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6 Things Portable Churches Are Thankful For

.et_post_meta_wrapper There’s probably a lot that church leaders like you can be thankful for – God’s faithfulness, the support of friends and family, a God-centered church community and the encouragement from like-minded leaders! However, an increasing number of churches across the United States have something else to be thankful for […]

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FINDING THE MARKETPLACE

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: Paul was bi-vocational. It was partly so that he could eat. It was partly so that he could support his team (Acts 20:4). I believe, however, that Paul could have asked almost anything he wanted from his churches support-wise, but instead […]

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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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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 […]

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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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7 Things They Didn’t Teach You in Seminary About Funerals

by Rich Birch: Performing funerals is a reality of being the pastor of a church of any size and style. Even if your church is primarily filled with young people, from time to time you will be called upon by families to perform a funeral. These moments, while incredibly touching, […]

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What Happens When You Don’t File a Nonprofit Annual Report with Your State

by Patrick Bradley: Almost every state has an ongoing nonprofit annual report requirement for nonprofit corporations such as churches. This is business you need to take care of regularly. Or this could happen… Almost every year I get a panicked phone call or email from one of my churches. They’ve […]

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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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Nine Systems Within a Church Planting System

By Ed Stetzer: Looking across the spectrum of church planting networks and denominations, there are nine basic systems that make up a typical Church Planting System in a North American church planting network. Prayer A prayer strategy is the lifeline of any church planting network. One example of this is a […]

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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 […]