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One-on-One with Karl Vaters on ‘Small Church Essentials’
Instead of striving for church growth, I encourage churches and pastors to work on increasing their capacity for effective ministry.
It has renewed an emphasis on outreach, church planting, the value of using accurate metrics, and so much more. But every good thing has unintended consequences.
Why Is Our Church Stagnating, and What Do We Do?
Making sure your church is a loving, welcoming environment that genuinely seeks to share the gospel is a great way to address stagnation and to actively pursue growth.
Welcoming Non-Believers. Sufficient leadership is not a cure-all for stagnation, however. Sometimes, our churches need a greater focus on outreach.
Counseling Across America: Regional Snapshots of What Problems Rank Highest
The stigma that was often attached to pursuing mental wellness is slowly going away—and Americans are increasingly taking charge of their mental health because of it.
regional influence on the types of issues surfacing. Matt Zajechowski is Outreach Manager of Digital Third Coast. Ed Stetzer will be speaking at the national
Why and When You Should Encourage People NOT To Enter Vocational Ministry:
The fact is, we are all called into ministry, sent on mission, and to honor God through our vocation.
And, for those of us who also care about sharing the gospel, we all need to remember that programs are not always the best outreach the church has, but rather, that individuals in the
Some (Recent) History of Church Planting – Two Startup Models
As long as the Kingdom of God is being built, we can be thankful for diversity in approaches.
into the mission stage. You develop various ministries and outreach opportunities, and eventually you become an established church. This is the way
Reflections on the Megachurch
Making and growing disciples is more important than butts in seats.
Feb 2, 2018. outreach, megachurch, engagement. Reflections on the Megachurch. |. Ed Stetzer. 0; tweet; share; email; print. This article originally appeared in Outreach Magazine.
Responding to Moral Failure in Church Leaders
Christians and church leaders must listen, address real issues, take action, and bring judgment.
Kevin Harney is the lead pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, California, the Founder and Visionary Leader of Organic Outreach Ministries International, and the author
Live First, Lead Second
Pastors have a significant impact on the evangelistic temperature of their church.
|. Ed Stetzer. Image: Clinton & Charles Robertson / Wikimedia. 0; tweet; share; email; print. This article originally appeared in Outreach Magazine. In outreach, the same principle applies.
Chicagoland Church Planting Alliance Spring 2018 | Chicagoland. Context. Evangelism.
Chicago presents a unique context for evangelism and church planting.
Our panelists include: TANYA FRANKLIN. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF REBORN MINISTRIES. Reborn Ministries is the outreach vehicle of Reborn Community Church.
The Effective Leader: Five Essential Habits
Founder of The 4Sight Group is the latest in an ongoing series.
Maybe it was a sports team in high school. Maybe it was a work team that launched a new product. Perhaps it was a ministry that organized an effective outreach program.
The Power of the Spoken Word [Gospel Life Podcast]
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Both in our personal quiet time, and in our outreach, speaking Scripture aloud can impact us beyond what we can imagine. Subscribe to the Gospel Life podcast on iTunes.
“Family Win” and How Our Churches Care for Each Other and the World
If the whole family doesn’t win, no one wins.
As we've challenged our church to commit to truly being one church, committed to the family win, it has allowed us to pool resources, expanding our outreach and presence in particular
When Church Gets Sidelined by Youth Sports
Pastors need a game plan for discipling over-committed families.
close to home? Well, I preach. I don't have any special programs or outreach initiatives for people who can't make it to our main services. (Maybe I should
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.
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?
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.
Spanning the Great Schism Between Evangelical and Orthodox ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
Efforts to unite Christianity’s branches bear fruit.
Orthodox. Meanwhile, 42 percent of all members said they would increase giving if their parish paid more attention to missions, evangelism, and 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.
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
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?
Outreach and Evangelism: What Works Today? When traditional outreach misses the audience and "evangelism" becomes a dirty word, how can we share the Good News?
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Memorial Day: For What Shall We Live?
Memorial Day: For What Shall We Live?
Whether we wear a uniform or not, we all have sacrificial service to offer.
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