Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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Churches, Give Your Singles Space to Mingle

Even well-meaning church leaders might be unaware of the pain a lot of Christian singles feel when it comes to finding a potential spouse. The church can step in to create singles events that are just the right balance of intentionality and fluidity.
Rejoicing During Affliction and Unhappiness

Rejoicing During Affliction and Unhappiness

Many of us think Christians are supposed to always be happy, and if you’re not, something’s wrong with you or your faith. We even...
We Need Truth More Than Ever

We Need Truth More Than Ever

Billy Graham passed away in early 2018 nearly 100 years after he was born. That day, America—and the world, really—lost one of the greatest...
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8 Blessings of Studying Your Bible

Studying your Bible can sometimes feel burdensome, difficult, confusing and unexciting. But these wonderful blessings come when you are willing to do so.
Why Trying to Reach Everybody Is a Really Bad Evangelism Strategy

Why Trying to Reach Everybody Is a Really Bad Evangelism Strategy

It’s so hard not to do it. I’ve done it. Maybe you’ve also done it as a church leader. The problem? Thinking that the goal of...
spiritual indifference

Satan Will Sing You to Sleep, Waking Up From Spiritual Indifference

“You don’t tell people about Jesus, because you don’t care about their eternal state.” His assertion stung. But I knew it was true. Confronted with...
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How to Develop the Indispensable Quality of Leadership

What makes a quality leader? Character. Without it, few will follow you, at least not for long. You can’t buy it, earn a degree in it, or borrow it. But you can develop it!
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A Brief History of Spiritual Revival and Awakening in America

"America has a deep, rich history of revivals and awakenings."
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If a Potential Spouse Doesn’t Have This, Please Think Twice About Marrying Him/Her

When it comes to choosing the right partner for marriage, there are no silver bullets. However, if your potential spouse doesn't have this quality, your chances of a good marriage dwindle significantly.
event evangelism

How Events Help People Share the Mission

One of the tools we can use for training people to get comfortable talking with others, inviting them to our weekend worship gatherings, and...
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Women Use Porn Too

"Pornography is a spiritual problem rooted in the deceitfulness of idolatry—and like all idolatry, we need one another in the fight."
George Whitefield

Was George Whitefield a Christian?

The following is an expansion of a lecture delivered to Midwestern Seminary students on the recent New England Study Tour at the Old South...
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The Difference Between Sunni and Shiite Muslims and Why It Matters

Lutherans and Baptists are basically the same. Wrong, and both groups would likely agree on that point. Neither is it true that all Muslims are...
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Pastor, ‘I’m Busy’ Is a Sad Excuse. Here’s Why

The one thing we want the most—strong relationships—demands us to give what we do not have—time. And not just the multi-tasking type of time...
Matthew 25 Challenge

Bring Scripture to Life For Your Entire Church

“Because of the Matthew 25 Challenge—because of the involvement of everybody in the church, we had 10 times as many people on that prayer walk than we ever had at the Saturday morning prayer meeting."
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The Secret Sins You Don’t Even Know You Are Committing

But what about the sins that aren’t always talked about in church or throughout our day-to-day Bible plans? These secret sins are just as important to avoid and be in prayer over!
What It Means to Love Jesus

What It Means to Love Jesus

We do love Jesus, right? We would love to express our love to Him in His own love language, right? So how do we know what would make Jesus feel loved? Thankfully, the Old and New Testaments provide clear answers to these questions.

How Christian Entrepreneurs Are Going to Change the World

Let me give you four ways we need Christian entrepreneurs to show up and be present…
10 Harsh Realities of Leadership I have Experienced

10 Harsh Realities of Leadership I Have Experienced

I love leadership. I feel called to it. I realize the need for good leadership, but the fact is leadership is hard. In my last...
Do You Read Your Bible Like Your Newsfeed?

Do You Read Your Bible Like Your Newsfeed?

My friends, your Bible is not your Facebook newsfeed. There is no option to click “See more stories like this” or “See less of that.”
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Christians have joined the Hong Kong protests with their anthem "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord". Some 2 million people took to the streets Sunday night to protest the government's handling of a wildly unpopular extradition bill.

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Jay Kranda: This Is Why You Should Care About Online Church

“The local experience is not going anywhere,” Jay Kranda says. As the leader of Saddleback Church Online, Jay talks to us about the goal of online church, which is surprisingly supportive of local churches and their evangelism efforts.