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Winter 2012: The Outreach Issue

volume 33, Issue 1
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From The Editor

In Search of "Biblical Symmetry"

In Search of "Biblical Symmetry"Subscriber Access Only

A faithful witness requires service and evangelism.

Theme

The Soul of Steve Jobs

The Soul of Steve Jobs

What would it have taken to reach the Apple founder's core?
Six Reasons Young People Leave the Church

Six Reasons Young People Leave the Church

Barna President David Kinnaman examines the trend.
Transforming Service
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Transforming Service

How do your service efforts introduce people to Jesus?
    Rod and Reel, or Net?

    Rod and Reel, or Net?Subscriber Access Only

    What it means to catch in community.
    Know Your Neighbors?

    Know Your Neighbors?

    A simple tool is helping churches in Arvada, Colorado, know and love their neighbors.
    Acting Like Jesus

    Acting Like JesusSubscriber Access Only

    An unlikely theatrical role enabled me to connect with unbelievers.
    View from the Second Story

    View from the Second Story

    Community partnerships are bringing transformation to unlikely places.
    Road to Recovery

    Road to Recovery

    How one church was transformed by reaching out to neighbors with addictions.
    Shedding Lethargy

    Shedding LethargySubscriber Access Only

    What it takes to move people from complacency to follow Christ.
    Outlooks on Outreach

    Outlooks on OutreachSubscriber Access Only

    Can one church handle two generations' attitudes toward evangelism and service?

    PARSE

    Great Humility

    Great HumilitySubscriber Access Only

    The power of a neglected virtue
    I (Finally) Do

    I (Finally) DoSubscriber Access Only

    Cohabitating couples treated to free church wedding.
    How Will They Hear?

    How Will They Hear?Subscriber Access Only

    A surprising way to spread the word about your church.
    Facebook vs. FaceTime

    Facebook vs. FaceTimeSubscriber Access Only

    Why do you use social media?

    Commentary

    The Gospel in Contexts

    The Gospel in ContextsSubscriber Access Only

    Religious and secular audiences require very different approaches.
    Love Needs No Justification

    Love Needs No JustificationSubscriber Access Only

    John Stott's writings clarify the relationship between evangelism and social justice.

    Toolkit

    A 'Move' in the Right Direction

    A 'Move' in the Right DirectionSubscriber Access Only

    A new book takes a closer look at how churches foster spiritual growth.
    Your Toughest Audience

    Your Toughest AudienceSubscriber Access Only

    Preaching to Yourself
    The Hardest Sermons and Other Resources

    The Hardest Sermons and Other ResourcesSubscriber Access Only

    Leadership Reviews

    Bonus Articles

    The 2011 Leadership Book Awards

    The 2011 Leadership Book AwardsSubscriber Access Only

    We highly recommend these titles as you strive to develop your leadership gifts.
    The Fall

    The FallSubscriber Access Only

    How a near-fatal climbing accident forced me to rethink ministry--and the rest of my life.
    Epic Fail

    Epic FailSubscriber Access Only

    How can pastors be encouraged to embrace their failures and redefine ministry success?
    Ministry Meltdown

    Ministry Meltdown

    When ministry turns you into a monster, the answer is not to suck it up and work harder.

    Cartoons

    Building Bridges

    Building Bridges

    Pastoral Search Committee

    Pastoral Search Committee

    Game Night

    Game Night

    Congregation's Usefulness

    Congregation's Usefulness

    Coffee Therapy

    Coffee Therapy

    Transformation

    Transformation

    All Articles

    Shedding Lethargy

    Shedding LethargySubscriber Access Only

    What it takes to move people from complacency to follow Christ.
    Outlooks on Outreach

    Outlooks on OutreachSubscriber Access Only

    Can one church handle two generations' attitudes toward evangelism and service?
    Reader's Pick
    To Keep Dreaming

    To Keep Dreaming

    A pastor's questions for a veteran evangelist.
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