Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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5 Factors That Brought a Dying Church Back to Life

J.D. Greear: Only God brings life to dead things, but here are five lessons I learned that contributed to our church’s revitalization.

The Disappearance of Satan

Is satan still aiming to to kill, steal and destroy? Or has he disappeared?

Not Equipped To Reach The Lost

More than 60 million unchurched adults are eager for a Christian to share the Gospel with them.

Churches Focus on Digital Evangelism in May

May is designated 'Digital Outreach Month,' enabling churches to learn more about the many opportunities for online evangelism.

The Importance of the First 5 Minutes

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Here's how to make a positive impression on your first time visitors.

Jesus Embraced Diversity

"Diversity is not always about race or ethnicity," says Scott Williams.

God? Afterlife? Half the World Says Yes

An international Ipsos poll shows that half of the world's population believes in some form of God.

5 Outreach Methods & Practices

Author and speaker Tony Campolo weighs in on outreach methods and practices.

6 Common Perceptions of Christians

Dan Kimball reveals 6 reasons individuals in their 20s and 30s are big fans of Jesus but not of His followers and the church.

The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting

Ed Stetzer interviews Dr. Aubrey M. Malphurs about his new book.

The Cost of Authenticity

Fear is the proponent that will keep us from vulnerability and authenticity as a leader.

Study: Religiosity Linked to Life Expectancy

A new study from the U.K. shows that as life expectancy increases, interest in religion decreases.

Secular Bible Published by Leading Atheist

Author says his "Good Book" is designed to "contribute to the conversation mankind must have with itself."

3 Key Roles in Evangelism

Larry Moyer dissects the three roles involved in evangelism: the believer, the non-believer, and God.

The Cost of Outreach

Rick Warren encourages leaders to ask the right question about evangelism.

Tapping Into the Invisible Side of Outreach

"Throughout Scripture, you see this link between sincere, believing prayer and God’s power," says Jim Cymbala.

Mormon Church Continues to Grow and Expand

The USA Today reported on the expansion of the Mormon Church as announced at their semi-annual General Conference in Utah.

Attractive Excellence for the Unchurched

Lee Strobel: "Excellence is our effort to do everything heartily as unto the Lord."

Should I Plant a Church?

If you’re not that guy–listen to me–you’re not a failure.

We Do Not Serve Volunteers!

Esther Rennick provides insight to help recognize and avoid volunteer burnout.
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