, the nation's largest outreach to prisoners, former prisoners, and their families.
Love2020: Q&A with Paul Cedar & Kathy Branzell
Love the Lord your God ... Love your neighbor ...
their neighbors. Why is love so important to the LOVE2020 evangelistic outreach? Paul Cedar: Love is at the very heart of the LOVE2020 Movement. It
30 Day Infusions to Be Better Followers of Christ
30 days and four essential practices
Spend time cheering each other on and challenging each other to be faithful, bold, and strategic in personal and church outreach. What outreach activities can you engage in together?
Effective Partnering: The Church and Cross-Cultural Worker On-Task Together
A good church-field partnership takes work and lots of communication.
nations. Initial steps might include a sermon series, a missional book or study, local outreach to internationals, or hosting a cross-cultural worker. The
Outreach and Evangelism: What Works Today?Subscriber Access Only
When traditional outreach misses the audience and "evangelism" becomes a dirty word, how can we share the Good News?
Invite response. No matter how our outreach methods develop, one thing stays the same. Kevin Palau reminds us that "We cannot declare the gospel without using words.
Stand and Share: My Interview with Outreach Magazine
The Decline of Christian Evangelism … and What We Can Do About It
Dec 12, 2016. evangelism, church planting. Stand and Share: My Interview with Outreach Magazine. Stand and Share: My Interview with Outreach Magazine.
Healing Victims of Human Trafficking: A Long, Slow Road to Transformation
When we give our lives to the service of others, THEY will change US.
streets of Chicago. It was 2011 when I participated in street outreach and met women and girls who were being forced to sell their bodies. It changed
(Im)Possible: One-on-One with Lon Allison about His New Book on Evangelism
Chicagoland pastor encourages believers to Prayer-Care-Share.
Life. Lon serves as Pastor of Teaching and Outreach at Wheaton Bible Church in West Chicago, Illinois. Ed: Lon, why did you write (Im)Possible? Lon
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
organizations. The sending of many refugees affords us access to a new ministry outreach field formerly closed to the Church in the United States. While
How to Welcome New Neighbors and Invite Them to Church at the Same Time
Invite new neighbors to church!
Feb 10, 2017. welcome, outreach, hospitality. How to Welcome New Neighbors and Invite Them to Church at the Same Time. How to Welcome New Neighbors
Seven Evangelism Environments Artists Create
How the church can leverage the arts for evangelism.
evangelism. Want to learn more about the creative arts & evangelism? Are you an artist looking to increasingly use your passion for gospel outreach? Are
Women in China’s House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge
Chinese pastors’ wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
believers without a robust understanding of grace. Marriages, too, are part of the movement's ministry outreach. Two years ago, the American pastor
Is Orality Really Effective in Sharing the Gospel?
o·ral·i·ty: the quality of being spoken or verbally communicated
orality training workshops and using orality on mission trips in Asia, Africa, and Central America, a church in the Midwest is now using these methods in their outreach to immigrant
Toward a National Renewal of Evangelism through the Local Church in Our Day
Americans are far more open to the gospel than you may imagine
They then keep each other accountable and inspired for personal outreach through an every 30-day check-in, which includes an opportunity to tell stories of spiritual conversations.
Never on Pause
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
for me. I'm in my first year as a stay-at-home mom, homeschooling my children. Prior to this role, I served as the director of outreach for a church. In that
The Truth about Suicide
The Truth about Suicide
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.
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