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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.

Controlling Control Issues

I had an opportunity to speak at Mosaic Pasadena this past weekend.  Here are notes from the message: Have you ever felt pressure to have...

Interview with a North Point Strategic Partner Pastor

This week we’re switching from interviews with campus pastors at multi-site churches to interviews with senior pastors at network or partner churches...

McDowell: Most Christians Can't Explain Their Faith

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

Free Discussion Guide: Speaking of Jesus

How to tell your friends the best news they will ever hear.

Not Ashamed…

“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first...

Emerging Doubt (Continued)

I’ve always had my doubts . . . Four years ago emerging church leader, Brian McLaren, called for a five year moratorium on making pronouncements...

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Can men and women just be friends? Seems like the age old debate, but as I get older I’ve come around a little...

Church Planters!!

Hey Church planters! You’re going to want to get this book.   Darrin Patrick serves as lead pastor of The Journey in Saint Louis, Missouri, which...

The Campus Pastor Interviews: Larry Van Laar

The following is an interview between Larry Van Laar of North Coast and me from October 2008. These are Larry’s answers: What did you do...

Free Resource: A Citizen's Guide to Advocacy, from World Vision

"From the AIDS epidemic to child exploitation, children around the world need you to advocate for their protection and well-being."

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."

A Sacred Trust

Matt Adair is replanter of Christ Community Church in Athens, Georgia. He wrote earlier this month on Embracing Your Unique Gifting and Leveraging it for...

Leading and Loving It

I’m so proud of my wife. She’s part of a group of pastors’ wives who have started an amazing ministry called Leading and Loving...

Lone Voice

Visits by boat take Alliance worker Phil Stombaugh to Seesay, the lone believer on an island with 20,000 residents off the coast of West Africa.

Meet a Church Planter | Mark Campbell

Pastor Mark Campbell | Lead pastor of Portico Church Arlington | Arlington, VA Call to Plant I came on the staff at Portico Church, an Acts29...

It’s Not About You

Jesus is the true and better Adam who passed the test in the garden and whose obedience is imputed to us. Jesus is the true...

Don't Live a Self-Serving Christianity

I believe one of the greatest lies the evil one would like for us to buy into is that life is “all about us.”...

Seattle Street Preacher Assaulted at Pride Event, Abortion Rally; Arrested After...

Matthew Meinecke, known on social media as The Seattle Preacher, was arrested last weekend for preaching and reading his Bible, once during a Roe v. Wade rally and the next day at a Pride parade.

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.

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