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It's Time for Some Red Zone Evangelism

Evangelist Kent Tucker gives a practical game plan for evangelism in its most important stage.

Seminaries Incorporate Hip-Hop Into Curriculum and Culture

Some seminaries are embracing hip-hop music and culture as a way to speak the language of the next generation.

Chan Helps Plant Churches in San Francisco Apartments

Author Francis Chan is participating in a ministry with an ultimate goal of planting a church in every building in a neighborhood of apartments.

Holy Competition

"We tend to shy away from the subject of competition & winning when it pertains to our thoughts about church & Christianity," says Chilly Chilton.

My Church Planting Model Is Better Than Yours

"Out of tension flows a creative discussion and differences of opinion that force us to re-evaluate our viewpoints and emphases to ensure that we’re thinking biblically and effectively," says Brandon Cox.

How to Become a Friendlier Church

How to use outside observation to increase your church's friendliness.

7 Time-Tested Church Planting Mistakes to Avoid

Ron Edmondson highlights some lessons learned about church planting.

The 4 Calls of a Church Planter

A clear calling is the most important ingredient in any new church.
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How the Social Gospel Saved My Soul

Of course, personal salvation is extremely important, but it needs to go hand-in-hand with addressing the brokenness of the world we live in.
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Is Halloween Really Satan’s Birthday?

What’s the trick to surviving this treat-filled holiday with your faith intact?

5 Tips to Share Faith in the Workplace

One of the hardest things to teach your congregation is how to live Christ Monday-Saturday.

Honor in Living

"There is nothing more embarrassing than being known by your family and friends as a born again believer but your lifestyle doesn’t match your declaration of faith," asserts Tim Ross.

Study Shows Serving The Poor Leads To More Church Visitors

A LifeWay study finds that many people would visit a church with an active ministry to the community's needy.

5 Major Trends for Churches in America

Thom Rainer offers a list of important trends sure to impact the church in the U.S.

Is Outreach a Program or Lifestyle?

Steve Sjogren offers his thoughts on outreach and servanthood.

10 Ways to Make a Big Impact on a Small Budget

Because big events don't have to mean big budgets.

Why We Are All About the Numbers

Furtick: "Personally, I don’t want to put a cap on the number of stories God wants to redeem."

Church Signs, Megaphones, and Real Relationships

Church signs are no substitute for living truth in loving community.
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5 Ways Your Church Can Serve Single Moms

Inform church members of how desperately single parents need to know that they are welcome.

Train the Untrained to Reach the Unreached

What about the command in Matthew 28:20 that says to teach?
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