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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.

Evangelicals, Vatican Reach Agreement on Proselytizing

World Christian leaders have issued an official document on the ethical behavior of Christian missionaries.

Christianity for Smart People

Lee Strobel gives tips on evangelism for the "thinkers" among us.

How to Overcome Creative Blocks

The real truth is that you are empty.

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.

A Prison Letter from Martin Luther King

"If the church does not recapture the sacrificial spirit of the early church, it will lose its authentic ring."

Flying On an Independent Faith Carrier

Milan Ford Addresses the fact that many of today’s churches now operate as independent ‘faith carriers.’

Oprah Finds Jesus?

There seems to always be questions swirling around about Oprah and her faith. Did the Oprah Show Finale indicate that she has found Jesus?

Groeschel Will Keep Giving Away Innovations

Even though his generosity "confuses" people, pastor Craig Groeschel wants to keep sharing his church's innovations with other leaders.

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