Outreach and Evangelism

2 Winter Kindness Outreach Ideas

COFFEE/HOT CHOCOLATE/CAPPUCCINO GIVEAWAY COFFEE, CAPPUCCINO, AND GOOD HOT CHOCOLATE are all the rage these days; so wherever the chance presents itself, bring it to...

Plod Forward

I’ve gone to a number of church planting conferences that feature plenary speakers who lead large churches who “planted” and “succeeded” in a big...

In Light of the New Catholic Pope

I belong to the third largest denomination in America – former Roman Catholics.  We RCs are hard nuts to crack.  Ask anyone planting in...

The Ideal-Sized Congregation? Try 500!

Great churches come in a variety of sizes, very large ones, medium-sized ones and smaller ones. Some are frustrated with the mega church scene in...

Multiplying Movements

As you coach and develop more leaders, your ministry organization grows. This reality often creates challenges for leaders. They quickly find that what they’ve...

Incarnational vs. Missional Church Planting

The missional emphasis in church planting moves Christ’s church in a good direction. The reason is that it’s most biblical, and that should be the...
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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...

The Greatest Form of Evangelism?

Years ago, studies circulated that showed that new churches tended to be more evangelistic than older, more established ones. The axiom followed, "The greatest...

Stay the Course: Keeping a Church Evangelistically Focused after the Launch

The marathon comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger who was sent from the Battle of Marathon to Athens—26 miles away—to inform the Greeks...

“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...

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...

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,...

Build A True “War Room”

When I first heard the term "War Room" I instantly liked it. The thinking is that as we make war, and as the dust...

Five Reasons Churches Don’t Get Involved In Church Planting

Many tend to think that planting a church is something that only a select few congregations can do. The rational for avoiding the conversation...

Why Has Evangelism Declined? 7 Reasons

As an integral prioritist (my phrase), I believe both mission and evangelism are important for both individual followers of Christ and to churches, but...

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...

12 Things Your Church Needs to Know…

...by the time it’s 12 months old Don’t take yourselves too seriously You are important to God. Isn’t it enough to know that without the need...

Living An Outward Focused Life

I believe everyone can learn to create God Space. What is God Space? God Space is a space which we create by faith. God Space is...

Generosity Is The New Evangelism

The truth is that God doesn’t need our money, but He knows that our orientation toward money reflects our obedience to the Lordship of...

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...