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How Do You Make Guests Feel Welcome?

Share your best idea for welcoming guests.

God's Tagline

If God had a tagline, what would it be?

2011 Outreach Resources of the Year

Outreach magazine announces this year's best resources.

Lay Down Your Staff

Pete Wilson: "What you have in your hand today is enough to do whatever God calls you to do in the future."

Churches Allow Muslim Worship in Buildings

Two churches in Virginia and Tennessee have permitted Muslim groups to hold worship services in their buildings.

Equipping Pastors in the Congo

There's a great need in Central Africa for training materials for church leaders.

Is Social Computing Killing the Church?

A ACU professor claims mobile social computing has replaced the main purpose for Millennials to attend church.

New App Provides Ethical Buying Guide for V-Day

New app provides consumers with ‘ethical purchase’ guide this Valentine’s Day.

How to Stay Motivated in Evangelism

Continually invest in your personal relationship with Christ.

Becoming a Reproducing Church

25% of new churches started are multi-site churches—a new trend.

687,000 Reached in One Day Online

Global Media Outreach says its evangelism ministry reached more than 687,000 people in one day, and more than 56,800 made a decision for Christ.

C.S. Lewis vs. Stephen Hawking

Stephanie Harrison counteracts Stephen Hawking's affirmation of the Big Bang Theory with quotations from C. S. Lewis.

Essential Beliefs for New Believers

It's important to follow-up with new believers and clarify the core doctrines of Christianity.

Share Your Best Easter Outreach Idea

Share your best ideas and come back to see what other leaders are saying.

Do Your Services Compel People to Come?

Is your church service compelling enough to draw people in? Tony Morgan gives some ideas on how to find out.

Why Home-Grown Churches?

Thousands of people are going home for church as part of the growing organic church movement. Why?

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.
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