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5 Reasons “Dotted Lines and Solid Lines” are Overrated in Multi-Site Churches

by Rich Birch: Over the last 20 years, I’ve spent a lot of time helping multi-site churches wrestle through how to launch and lead thriving campuses. One of the things that often comes up is the “dotted line and solid line” conversation. This is the conversation that attempts to outline […]

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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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Raise the Bar of Discipleship

by Regi Campbell: For years, I’ve defined a disciple as a “learner and follower” of Jesus. In theory, if someone really follows Jesus, they will end up helping others to become learners and followers. But the reality is they rarely do. Somehow, we get selfish saying things like, “I have my […]

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Sermon 2.0: The Future of the Preaching and Reaching The Unchurched

by Carey Nieuwhof: In a world where everything’s changing, how should the church change to reach more (not fewer) people? The struggle you have is the likely the struggle most church leaders have: reaching new people seems to be getting harder and harder every year. What if it didn’t have to […]

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Why Did the Disciples Show Up to the Great Commission?

by Bill Hull and Bobby Harrington: This is part of our blog series from the free eBook Evangelism or Discipleship: Can They Effectively Work Together?. An occupational hazard for you, the informed reader, is to scan or skip this section because you know what it says. While that may be somewhat […]

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Practical Help on Being a Life Giving Leader with Tyler Reagin

by Rich Birch: Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast! I’m super excited to have Tyler Reagin with us right as the launch of Catalyst: Atlanta unfolds. Tyler is the President of Catalyst, a leadership development organization which exists to equip and empower leaders who love the Church through events, content, […]

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Adjusting to Accommodate the Growth-Level of Your Disciple

by Jim Putman: A good disciple maker or leader does not allow his lesson or training to be limited  to a once a week study or a classroom. He does not need to attempt to execute the perfect lesson plan by trying to control every possible distraction. Jesus was flexible – Jesus met people where […]

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20 Steps to Children’s Ministry Safety for Your Church Plant

by Patrick Bradley: Children’s ministry safety in your church plant is serious business. But it doesn’t have to be mysterious. Here are 20 practical steps to stellar children’s ministry safety: No question, Jesus holds children in high regard. I’d say that churches in the US do, too, though we haven’t […]

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Our 2018 Top Resources for Church Leaders

by Tim Nations: As 2018 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to highlight the resources that you and thousands of leaders like you found most valuable for your ministries. We’re running this post a little early this year as some of these resources will be important […]

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5 Best Practices For Using Invite Cards At Your Church

by Rich Birch: We live in a digital age, so why are we bothering to talk about paper invitations? Can these little cards that announce upcoming series at your church still be an effective tool in the here and now? Haven’t we moved beyond mass broadcasting to use platforms like […]