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Malaysia Trip, Video Blog #2: Malaysian Drummer Extraordinaire & My Favorite Malaysian Meal

Later on Day 1 of the "WorshipGOD 2010" conference at DUMC, Gregg taught workshops on "acoustic guitar in worship" and "creating flow in...

ProBlogger (Darren Rowse) Talks Church, Social Media, and Being a Noob

Love this. For those who don’t know, Darren Rowse is a Christian and one of the biggest bloggers on the web, with ProBlogger.net. He “gets”...

No-Profits: Why Not Try Humor to Share Your Message?

Sure it's a world where great causes are often difficult, and deal with horrible issues like poverty, homelessness, or drug abuse. As...

Malaysia Trip, Video Blog 1

Well, Gregg Hampton and I are here in Malaysia! After a relatively good night's sleep, we're ready for the "WorshipGOD 2010" conference to...

My "The Nines" Presentation: The Key to Being a "Game Changer"

When I think of "Game Changers" I always think of Michael Jordan. It comes from two things: First, when there was only time...

Tips for Reverse Church Growth

My friend, Broadway actor Fred Applegate, sent me these sure-fire tips for church growth after traveling around the country and visiting quite...

Lessons From a Recent Dive Trip

I go diving with the guys as much as possible. But this year we did nothing until September, when we did a three tank...

The Cost of Nondiscipleship

Here we go! My first blog in a while, but I’m thrilled to be a part of the Radical (book by David Platt)...

Branded Content May Change the Future of TV

"This is the first time that programming with the distribution potential of NBC Universal will be centered from the start around advertisers."...

Church Website Redesign Part 2: Volunteers

Posted by MatthewSnider So we have covered “The Culture” in a previous post and explored the overall complexity of that piece. Now we...

Seek Accomplishment, Not Confidence

A word to pastors: Let's take a break from preaching messages on positive thinking, prosperity, confidence, self-esteem, and anything else particularly uplifting,...

The Messiah and the Dual Problem of Sin and Fractured Humanity

  "The problem of Genesis 11 (the fracturing of humanity) is the full outworking of the problem of Genesis 3 (sin), and the promise to...

Shallow Thinking in the Church

In my consulting work, there are a lot of diseases I deal with on a daily basis that have infected the church, but...

Would Your Congregation Revolt Against Your Website?

That would be a somewhat novel idea…! Perhaps in the near (far?) future we’ll see ministries and congregations that use the web so much...

The Whittakers, Soul City Church, And My Walk To The Zoo

We have a church. Soul City Church. It was instrumental in bringing a transformational mindset into my family and marriage.  We would sit on...

The Bible (September at NewLifeSundaySchool)

Every believer knows they *should* read the Bible...but many struggle to make sense of it, to see the grand narrative, and correctly interpret...

For Those Battling the Effects of Sin

Yesterday I posted a song I sang at the NEXT conference for those with disabilities. A week or so before the conference began, I had...

Matt Chandler Returns to Pulpit, Received Neurological Exam After ‘Unguarded and...

Matt Chandler, pastor of The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, returned to the pulpit on Sunday after a three-month leave of absence due to an inappropriate DMing relationship with a woman who was not his wife.

Max Lucado: ‘The One Thing That Has Helped Me More Than...

Max Lucado joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share his best tips for creating and delivering a sermon that draws people in.

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