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Bob Buford, Founder of Leadership Network and Halftime, Has Died: He Was a Catalyst that Fostered a Movement
Meet one of the most influential, but least known, church leaders: Bob Buford.
Apr 18, 2018. Church Growth. Bob The Church Growth Movement began to lose its mojo. That's not exactly a scholarly word, but you get the point. After
Why Has It Become Harder To Stock the Church Planter Pipeline?
It’s become more difficult to recruit church planters today compared to the recent past
of different stages where the person is meant to experience growth and development. It's systematic, but it doesn't have to be mechanical or linear. For many church planting networks
The Legacy of a Leader
All of us as leaders will leave behind our legacy someday
Those are some pretty basic church growth techniques. And, it worked. We weren't leading for growth per se, but for who the church would be many years from now.
The Focused Leader: Keeping the Mission as the Ultimate Goal
Missional leaders must cultivate biblically-shaped leadership and the gospel-structured mission.
must seek to assure the mission is continually at the core of the church's focus, even All who are mature disciples of Jesus must take ownership of the comprehensive growth of the
20 Truths from Small Church Essentials
Just because a church is small, doesn’t mean it’s broken.
Small churches drive the growth of the global church. Small churches may be Christianity's most overlooked, underutilized asset, and they're multiplying (pg. 90).
Bill Hybels Resigns from Willow Creek
Megachurch pastor “accelerates” October retirement weeks after former colleagues went public with misconduct allegations.
That movement revolutionized how many evangelical churches operate; it transformed Sunday morning services from times of spiritual growth for church members to outreach events
Five Things that Keep Churches from Change
Being a representative of Christ in a lost world requires change.
Mar 15, 2018. Church Growth. Five Things that Keep Churches from Change. Five Things that Keep Churches from Change. Being a representative of
Faith in Russia: What Does It Mean?
Many Russians, be they Orthodox or Evangelical, will understandably view their homeland with affection, loyalty, and patriotism.
Much of the growth has been in Siberia and the Russian far east, places where Orthodoxy is Used as a movie theatre and film studio, it was reoccupied by the church shortly after the fall
Network Leaders & Hero Makers
Network leaders are distinct from other leaders in their motives, methods, and measurement of success.
“I can find no situation where the church has significantly extended the mission of God, let alone when the church achieved rapid metabolic growth, where apostolic (network) leadership
A Humble Servant with a Simple Message: John Perkins Remembers Billy Graham
Billy Graham's legacy through John Perkins' eyes.
development of our communities, but most importantly we enriched the spiritual growth of each This—making reconciliation the work of the Church—was the deepest significance I saw
Can Multi-Site Work in a Rural Context?
Many churches have embraced a multi-site strategy with a lot of success.
I realize the term excellence is kind of a buzzword that came out of the church growth movement and some people are beginning to grow weary of it.
One on One with Dino Senesi on Sending Well: A Field Guide to Great Church Planter Coaching
Every planter needs a coach because every planter needs a lot of help.
Our vision is for every church planter in North America to have a great coach. When we as coaches stay in our lane, the growth environment around a planter is more fruitful.
One-on-One with the Authors of Participating in God’s Mission: A Theological Missiology for the Church in America
The church, God's mission, and the challenges of a changing culture
America as an example to the rest of the world, the development of endless strategies to help make the church successful—church renewal, church growth, church effectiveness, etc.
Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 1)
Small church pastors should view their congregations as an elite force.
Their pastors seem to be the go-to public figures for speaking invitations, and their model(s) of church growth are extolled as something for all churches to emulate.
The Effective Leader: Five Essential Habits
Founder of The 4Sight Group is the latest in an ongoing series.
Flickr. 0; tweet; share; email; print. Leadership is essential for success in life, church, ministry, and In today's culture, the rate of change and growth is dizzying and the expectation to keep
Video-Driven, Multisite Church Planting in Rural North America
Bringing big church opportunities to small communities
So, take a risk and step out there. Do something for the kingdom, and let the church growth thing take care of itself. I believe the need to reach rural America is massive.
Colombia’s Next President Could Be an Evangelical Woman
Viviane Morales explains why truth and repentance will heal the scarred South American nation more than prison sentences for FARC rebels.
Viviane Morales explains why truth and repentance will heal the scarred South American nation more than prison sentences for FARC rebels.
20 Truths from "God's Country"
Reclaiming God’s kingdom vision for the rural church
Along the way, we'll discover that the growth of the church is ultimately rooted in our own growth as we become more authentically ourselves in Christ. (121).
Pastoral Training Is Changing
It's not a straight path to the pulpit anymore.
Degreed education still has value, but lifelong growth and learning is equally important.”. “They also have to work within the context of a larger church, getting along with both parents
I'm an Evangelical Ecumenist? What Does That Even Mean?
Working with other believers on common issues
and the growth of the kingdom! Let's do this more and more. We can train for evangelism and cooperate in such endeavors as well. And, there are some places (like church planting
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Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
The deeply flawed Old Testament “hero” was set apart for a very specific purpose.
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