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Renewing Your Church: Recalibrating Your Vision to Create Sustainability
I narrowed the process of church recalibration down to four phases.
One-on-One with Mike Burnette, Pastor of America’s Fastest Growing Church
"God will grow the church when he chooses to grow it."
Think Bigger: Why “How Do I Get Our Church To Grow?” Is The Wrong Question
I’m grateful for the church growth movement. But I want more.
Francis Chan: Stop Treating the Book of Acts Like HyperboleSubscriber Access Only
The former megachurch pastor asks today’s churches to measure their practices against the New Testament standard.
‘What Should I Do to Become a Pastor?’
I work for a seminary, but my advice for aspiring ministers doesn’t start there.
The Metrics of Mission: How to Count What Counts
Five examples of kingdom behaviors that should be quantified.
Renewing Your Church: The (Sometimes) Slow and Detailed Process of Revitalization
Turning a country-club-style church into a church on a mission.
Five Necessary Characteristics for a Church Revitalizer
What makes a pastor or a church planter great at what they do is not always the same as what allows a church revitalizer to excel.
Celebrating 50,000 Baptisms – No Matter How Many Churches It Takes
Saddleback Church deserves to be honored for baptizing 50,000 people over the last 38 years. But we should never limit our attention to churches with outsized numbers.
Why We Stopped Taking Attendance At Our Church For A While
Getting more precise numbers wasn’t going to fix the obvious problems or identify the undiscovered ones.
Where Church & Culture Collide—New Churches, Stories, and Many Forms of Gospel Witness
We should plant churches that plant churches, but also help these communities blossom into a life-giving presence in and for their cities.
One-on-One with Joseph D’Souza on GAFCON
Despite the many severe challenges Christians face, the church is growing in India.
So, What Comes After Church Growth?
Characteristics of the Church Growth Movement itself present challenges to church multiplication.
The Biggest Misunderstanding About Small Church Pastors
We don't have a limited vision. Our best contributions to Christ’s kingdom happen to be in a smaller setting.
Renewing Your Church: The Power of Revitalization
There is nothing more exciting than a ministry that demonstrably requires the resurrection power of Jesus Christ from day one.
Where Have All the Church Planters Gone?
What’s the greatest hindrance to effective church planting?
The World Isn’t Looking For a Bigger Church, They Want A Better Church
What people really want from the church are the characteristics the New Testament has always told us the church is supposed to be about.
Renewing Your Church: His Greatness Through Your Willingness
God is using the revitalization of the church to demonstrate his glory.
Is Church Growth The Best Way To Make More Disciples In Your Neighborhood?
In addition to “how can we break through to the next size level?” we need to ask “is bigger really better in this situation?"
A Bright Future Rooted in a Distant Past
As we look forward, our present activity must be rooted in God’s kingdom work throughout redemptive history.
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Lessons from Evangelicalism’s PR Guru
Lessons from Evangelicalism’s PR Guru
Mark DeMoss represented Christian organizations through highs and lows, but we’re all tasked with representing Christ.
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