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preaching article The Affair you are Most Likely to have as a Leader
The Affair you are Most Likely to have as a Leader
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on January 6, 2017
Summary: Obviously, some leaders have emotional or sexual affairs with people to whom they are not married. As heartbreaking, future-altering and faith-shattering as those affairs can be, there’s another kind of affair you’re actually far more likely to have.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article How to Make Christmas Your Best Outreach of the Year
How to Make Christmas Your Best Outreach of the Year
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on December 1, 2016
Summary: You might think it’s an event you do, or perhaps it’s Easter. But whether Christmas has historically been your best opportunity to reach unchurched people or not, I believe it could be.
Scripture: none
preaching article Shut Down the Bus Tours: What Older Members Should Really Be Doing
Shut Down the Bus Tours: What Older Members Should Really Be Doing
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on November 4, 2016
Summary: What if this one generation actually just sacrificed for the sake of another? What if they gave up their preferences in music, style and taste so that others could come to know Christ?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article Some Thoughts About The Recent Exit of Two Megachurch Pastors
Some Thoughts About The Recent Exit of Two Megachurch Pastors
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on October 3, 2016
Summary: Pastors aren’t fake; the struggle is real.
preaching article 8 Reasons Why Most Churches Never Break the 200 Attendance Mark
8 Reasons Why Most Churches Never Break the 200 Attendance Mark
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on September 9, 2016
Summary: While social media and even traditional media are still preoccupied with mega churches and multi-site churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article 7 Things Bad Leaders Say
7 Things Bad Leaders Say
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on August 15, 2016
Summary: Here are 7 things bad leaders say. I only know this, because, over the years, I’ve caught myself thinking or even saying some of these things.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article 10 Reasons Even Committed Church Attenders Are Attending Church Less Often
10 Reasons Even Committed Church Attenders Are Attending Church Less Often
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on August 6, 2016
Summary: It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it. The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often.
preaching article A Decade Later: My Top 10 Insights On Burnout
A Decade Later: My Top 10 Insights On Burnout
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on July 12, 2016
Summary: Burnout is almost an epidemic among church leaders today, and it’s increasingly common among business leaders as well. Even young leaders are burning out. No longer is burnout an “I’ve been at this too long” kind of phenomenon. So what happens if you burnout?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article 5 Ways Christian Leaders Can Approach the Rapidly Changing Moral Culture
5 Ways Christian Leaders Can Approach the Rapidly Changing Moral Culture
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on June 14, 2016
Summary: So as a church leader – as views on sexuality, family, parenting, drugs, finance and other values change – how do you respond? What do you do when the world for which you trained—maybe even the world where your approach was once effective—is disappearing before your eyes?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 7 Subtle Signs Your Church Is Dying
7 Subtle Signs Your Church Is Dying
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on May 12, 2016
Summary: As with almost everything in life, there are subtle signs your peak may be near or you may be cresting past it. Other times, the signs of death are evident to everyone but the leaders. If you recognize the signs early enough, you can reverse the trend.
Scripture: none
preaching article 8 Lame Excuses Church Leaders Make
8 Lame Excuses Church Leaders Make
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on April 1, 2016
Summary: One of the best practices you can develop as a leader is to identify your excuses and eliminate them. Start thinking and talking a different game.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article What Is the Church's Mission? And Why Does It Matter?
What Is the Church's Mission? And Why Does It Matter?
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on March 1, 2016
Summary: With the vast majority of churches struggling in some way, it’s time to rethink our future mission.
Scripture: none
preaching article 6 Sermon Myths We Need to Bust
6 Sermon Myths We Need to Bust
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on February 24, 2016
Summary: Preaching is one of the most demanding tasks required of communicators. You’re not just giving a ‘talk,’ you’re communicating the Word of God—faithfully (you trust). And you do this in front of groups of people who have more communication options and sources than at any point in human history. Not an easy task.
Scripture: none
preaching article How to Tell Who You Can Truly Trust in Leadership
How to Tell Who You Can Truly Trust in Leadership
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on February 4, 2016
Summary: Trusting people in leadership can be a disheartening and confusing proposition. And the stakes are high.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article 11 Signs Your Church Is Going Extinct
11 Signs Your Church Is Going Extinct
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on September 10, 2015
Summary: Unless you’re in a free fall right now, it can be hard to know whether your congregation will thrive, survive or take a dive in the next decade.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 2:1-11
preaching article Avoid the Wreck: 7 Ways to Crash a Sermon
Avoid the Wreck: 7 Ways to Crash a Sermon
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on March 3, 2015
Summary: What's the difference between a sermon that changes someone's life and one that no one can remember even as they drive out of the parking lot?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 7 Ways to Keep From Killing Your Message
7 Ways to Keep From Killing Your Message
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on August 15, 2014
Summary: Every week, gifted communicators kill the messages they bring by making at least seven predictable, fixable mistakes.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Don't Kill Your Message!
Don't Kill Your Message!
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on June 17, 2014
Summary: What’s the difference between a sermon that flops and a sermon that people still buzz about years later?
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Your Unchurched Neighbors Don’t Want a Watered-Down Sermon
Your Unchurched Neighbors Don’t Want a Watered-Down Sermon
Shared By: Carey Nieuwhof on October 23, 2013
Summary: Can you craft a message series for unchurched people and still be faithful to scripture?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-3:3