Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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3 Ways To Make Bible Engagement Easier

3 Ways to Make Bible Engagement Easier

The more we read the Word the more the Word reads us.
8 Ways to Stop Biggering and Start Bettering the Church

8 Ways to Stop Biggering and Start Bettering the Church

We can make the church grow, or we can watch the church grow, and the difference boils down to bettering instead of biggering.
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You Can’t Have a Healthy Marriage With a Sick Soul

In a book on soul keeping, John Ortberg gets about as honest as any writer I’ve ever read in revealing the petty ways we allow “little” spiritual sins to spoil our marriage.
peole: Want To Reach New People? These 10 Habits Set Your Church Back

Want to Reach New People? These 10 Habits Set Your Church Back

When my team at The Unstuck Group helps a church assess ministry health, one key step we take is to attend and review the church’s weekend experience through the lens of an outsider.
My Spouse Had an Affair! Now What?

My Spouse Had an Affair! Now What?

For those couples where both spouses are willing to move forward together, don’t quit! The road will be long and it will be difficult, but it will be worth the effort! The Lord will give you grace and strength for the journey and this deep scar can become a powerful part of your testimony someday.
4 Reminders in Your Depression

4 Reminders in Your Depression

Everyone from King David to the great Charles Spurgeon experienced what he called great ‘soul sickness.’
Why Vacation Bible School is as Important Now as Ever

Why Vacation Bible School Is as Important Now as Ever

VBS is a local mission trip that just about any church can do.
Are You a Sheep or a Goat?

Are You a Sheep or a Goat?

The answer separates genuine Christians from imposters.
He Loves Jesus More Than He Loves Me

He Loves Jesus More Than He Loves Me

One thing that I’ve learned through this 19-year journey of marriage is to search for the man who is always looking for ways to serve Christ and the church.
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40 Ways You Can Invite People to Church

Here’s a practical list for inviting people to experience your church.

What the Bible Teaches About Hell

To ask this question is to acknowledge that hell is a biblical teaching. That is an appropriate starting point for considering the doctrine of hell.

Why Hospitality Is for All Christians

Radically ordinary hospitality—those who live it—see strangers as neighbors and neighbors as family of God.

Jesus Is Always Bigger Than Your Faith

Do you wonder if your faith is enough? Do you wrestle with doubt and question your salvation? Welcome to the club.

Three People Who Through Suffering Became Extraordinary

These people lived in a time period when those around them did not understand what they were suffering from. Their stories of faith are truly inspiring!
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The Four People Every Minister Needs in Their Life

The four faithful friends did absolutely everything they could to bring the paralyzed man to Jesus. And he was healed. Every minister needs four friends like these.
Cultivate a Heart of Contentment

Cultivate a Heart of Contentment

Comparison steals our joy. These days, being content with what we have and how we look is a struggle. If you ask a group...
3 Ways to Spot “Christian Backstabbing”

3 Ways to Spot “Christian Backstabbing”

"Someone who gossips about and backstabs another person is likely to do the same to you."

4 Random Leadership Principles Learned the Hard Way

Here are four random leadership observations I’ve learned the hard way. And, some I repeated many times. I hope you can learn them from...
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Awakening the Sleeping Giant by Focusing on Teenagers

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Admiral Yamamoto, leader of the Japanese forces, was asked about how he felt. His answer was stark, “I...
New Year, Old Models: Top 10 Christian Leaders of All Time

New Era, Old Models: Top 10 Christian Leaders of All Time

"We must not measure greatness from the mansion down but from the manger up.”

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Success stories and an entrepreneurial spirit among young pastors are fueling the hottest movement in evangelicalism---church planting.

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