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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?

What Role Should Single Women Take in Global Missions?

This past weekend, pastors John Piper and Michael Oh debated the role of women in global missions work. What's your view?

8 Dos and Don'ts of Transformational Leadership

Transformational leadership requires intentionality and sacrifice, but the payoff is incredible.

More Than 7,600 Churches Participate in Back to Church Sunday

Twice as many churches as last year participated in what has become the single, largest cross-denominational outreach initiative in America.

Mark Driscoll's 12 Questions To Confirm Calling

Mark Driscoll shares twelve important questions to confirm your call to plant.

8 Myths About Church Membership

Prevent unrealistic expectations from affecting your success with these tips.

U.S. Irritates China with Religious Freedom Report

The U.S. State Department issued a report this week criticizing China's lack of religious freedom.

Top 5 Largest and Fastest-Growing Churches in America

Outreach Magazine releases annual issue featuring the 100 largest and fastest-growing churches in America.

The Evangelism Linebacker Is Crying!

Derwin Gray explains why the numbers are important to God, and why they should be important to you.

10 Characteristics of a Church on Mission

To be Christian is to be on mission. It’s who we are, and it is what we do.

Missions and Missional: Embracing Both for the Glory of God

“Missions” and “missional” are separate terms that push different, but complementary, theological issues.

4 Things to Remember When Sharing Christ with Muslims

Muslims are not all alike. Just because someone says they are Muslim does not mean they fit into a certain profile or mold.

9/11: After the Dust Has Settled

J. John, an evangelist from the UK, offers his thoughts and reflections on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Rejecting Christianity for Christ

Evangelist Larry Moyer talks about those who "like God but not the church."

Mars Hill to Open New Venue in Liberal Portland Neighborhood

Mark Driscoll's Mars Hill Church will open a venue in southeast Portland, a community known for its very liberal tendencies and "leftist politics."

3 Ways to Lead the Church

There are only three ways to lead the church. Which one are you?

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