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Prepare for Easter: Onramps

This Article is from Replicate’s Prepare for Easter Series by Chris Swain: In the early ’00s, as cell phones were becoming commonplace, I switched from printing off directions for long road trips to calling my wife on my mobile. She loved this process as you could imagine (please read that […]

Fuel 2019

Propel Your Vision to the Next Level Are you running low? Is your young church feeling a little stuck? Could you use a little fuel? We hear from church planters in years 2-10 about how hard it can be. How there are tons of conferences, workshops and books about starting […]

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Do This to Connect More Guests to Your Church with Greg Curtis

by unSeminary: Thank you for joining this episode of the unSeminary podcast. We’re speaking with Greg Curtis, the Director of Assimilation at Eastside Church in Orange County, California. We’re talking with Greg today about the importance of developing a ministry-wide strategy for assimilation that is used throughout your church. Second-nature […]

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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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5 Ways Your Church Can Use Text-Messaging to Reach More People

by Brandon A. Cox: 59% of millennials who grew up in church have dropped out.  Why? That’s a huge can of worms. There are plenty of theories – some based on data and others based on mere opinion. I believe at least one reason why we’ve failed to reach this younger generation of […]

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Three Ways to Assimilate Guests at Your Church

By New Churches Team: Every church needs an effective way to assimilate guests into the church and get them plugged into ministries and groups within the church. Here are three practical tips to do so. 1.Map It Out: A healthy way to do that is to map out where you want […]

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5 Emotions First-time Guests Feel When They Arrive at Your Church

by Rich Birch: Have you ever watched people arrive on Sunday morning at your church and wondered what they’re feeling in that moment? We know that feelings and emotions are incredibly powerful motivators and memory-makers. In fact, studies have proven that we make more decisions based on emotion rather than […]

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5 Reasons Charismatic Churches Are Growing (And Attractional Churches Are Past Peak)

by Carey Nieuwhof: Notice this lately? If you look at almost any growing church led by younger leaders, it definitely tends toward the charismatic—expressive worship, more emotional delivery in preaching, an openness to the work and activity of the Holy Spirit, and generally a warmer, more enthusiastic and expressive gathering. And…a […]

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7 Best Practices of First-time Guest Gifts at Your Church – unSeminary

by Rich Birch: Are you leveraging your first-time guest gifts effectively enough to move people from being guests to fully connected members of your church? I hope so, because this is an important piece of the connection timeframe; in fact, it’s a critical point in the eight phases of moving […]

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6 Systems Every Executive Pastor Needs to Evaluate This Year – unSeminary

by Rich Birch: Are you an executive pastor wondering where you should focus your time and energy? Are you wondering exactly how things are really going at your church? Are you a bit mystified about how to evaluate what’s really happening under the hood of your church? Executive pastors are […]