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preaching article 94 Servant Evangelism Ideas for Your Church
94 Servant Evangelism Ideas for Your Church
Shared By: Steve Sjogren on August 19, 2011
Summary: Servant evangelism wins the heart before it confronts the mind. A small act of kindness nudges a person closer to God, often in a profound way, as it bypasses one's mental defenses.
preaching article 10 Reasons Small Churches Tend to Stay Small
10 Reasons Small Churches Tend to Stay Small
Shared By: Joe McKeever on February 15, 2010
Summary: After working for years among hundreds of small congregations, Joe McKeever speaks to the subtle growth barriers that tend to go unnoticed or unaddressed in stagnant churches.
preaching article 5 Things God Never Said
5 Things God Never Said
Shared By: Larry Moyer on March 8, 2010
Summary: Larry Moyer advises pastors to beware of five misconceptions of God’s Word that can adversely affect our outreach to non-Christians.
preaching article Eight Ideas for Reaping the Fruit of Your Vacation Bible School
Eight Ideas for Reaping the Fruit of Your Vacation Bible School
Shared By: Hal Seed on June 4, 2010
Summary: Hal Seed helps pastors and church leaders measure the success of their children’s ministry outreach events and retain unchurched families as a result.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article The Radical Experiment: One Year to a Church Turned Upside Down
The Radical Experiment: One Year to a Church Turned Upside Down
Shared By: David Platt on October 18, 2010
Summary: David Platt dares pastors and their congregations to take a leap of faith and test the claims contained in the gospel.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38
preaching article 5 Tips for Leading the Commuter Generation
5 Tips for Leading the Commuter Generation
Shared By: Rick Ezell on August 24, 2011
Summary: Following Jesus can never be done in a hurry. It is not a hundred yard dash. If we want to follow someone, we can’t go faster than the one who is leading.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 4:6
preaching article 3 Simple Questions for Better Church Outreach
3 Simple Questions for Better Church Outreach
Shared By: Kevin Harney on August 25, 2011
Summary: Only when a church grafts evangelistic passion onto every ministry will outreach become more than just another program.
preaching article 4 Leadership Tips from the Outreach 100 Largest & Fastest-Growing Churches
4 Leadership Tips from the Outreach 100 Largest & Fastest-Growing Churches
Shared By: Ed Stetzer on September 19, 2011
Summary: Ed Stetzer: "The churches on our Largest and Fastest-Growing lists are all engaging in various ministries. However, we are watching many of these congregations push themselves deeper in multisite ministry, small groups and serving the culture."
based on 5 ratings
preaching article Top 3 Mistakes Churches Make with New Believers
Top 3 Mistakes Churches Make with New Believers
Shared By: Bob Franquiz on October 31, 2011
Summary: Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
preaching article Is Your Church a Cruise Ship or Aircraft Carrier? 10 Ways to Find Out
Is Your Church a Cruise Ship or Aircraft Carrier? 10 Ways to Find Out
Shared By: Mary Schaller on September 26, 2012
Summary: An "aircraft carrier church" has a clear mission that stems from the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
based on 7 ratings
preaching article What It Means to Preach Jesus as Lord
What It Means to Preach Jesus as Lord
Shared By: Ed Stetzer on December 10, 2012
Summary: Can we rise above T-shirt and bumper-sticker sloganism? These are radical words.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 30 Seconds at a Traffic Light: Is This Preaching?
30 Seconds at a Traffic Light: Is This Preaching?
Shared By: Staff Writer on January 5, 2013
Summary: There are crowds gathered in every city, every day. The question is: how to reach them?
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Mark 1:1-16:21
preaching article The Power of the Seed
The Power of the Seed
Shared By: Staff Writer on January 26, 2013
Summary: What happens when a filmmaker takes a metaphor from the Gospel and extends it into everyday life? You get a ten-minute wordless sermon.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Luke 4:13-20
preaching article Are You a Marketplace Apostle?
Are You a Marketplace Apostle?
Shared By: Staff Writer on February 9, 2013
Summary: Perhaps it's time to discover again: "Ministry" doesn't have to take place within the four walls of the church.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Ruth 1:2-22:22
preaching article Bill Hybels: Do You Have a White-Hot Vision?
Bill Hybels: Do You Have a White-Hot Vision?
