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For Every Church Planter

Michael Robison looks at church planting through the eyes of the Apostle Paul.

7 Habits Of Genuine Disciples Of Jesus

"If you want to become a mature Christian this is where you flourish," says Philip Wagner.

Big Ministry Momentum Killer

"I have a crucial piece of advice for any ministry leader who is seeing God bless them with a current wave of momentum," says Steven Furtick.

Why The Enemy Hates You and the Fear Tactics He Uses

"The enemy attacks holiness and he will do whatever he can to intimidate and disillusion you," says Chilly Chilton.

7 Deadly Sins of a Dying Church

I’ve seen many churches reject the darkness of these seven sins and do something about them, says Thom Rainer.

Most Pastors Say Mormons Are Not Christians

Results of a new poll show that a majority of pastors feel members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are not Christians.

3 Ways to Make Evangelism a Growing Priority

The more you seek to persuade them, the more your heart breaks for the lost.

How to Motivate Others to Bear Fruit

Show them his mighty power to save and transform.

Does Rick Warren Endorse Chrislam?

Brandon Cox dispels the rumors about Rick Warren and his alleged support of Chrislam.

Stop With The Empty Christian Clichés

Genuine care and concern will always trump the Christian Clichés.

7 Reasons Your Church Plant Might Fail

There are a lot of reasons a church plant might fail. Here are seven.

The God Who Smells

Eric Geiger shows how idols always demand more, without satisfying.

New Ministry Terminology "Evangelegalism"

Sonny Lemmons: When door-to-door missionaries come to my house, should I engage them in conversion? Or just conversation?

60% of Young People Leave Church Starting at 15

A new book by Barna Group's David Kinnaman examines the reasons for the exodus of young people from the church.

Pastor Steven Furtick Says You Can't Un-sin!

What's done is done, but you can repent.
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How to Start a Church: 10 Easy Steps to Doing It Well

It’s nothing more than a home-group or small group.

The Church Unity Myth

"Is unity something that we should strive for? What if the answer is… Well… NO?!" asks Chilly Chilton.

12 Characteristics Of Pastors That Drive People Crazy

"Some pastors drive me nuts!" says Alan Danielson.

Former Atheist Starts Powerful Web Evangelism Ministry

It was started with Marilyn Adamson, a former atheist, stay-at-home Mom and technology outsider.

Michigan Pastor Opens Tattoo Parlor at His Church

A Michigan pastor opens a tattoo parlor inside his church as an outreach ministry. (Photo: Litwin Photography /

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