An Enemy of God Who Had the Skill Set to Plant...

On the road to Damascus, Paul had an encounter with Jesus and experienced a radical transformation in his life (Acts 9: 1-28). His view...

Jesus Style: The Doable Jesus

When we bring God’s kindness in practical ways, we imitate Jesus, and the same effects follow us. The question I posed to her was simple...

Fun, Outward, and Lean – Outreach on Budget

https://youtu.be/4M_bhAQMOCs You are only limited by your imagination. Learn to make outreach fun, outward, and lean!

“Adding Value” Brings the Kingdom

Did you ever think about church planting as a result of simply giving people the dignity and value God has given them by sending...

Outreach In The Age of CV-19

This may be a time of world crisis, yet for those who have “ears to hear,” we have reason to rejoice in the open...

Missionary Identity

As Christians, I believe we should always be more driven by our missionary identity than we are by our national identity, our political identity,...

12 Things Your Church Needs to Know…By The Time It’s 12...

Here are 12 Things Your Church Needs to Know…By The Time It’s 12 Months Old. These 12 things will help your church be healthy,...

Whimsical Holiness: The Key of Incarnational Life

A few years ago, I wrote about a concept in my book The Tangible Kingdom, which I believe is the key to Christian engagement...

The Importance of Kindness

Kindness is defined as the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Affection, gentleness, warmth, concern, and care are words that are associated with...

How Many Churches Did the Apostle Paul Start?

  Some have said that Paul only started 14 churches in his lifetime. If so that is a remarkable thing, but I tend to think...

Make Kindness Great Again (Clean the Toilets Tour)

You say you’ve never seen a 16′ tall inflated toilet?  Me neither… Why? Let’s face it — the world is in desperate need of the healing...

“Working With Other Churches”

In the years we have been doing outreach—lots of years now—we have consistently seen that the most powerful moments have come when several churches...

Mistakes I Hope to Make In 2020

Sometimes the best mistakes are premeditated. We can sometimes assume that to lose in any way is a horrible thing that must be avoided...

Do You Really Care about Evangelism? If So, You Need To...

We are likely all familiar with Jonah, who was a prophet of the Lord. Jonah lived during a time of relative prosperity for the nation...

Thank God for “EGRs”

When we started a church in Cincinnati, I had as many as three jobs at once to make ends meet. My favorite was driving...

Tips For Reaching Your Community

All warfare is contingent on the climate, geography, and environmental conditions of the battlefield. This is equally true for spiritual warfare, or as we...

Do The Work Of An Evangelist

Do you have to be an Evangelist to be effective in evangelism? But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of...
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Lean Church Planting

How do you start a church with very little or no funding? We call this "Lean church Planting" :) How can you make a difference...

How to make a difference in your city

Did you know Jesus has a plan for you in the city He has sent you to?  In Luke 8:26-38, a once demon-possessed man is...

Are We Reaching Out or Rearranging the Body of Christ?

Someone sent me a tweet recently that I’ve been thinking about. He asked about mega-churches and if many of the people they attract simply...