Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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Examples of Mental Anguish and Depression in the Bible

If you are reading this while depressed, don’t believe the lie that you are alone, or that God doesn’t understand how you are feeling.
5 Positive Insights to Help You Lead Negative People

5 Positive Insights to Help You Lead Negative People

Those who love the vision, are positive and want what’s best for the big picture are easier to lead. That doesn’t mean there are no disagreements along the way, that’s natural, but vision overrides opinion and progress wins the day.
When the Church Wounds You

When the Church Wounds You

Being in a ministry is a wonderful privilege and joy. And it is also an exhausting and painful experience.
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Less Than Holy Matrimony

There are four foundational truths the Bible teaches about true marriage.
The Divine Son of Man

The Divine Son of Man

Daniel 7 does more than give the Son of Man an exalted human identity. It also presents the Son of Man as a man with a divine identity.
If I Were The Devil

If I Were the Devil

Life is war! Our enemy is powerful, cunning, experienced and supernatural. His minions are multitudinous. His ways are devious and destructive.
Christian, You Are Not the Center of the Universe

Christian, You Are Not the Center of the Universe & It’s Not All About...

There is an assumption that God’s work in the world lives or dies with the status of American cultural Christianity. I've got new for you: It's not all about you!
6 High-Yield New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

6 High-Yield New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

There are some goals that every leader could benefit from accomplishing.
Ten Reasons I Am Optimistic About The Church in 2019

Ten Reasons I Am Optimistic About the Church in 2019

Despite the tough reality many congregations face today, I remain an obnoxious optimist as we move into 2019.
Lead Yourself First--The 30-Day Challenge

Lead Yourself First—The 30-Day Challenge

There are plenty of people out there telling you to add this practice to your morning, or to do this one thing daily for instant success. This isn’t that kind of post.

8 Life Reminders From 2018

We still have several days to go in this year—which means that life could still bring difficulty and/or great joy even before a new year begins. Nevertheless, here are eight life reminders that have grabbed my attention this year...
10 Questions to Diagnose the Evangelistic Health of Your Church

10 Questions to Diagnose the Evangelistic Health of Your Church

Thom Rainer offers a list of compelling questions to help you measure the outreach heartbeat in your church.

How to Reach 100 New Guests in 2019

Most churches want to reach unchurched people. They take the Great Commission seriously and want their church to make a positive difference for the Kingdom
5 Ways to Get Closer to God

5 Ways to Get Closer to God

Getting closer to God involves everyday, practical steps. They may seem a little mundane at first, but they will pay off in the long run.
How to Save Your Marriage After You’ve Had an Affair

How to Save Your Marriage After You’ve Had an Affair

“I’m having an affair.” If you’ve said these words, then you understand the weight they carry. They are daggers to the heart and can be deadly to a marriage, but there is still hope for healing and restoration.
Why Missionaries Go to Dangerous Places

Why Missionaries Go to Dangerous Places

Missionaries go to places of danger for the sake of the gospel because they have resolved to not live for the comforts, security and success of this world.
7 Land Mines Churches Encounter When Reaching a City

7 Land Mines Churches Encounter When Reaching a City

Here's to you avoiding these land mines and seeing the fame and renown of Jesus spread in your city and region!
6 of the Best Pieces of Hiring Advice I Have Received

6 of the Best Pieces of Hiring Advice I Have Received

Look for people who are passionate about what they get to do more than they are passionate about what they will be called.
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Confusing Pleasure and Joy—What is Joy?

Trying to understand the difference between pleasure and joy leads to a very difficult question to answer. What is joy?
There Is No Such Thing As Worldly Security

There Is No Such Thing as Worldly Security

“There is no such thing as worldly security…but God certainly provides material security in this world.” Right?
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