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Some Thoughts On Why MegaChurch Pastors Keep Falling

Carey Nieuwhof: So this isn’t an easy post to write, nor a glib one. I’m not even sure what I’m about to write is accurate. But once again last week, we heard of yet another mega-church pastor who isn’t in leadership anymore, this one fired by his church because of […]

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Weekly Update: How Do You Define a Church and a Disciple Making Church?

by Bobby Harrington: Dear Discipleship·org community, Defining a church and a disciple making church are big challenges. We brought a small group of disciple making leaders together last month to help us define these two key terms that are crucial for disciple-making leaders to thrive. I wanted to share the […]

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Digging New Wells & Results Oriented Ministry at Your Church with David Kinnan

by unSeminary: Welcome back to this week’s episode of the unSeminary podcast. Today we have David Kinnan, who is the lead pastor of Fountain Springs Church which is a fantastic church in a part of the country where churches don’t normally grow. Fountain Springs Church is in Rapid City, South […]

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ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: In order to discern your core values, you need to be able to understand what the community around you needs. Although you are deriving timeless principles from God’s word, you will be seeking to be an agent of change, and therefore […]

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New Book on Fasting and Prayer: Revival Starts Here

by Bobby Harrington: At last year’s National Disciple Making Forum, Shodankeh Johnson poignantly described how prayer and fasting has fueled a rapidly growing disciple-making movement in West Africa. His stories were incredible, and many of us walked away convicted. As American leaders, we also walked away wanting to lead our […]

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Portable Church Signage | Practical Steps to Creating Your Environment (Part 1)

.et_post_meta_wrapper by Portable Church Industries: Choosing to visit a church for the first time can be a daunting experience for many. Many first time visitors to your church can have their defenses up. Perhaps they have been hurt by a previous experience; perhaps they walked away from established religion a […]

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TOOLS OF THE TRADE

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: Google is your friend. Did you know that you can profile census information? You can profile single mothers, foreign language speakers, Poverty level. Mission Insights is a valuable resource that many big denominations use. This practice is known as “mapping”. Mapping […]

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What is a Church Plant Preview Service?

by Patrick Bradley: Before your new church makes a splash with its Grand Opening, you need to run at least 3 church plant preview services. I started learning about preview services before I even got into church planting ministry. Many years ago, I was on staff at a bank as […]

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When to Take Burn-the-Ships, No-Turning-Back, Massive Action

When to Take Burn-the-Ships, No-Turning-Back, Massive Action .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: Some decisions are so radical that there is simply no going back. They’re life-changing, and sometimes world-changing. The problem is, only a relatively few people will ever experience them. Out of twelve spies who scouted out the promised land, […]

Rewind: Your Favorite Free Resources From 2019

by Shawn Lovejoy: Over the course of 2019 we released a lot of free content at CourageToLead.com, helping so many leaders and teams grow healthier and grow faster! You seemed to connect with our blog posts, podcast episodes, and, for today’s post, our Free Downloadable Resources. The Free Downloadable Resources […]