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7 Big Tips for Funding Your Ministry Vision This Year

by Brandon A. Cox: What’s the ONE subject almost no church leader enjoys talking about? Yep. Money. Talking about money feels icky. Asking for money makes us feel like we’re begging. So we tiptoe. We skirt around the issue, assuming that taking a softer and more silent approach will earn us […]

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7 Facts About Church Growth That Will Make You Think Twice

by Rich Birch: Have you ever considered why some churches grow while others decline? What is it that seems to drive some churches to make a difference and reach more people while others struggle to keep the doors open? This will be a year of incredible breakthroughs in some churches […]

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10 Top Disciple Making Trends for 2019 (Part 2)

by Bobby Harrington: This is part of a two-part blog series. If you haven’t yet read Part 1, which contains trends 1-5, read it by clicking here. As I mentioned at the open of the last blog — the first five trends in Part 1 — we’ve seen some great, encouraging, […]

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The Art of the Ask

by Peyton Jones: There are a few rules when it comes to asking for money. First, money isn’t all you’re going to be asking your sending Pastor for. You’re going to ask for them to pay your salary for two years. It’s always best to ask high. People always make […]

Newsletter — January 2019

Building Bridges Marketing Ideas Church marketing is all about building bridges to lost people so they can hear the Gospel. It’s about empowering your church or launch team to share their faith. What are some ways your church can do this? The possibilities are endless, but before you commit to […]

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10 Top Disciple Making Trends for 2019 (Part 1)

by Bobby Harrington: We champion discipleship-first people – those who see life through the lens of being disciples of Jesus who make disciples of Jesus. These people form our tribe. Discipleship.org exists to help the members of this tribe to be faithful and effective disciple makers. Discipleship.org is like the “chamber […]

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All About Multisite // The 2019 Predictions Episode!

by Rich Birch: Welcome back to our monthly All About Multisite podcast! I’m chatting with a group of multisite ninjas and answering your questions about the ins and outs of launching new campuses. Our group is as follows: Natalie Frisk is our family ministry expert. She is a key leader […]

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5 Factors That Should Move Your Church to Add Another Weekend Service

by Rich Birch: Is your church wondering whether to add another service on Sunday mornings? Are you looking to the future and trying to figure out when you should add a second, third, or even fourth time to meet on a Sunday? Wrestling with the right timeline to add a […]

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The Posture of Generosity

by Beth Ehlert: Over the next three weeks, we’re going to take an in-depth look at three postures that I believe help us live a more peaceful, Jesus-filled life. The first of those three postures is that of generosity. What is generosity exactly? Generosity = Noun. [jen-uh–ros-i-tee]: 1. readiness or liberality in giving. 2. freedom from meanness or smallness of mind or character. […]

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The Secret to Spiritual Growth as a Disciple

by Jim Putman: If we are ever going to grow up in our faith, we will need spiritual relationships to help us do so. A mature person in Christ has deep relationships that help him or her remain mature and even grow further. There is absolutely no way around the need […]