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Jack Hayford: Awakened by the Spirit

Mark Mittelberg interviews Dr. Jack Hayford about what we can learn from the Azusa Street Revival.

Leadership Interview with Darrin Patrick

Ed Stetzer interviews Darrin Patrick on church planting and the state of the gospel in the church today.

Rick Warren on the AIDS Crisis

We can stop AIDS. It is a preventable disease. It isn’t good enough to manage it.

Students Suspended for Donut Outreach

Christian students are disciplined for distributing donuts to teachers along with Bible verses.

Exclusive Interview with Shaun King

We talk to King about TwitChange, his idea to raise funds for Haiti using Twitter and celebrities.

Keys to Attracting the Unchurched

Thom Rainer shares the results of a study on what makes nonchurched people come to church.

Outreach in an ESPN World

Learn how and why your church should get in the game of sports evangelism.

Atheist Billboards Part of National Effort

These ads are designed to let atheists and nonreligious people know "they're not alone."

The Magnetic Experience of God

Prominent church leaders discuss worship as evangelism.

From Jihad to Jesus

An excerpt from the fascinating story of a man's conversion from Islam to Christianity.

Preparing for Plan B

Pete Wilson: Your leadership will not be defined by how you do when the sea is smooth but when the waves are crashing.

World Hunger Drops Nearly 10% in '10

The Wall Street Journal reported a drop of 9.6% in world hunger today.

37% of Unchurched were Hurt by the Church

Many non-churchgoers avoid church because of a negative experience.

Is Church Marketing Biblical?

Is there biblical support for church outreach efforts like direct-mail and advertising?

Largest, Fastest-Growing Churches in America

We're featuring an exclusive peek at the top five.

Relevance or the Gospel?

If you apply the Gospel in ways that fit your own age, you’ll end up with something comfortable.

CA Congregation Commits With Tattoos

To celebrate their church's first birthday, City Church in Anaheim was invited to a radical step of commitment: to get tattoos

10 Church Communication Questions

Ask these questions to make sure the message is clear.

The Hyper-Connected Church

Jason Lewis offers these tips when reaching out to a hyper-connected society.

McDowell: Most Christians Can't Explain Their Faith

Apologist Josh McDowell chides Christians and pastors for their inability to explain what they believe.
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