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Your Message Matters, So Keep Telling Your Story

by Brandon A. Cox: Scott walked away from God nearly a decade ago and became an agnostic. Cheryl spent those years praying for a miracle but living in a spiritual mismatch. A couple of weeks ago, Scott came back home because he could no longer deny the reality that God […]

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Connect the Unconnected

by Brandon Guindon:  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. I recently noticed a sign hanging in a church foyer asking, “Are you connected?” As I stopped […]

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Be a Hero Maker—Make Disciple Makers

by Bobby Harrington: I believe that everyone who makes disciples will be regarded as a hero in heaven. So I encourage people to take on this role, loving people enough to invest into their lives and to help them trust and follow Jesus. It is hard to image anything worth […]

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Episode 192: Outreach Ideas for Children

What are some creative ways to evangelize to children? In Episode 192 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about outreach ideas for elementary age children. Here’s Don with today’s question: We are a new church plant looking for outreach ideas for elementary age children. What ideas do you have to reach […]

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Making Disciples to the Third and Fourth Generations

by Dave Buehring: “You know, Dave, it really isn’t important how big the organizations are that you will lead or the size of the groups that you will teach. The way that God will measure the fruitfulness of your life is how you invested to the third and fourth generations.” Hearing these […]

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Missional Community

By Daniel Im:  What is missional community? In an individualistic culture, the term missional community is strange and out of the norm. To put others before yourself, to step outside of your comfort zone, to risk the possibility of being rejected for the gospel … it seems like an odd lifestyle. However, […]

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5 Essential Ingredients for Planting Purpose Driven Churches

by Brandon A. Cox: If the local church is the hope of the world… then we need more local churches. As I write this, I’m a couple of hours away from teaching a lab at Saddleback Church’s Hope Renewed conference on Planting Purpose Driven Churches. I’m a huge believer in the power […]

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Reaching the Unreached

By Daniel Im:  Professor or Adventurer: Recovering the Church’s Adventurous Spirit Harrison Ford is no stranger when it comes to starring in larger-than-life trilogies. The biggest trilogy, obviously, was Star Wars. The second, Indiana Jones. In the Indiana Jones’ trilogy—and the latest one that came out in 2008 (and another […]

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Personal Evangelism for the Church Planter and the Church Plant

by J. Mack Stiles: Most pastors I know start a church plant with a deep desire to do evangelism. In one sense, what else would you do? Hardly any new pastor sets out to start a church by “sheep stealing.” They want a vibrant, cross-focused, Jesus-centered church that hums with […]

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Reach the Lost

by Brandon Guindon:  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. My greatest fear growing up was getting lost. It terrified me so much at times that while […]