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Jun 25, 2016
Evangelism

Gospel-Centered Evangelism for a Multiethnic World

So what does high-definition evangelism look like?
Gospel-Centered Evangelism for a Multiethnic World

The vast majority of local churches in America are not growing.

This should break our hearts. This statistic means that more and more people in America don’t know the redemptive power of Jesus Christ. This fact will increase divorce, addiction, injustice, greed, sexual ...

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Jun 24, 2016
Evangelism

The Nations Have Come to Our Cities

We cannot overlook the influx of "the nations" ready for the gospel.
The Nations Have Come to Our Cities

Our first public service for Church of the Beloved launched on a cold Saturday afternoon in the diverse Near West Side of Chicago, surrounded by different African American, Mexican, Chinese, even historically Italian neighborhoods. Within walking distance is the University of ...

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Jun 24, 2016
Weekend Edition

Weekend Edition—June 24, 2016

Church members, Stats, Singing Scripture, Church Signs, and more!
Weekend Edition—June 24, 2016

Five Reasons It Is So Painful For A Pastor To Lose A Church MemberThom Rainer

If you are a pastor who hasn’t suffered this pain, you will.

Singing Scripture is really good for youAaron Armstrong

And the psalms are a great example of it.

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Jun 21, 2016
Denominations

The Future of the SBC—Local Associations

Associations have a chance to demonstrate their value to local churches.
The Future of the SBC—Local Associations
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As geographic concerns lessen through the use of technology, churches are forming networking partnerships that unite churches around theological and missiological concerns.

That’s generally called associationalism.

These networks did not, and could not, exist 20 years ago—due ...

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Jun 20, 2016
Denominations

Some SBC Reflections—a Short Series

The 2016 SBC annual meeting saw a lot of good.
Some SBC Reflections—a Short Series
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The SBC annual meeting is the human equivalent of a potluck dinner. A unique assemblage of small and large church pastors, deacons, heads of local church WMUs, bi-vocational pastors, seminary professors, mission board presidents, and “everyman” church members, with ...

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Jun 18, 2016
Seminars

Saturday is for Seminars—and Preaching in Chicago Area Churches

Here are four churches I'll be preaching at soon.
Saturday is for Seminars—and Preaching in Chicago Area Churches

Now that we are Chicago bound, it means a new weekend preaching routine.

I will be an occasional guest speaker at Grace Church when I am in Nashville. (I just preached there this week, and the Tennessean had a brief article about my comments concerning #Orlando.)

I will remain ...

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Jun 17, 2016
Weekend Edition

Weekend Edition—June 17, 2016

The SBC and Refugees, Ministering in Disaster, Pastor Mistakes, Church Signs, and more!

Jun 15, 2016
Church

The Dangerous Divide Between Theology and Practicality

An unnecessary divide between theology and methodology is unwise.
The Dangerous Divide Between Theology and Practicality

In many corners of the church today, there’s an unhelpful and unhealthy division between theology and practical ministry. This division is damaging to both the discipline of theology and the practice of ministry because one without the other causes an imbalance.

Part of ...

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Jun 11, 2016
Seminars

Saturday is for Seminars—Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting

If you're coming to the SBC, look me up!
Saturday is for Seminars—Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting

The Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting, June 14-15, 2016—St. Louis

Here’s an excerpt from a recent article I wrote for Baptist Press on evanglism in the SBC:

If you are coming to the SBC, here’s the full list of events.

Wwe’d appreciate your prayers ...

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Jun 10, 2016
Weekend Edition

Weekend Edition—June 10, 2016

Politics, soccer, leadership, church signs and more!
Weekend Edition—June 10, 2016

Politics aren’t Worth Your FriendshipsTrillia Newbell

I second this wholeheartedly.

6 Signs You Are an Easily Distracted LeaderEric Geiger

Pay attention to this and you’ll be a more effective leader.

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Jun 9, 2016
Evangelism

Amplifying Evangelism—Why Preparation for Evangelism Is More Important than Evangelism

As God nurtures us, we are ever ready to share the gospel.
Amplifying Evangelism—Why Preparation for Evangelism Is More Important than Evangelism

Two nights ago, as I was getting kids ready for bed, I received a phone call from a sweet woman who has been a victim of sexual exploitation for years, perhaps decades. I met her in a bar a few years ago and felt an instant bond with her. “Laurie,” her message began, ...

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Jun 8, 2016
Preaching

Seeker Comprehensible Preaching...Without Dumbing Down

Preaching should be both theologically deep—and wide.
Seeker Comprehensible Preaching...Without Dumbing Down

In the modern era there have been a generation of preachers whose approach resembled the self-help inspirational talks of Tony Robbins. You could find titles of sermons such as, “Five Ways to a Better Life,” “Four Steps to Overcoming Fears,” and “Three ...

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Jun 7, 2016
Prayer

Pray Together Sunday

Calling Churches to Prayer on July 10, 2016
Pray Together Sunday
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Will your church participate in Pray Together Sunday and commit to a time of prayer in your worship service on July 10? With a unified voice, we will join together and ask Jesus to reset our hearts and our nation.

Here are a few reasons to take part:

Power of Prayer

Americans are ...

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Jun 6, 2016
Church

3 Church Methods That Need to Change

Church methods have to change for churches to remain effective.
3 Church Methods That Need to Change

In light of modern cultural realities, here are three methodological shifts churches should consider to more effectively make disciples and reach our communities.

Consider scattering over gathering

Why not push more of the functions of church life to the periphery of church, including ...

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Jun 4, 2016
Seminars

Saturday is for Seminars—Disaster Relief Conference

Disaster Relief and Amplify
Saturday is for Seminars—Disaster Relief Conference

Let me share two conferences coming up on the Wheaton College campus this summer!

Caring for the Vulnerable, June 7-10, 2016—Wheaton, IL

Click this link to register for Caring for the Vulnerable Disaster Ministry Conference.

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