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How to Stay Motivated in Evangelism

Most Christians know they “ought” to be motivated to share Christ with others, but it has been my experience that people who are truly motivated to do so are few and far between.

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.

America, Christmas, and Jesus

Ed Stetzer responds to a recent study on how Americans celebrate Christmas.

Determining Spending on Evangelism

Do evangelism strategies cost too much?

The Need for Evangelism

"Talking with non-Christians about evangelism is one of the best ways to learn how to do evangelism."

Jars of Clay Completes 1,000 Wells Project

700,000 people in Africa now have clean water because of the efforts of the Christian rock band Jars of Clay.

How Far Can We Trust the Bible?

God commands us to not only preach the gospel but also "to contend for the faith."

4 Barriers to Healthy Church Growth

Does your church have an “if we schedule it, will they come” mentality?

Philip Yancey: "What Good is God?"

Evangelical author Philip Yancey, in his new book, uses his personal trials and the trials of others to find God.

TV Special Features "Hooker for Jesus"

A former prostitute is reaching callgirls for Christ on the streets of Las Vegas.
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