Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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Reaching People Through Diversity In Design

"It’s about incorporating the feelings one gets when looking at something that is designed specifically for them," says Erika Gordon.

Looking Through The eyes Of The Unchurched

There is a lot of discussion about the “un-churched” and the “first time” attendee as it relates to things “The Church” can do...

Underground Pastor in China Sent to Labor Camp

Protestant pastor Shi Enhao was sentenced by the Chinese government to two years in a labor camp for organizing an "unofficial" religious gathering.

Eric Bryant: The Suicidal Missionary

We cannot show the world God’s love if we do not truly love the people in our world.

The Right Stuff for Teaching Seekers

Evangelist Lee Strobel lists the traits good evangelists have in common.

5 Tips for Broken Relationships

It never benefits to hide our weaknesses and our indifference toward others.

The Shadows Of The Wal-Mart Church

Decide how you’re going to reach people based on the resources He has entrusted to you.

Evangelical Churches Working to Bridge Racial Divide

In some churches, the racial divide is beginning to erode, and it is fading fastest in one of American religion's most conservative precincts: evangelical Christianity.

Finding Wholeness Through Prayer and Suffering

“Do you want relief? Or do you want to be healed?”

Campus Crusade for Christ Changes Its Name

Campus Crusade for Christ in the U.S. is changing its name to Cru. The new name will be adopted in early 2012.

Racists In The Church

Powerful story of heart transformation of a self-proclaimed "racist" that happened in the local church.

How A Church Can Create The WOW Factor

Churches that understand the lasting nature of first impressions also understand that people matter.

Internet is Weakening Christian Witness, Says McDowell

Apologist and author Josh McDowell said in a Campus Crusade for Christ event Friday night that the Internet has "changed everything" and now stands as the greatest threat to Christians.

Living the Evangelistic Life as a Leader

Contagious churches grow out of the hearts of the people who lead them.

Assemblies of God Growing Faster Than U.S. Population

The Assemblies of God are growing at a rate of four percent per year, four times faster than the population of the United States.

Skye Jethani: Has Mission Become Our Idol?

The church and its leaders desperately need a vision of a life with God and not just for him.

Church Planting Bruce Lee Style

Church Planter Artie Davis outlines some practical points on how to boldly plant a church in a style he refers to as, "Bruce Lee Style."

Top 5 Church Marketing Mistakes

Tony Morgan shares five marketing mistakes that you’ll want to avoid as you strive to reach people.

4 Signs Your Church Is For Dummies

How does your church help people outside the faith or new to faith learn and grow?

Billy Graham, Dictators, and Following Jesus

As church leaders, too often we call the people in our churches to follow Jesus for the "benefits" we might receive.

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Robert Morris’s Message from Prison: God Is Not Mad at You

Robert Morris, Gateway Church's senior pastor, preached a service last week at Coffield prison, where he emphasized that God’s heart is not to condemn sinners, but to show kindness by blessing us when we don’t deserve it.

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JD Greear: Here Is How to Keep the Gospel, Not Politics,...

JD Greear says, “Church-defining issues are the gospel, and we can disagree on secondary matters even with unity in primary ones.” At times this might seem impossible, but this week on our podcast, JD shares how to prioritize the gospel over any other issue...even politics.