By Jeff K. Clarke on Mar 25, 2019
We are so desperate to have people make a decision that we rarely, if ever, tell them about the costs associated with making that decision.
By Kent Woodyard on Mar 28, 2016
“If your church isn’t strapped for cash, your vision isn’t big enough.”
By Lance Witt on Jan 30, 2017
One of the spiritual questions every ministry leader must answer is, “Am I willing to serve in obscurity?”
By Mary C. Wiley on Dec 12, 2017
"We live in a microwave meals, listen-to-podcasts-in-double-time world. We want more with less; work smarter not harder. However, the move forward or get left behind mentality of today is not a good transferrable principle for discipleship. Mostly because discipleship is all about people, and people can’t be boiled down to a series of tasks. People are messy and their needs aren’t linear."
By Jeff K. Clarke on Nov 20, 2019
Personal identification and participation with Jesus marks the life of each disciple—past, present and future.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 2, 2015
After a few hit-and-miss attempts, our church has discovered a simple five-step process that can work for any small church.
By Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By Scott Anderson on Nov 10, 2020
"The Bible" miniseries could be the biggest discipleship and outreach tool on the screen since "The Passion of the Christ."
By Chris Surber on Sep 1, 2016
He is a poor preacher who gives no offense to his listeners.
By Outreach, Inc. on Jul 16, 2018
There are untold thousands of Christians who can take the "God test" and get all the answers right, but who remain unformed and unchanged.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 18, 2018
Loving someone enough to help them find freedom from their fears and appetites is the heart of church discipline.
By Bob Franquiz on May 9, 2020
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
By Lance Witt on Apr 3, 2017
The greatest gift we give a new believer is not information, it is RELATIONSHIP. The primary need of a new believer is nurture not knowledge.
By Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.