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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.

Irksome Christians

Lee Strobel describes how some Christians manage to repel people from God.

Chris Seay on Outreach

"Every time I tell the story of God, I realize I want to keep telling the story better and better."

Top-Tier Execs Applying Their Faith

New study shows top-level leaders bringing faith to work. Can the church help?

Vampire Author “Quits Christianity”

"In the name of Christ, I quit Christianity and being Christian," says Anne Rice.

New Study: Faith Isn’t Top Priority

New Barna study shows gap between Christians and faith commitment.

Over 2,800 Participating in Back to Church Sunday

More than 2,800 churches are involved in inviting people to this special worship service on Sept. 12.

Evangelism and Christian Music

Christian music artists weigh in on their audience and how they reach people for Christ.

Churches’ Freedom Affirmed Again by Federal Court

The freedom of churches and other religious organizations to make employment decisions based on their beliefs has again gained support in the federal court system.

Jonathan Dodson: How To Persevere Through the Heartache of Pastoring

Jonathan Dodson joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about challenges including pastoral burnout, the “COVID hangover,” ghosting, and criticism—and how Jesus is faithful through it all.

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