Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for outreach & missions help outreach leaders in churches face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, outreach pastors need leadership resources and outreach resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every outreach pastor and leader. If you serve on a church staff as a leader of outreach ministries, you’ll find must-have outreach resources and connections to a community of outreach leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Outreach leaders from every denomination find articles for outreach & missions, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for church outreach leadership. Leading your outreach ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

Going Native: Cultural Exegesis

Leonard Sweet says we need to be as good at cultural exegesis as we are at biblical exegesis.

Can Jesus & Darwin Co-Exist?

A new series of webinars explore "evolutionary Christianity."

Outreach: Why Won't My Family Listen?

Witnessing to relatives can be the biggest struggle we have. Larry Moyer offers some encouragement.

Is Your Organization Gospel-Driven?

Author James Tonkowich clarifies what a gospel-driven organization looks like.

America, Christmas, and Jesus

Ed Stetzer responds to a recent study on how Americans celebrate Christmas.

Determining Spending on Evangelism

Do evangelism strategies cost too much?

The Need for Evangelism

"Talking with non-Christians about evangelism is one of the best ways to learn how to do evangelism."

Jars of Clay Completes 1,000 Wells Project

700,000 people in Africa now have clean water because of the efforts of the Christian rock band Jars of Clay.

How Far Can We Trust the Bible?

God commands us to not only preach the gospel but also "to contend for the faith."

4 Barriers to Healthy Church Growth

Does your church have an “if we schedule it, will they come” mentality?

Philip Yancey: "What Good is God?"

Evangelical author Philip Yancey, in his new book, uses his personal trials and the trials of others to find God.

TV Special Features "Hooker for Jesus"

A former prostitute is reaching callgirls for Christ on the streets of Las Vegas.

Seminary Leader: "Jesus Has AIDS"

Russell Moore asks readers to consider "the cries of the curse."

Dropping Dollar-Value Impacting Missions

The depreciating worth of the American dollar is making missions work more and more difficult.

Q&A with Joshua Harris

"A challenge for me personally is not focusing on the numbers," says Harris.

Church Planters Who Succeed

How do you measure a successful church plant? Dave Earley offers some insight.

Skin to Skin: Donte and Stephanie's Story

Jud Wilhite shares the faith story of two exotic dancers from Vegas.

Outreach Facelifts

Churches are discovering that making strategic changes to their image also enhances outreach.

A Relationship-Based Internet Strategy

Language and relationship are some of the most important keys to any successful ministry strategy.

Prayer Needed: Haiti Cholera Deaths Growing

Epidemiologists fear the cholera outbreak in Haiti may continue to grow because of living conditions there.
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