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  • “Sanctified Disruption” A Millennial Conversation with Mingo Palacios Leadership Network

    By John Poitevent: Recently, Leadership Network VP Greg Ligon and Innovate:NOW! Director John Poitevent talked with Mingo Palacios, Pastor of Evangelism and Culture at Saddleback Church. Drawing from his experience with young adults, “micro sites” and creative worship, Mingo shared his thoughts on the future of the church and how “sanctified disruption” might be the key to unleashing read more…

  • What is a Church Plant Management Team? church planting tactics logo

    By Patrick Bradley: Autonomous church planters should come under the authority of a church plant Management Team. Here’s what a Management Team is: The New Testament makes a strong case for congregations being overseen by a plurality of Elders. But when you’re starting a new church from scratch, you won’t have Elders (and typically shouldn’t read more…

  • 14 Vital Facts About Email Marketing www.brandonacox.com

    By Brandon A. Cox: The growth of email users and their frequency of use is incredible… The number of e-mail users worldwide is forecasted to rise to 2.9 billion users by 2019. (Source). The number of e-mail users in the US is projected to grow to 244.5 million by the end of 2017. That number read more…

  • How to Begin with a New Discipleship Group

    By Josh Patrick: This is the third part of a series on starting a discipleship group. To access previous blogs in this series, click here. We sat down with preacher and author Josh Patrick and asked him some basic questions about how Jesus made disciples. Here’s what he told us. How do you begin your read more…

  • Innovate:NOW! Radical Generosity Recap Leadership Network

    By John Poitevent: Our April Innovate:NOW! gathering focused on Radical Generosity. Church leaders from around the country gained valuable insight from stewardship experts and learned from the real-life experiences of pastors who have seen breakthroughs in giving. We received so much great feedback from Chris Willard’s opening talk on Creating a Culture of Radical Generosity that we read more…

  • Why Busy Leaders Make Bad Leaders www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: Ask a lot of people how they are, and they’ll shoot you a single word answer: Busy. If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that’s a pet peeve of mine. I hate it when people tell me they’re busy. What does that really accomplish in the first place? Nothing. How does it help the person read more…

  • How to Choose Persons For a Discipleship Group

    by Bobby Harrington: This is the second part of a series on starting a discipleship group. To access previous blogs in this series, click here. We sat down with preacher and author Josh Patrick and asked him some basic questions about how Jesus made disciples. Here’s what he told us. So how do select people read more…