Shared By: Bill Hybels on February 4, 2013
Summary: Bill Hybels, a seasoned church planter with nearly 40 years' experience, shares his insights on how church planting has changed.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Romans 12:11
preaching article Leading *Chreasters* to Christ: 8 Ideas
Leading *Chreasters* to Christ: 8 Ideas
Shared By: Hal Seed on March 19, 2013
Summary: Here's how you can reach the people who attend your church only on Christmas and Easter.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 16 Tips for Better Easter Impact
16 Tips for Better Easter Impact
Shared By: Hal Seed on March 27, 2013
Summary: Practical advice to take full advantage of this once-a-year opportunity--this year, and in years to come.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article A Modest Proposal: Less Sermon Prep in Favor of More Time Making Disciples?
A Modest Proposal: Less Sermon Prep in Favor of More Time Making Disciples?
Shared By: Bill Couchenour on November 14, 2013
Summary: Is it possible to reach the U.S. for Jesus in less than a decade by cutting sermon prep time in half?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 7:24-28
preaching article Any Church, Any Size Can and Should Be on Facebook--Here's How
Any Church, Any Size Can and Should Be on Facebook--Here's How
Shared By: Jed Davis on February 25, 2014
Summary: There's no need to be afraid of jumping in. Setup is easy. Follow these five steps, and you'll be up and running in no time.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 3 Reasons for Not Giving Up on Easter Outreach
3 Reasons for Not Giving Up on Easter Outreach
Shared By: Gary Rohrmayer on March 17, 2015
Summary: "There are still important reasons to consider leveraging Easter as an opportunity for kingdom growth."
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 27:25-26
preaching article After Easter: 50 Forgotten Days the Church Desperately Needs
After Easter: 50 Forgotten Days the Church Desperately Needs
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on April 6, 2015
Summary: The days between Easter and Pentecost are usually an afterthought, yet they're the beginning of a journey into the age to come.
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Four Kinds of Churches on the Attractional Spectrum (Where Does Yours Land?)
Four Kinds of Churches on the Attractional Spectrum (Where Does Yours Land?)
Shared By: Eric McKiddie on April 13, 2016
Summary: Every church is attracting someone, do you know who you’re attracting and why? I suspect that most churches (in the US at least), fall into one of four categories.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article YOU Can Make a Difference as WE Make a Difference Together
YOU Can Make a Difference as WE Make a Difference Together
Shared By: Brandon Cox on June 2, 2016
Summary: Two thousand years ago, Jesus gathered some ordinary misfits into a little community called the church. He trained them as his disciples, died for their sins, rose again and breathed life into them by sending his Holy Spirit.
Scripture: none
preaching article 8 Easy Ways to Plan Now for New VBS Families to Stick
8 Easy Ways to Plan Now for New VBS Families to Stick
Shared By: Hal Seed on June 8, 2016
Summary: In my experience, churches put on a stellar VBS and just hope that the fourth goal of retaining new families from the community will take care of itself.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article What Small Groups Do Best...And What They Don't
What Small Groups Do Best...And What They Don't
Shared By: Glenn Packiam on August 16, 2016
Summary: Small groups are a perfect example of how pastors may learn from researchers. At many church conferences, pastors speak confidently of their latest, greatest small group model, sure that it is the new breakthrough in discipleship.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 7 Keys to Increasing Your Church's Footprint
7 Keys to Increasing Your Church's Footprint
Shared By: Jim Morgan on August 24, 2016
Summary: Jesus modeled discipleship and community engagement as an example for His Church to follow. He felt a small number of highly effective disciples would cover much more ground than a slew of casual followers.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Will More Invitations Result in More Salvations?
Will More Invitations Result in More Salvations?
Shared By: Hal Seed on September 7, 2016
Summary: For a long time I’ve wondered if there is a relationship between the number of salvations a church experiences, and the number of times it offers salvation invitations. We’ll never know for sure, but I’m conducting an experiment this year.
preaching article Seven Commitments of Renewal Every Church Leader Should Make for a New Year
Seven Commitments of Renewal Every Church Leader Should Make for a New Year
Shared By: Thom Rainer on January 7, 2017
Summary: I see the New Year as a time for recommitment and re-focus. And though it is simply the changing of the page of a calendar, it is still a good time to be reminded about those areas that are most important in our lives.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article The Kind of Old-Time Religion the Church Really Needs
The Kind of Old-Time Religion the Church Really Needs
Shared By: Brandon Cox on January 14, 2017
Summary: I often wonder what the church would look like if it really accepted the challenge to love everybody.
preaching article 7 Reasons Every Church Website Needs a Porn Page
7 Reasons Every Church Website Needs a Porn Page
Shared By: Brandon Cox on January 23, 2017
Summary: Every church website needs a porn page – a page dedicated to pornography.
Scripture: none