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Category: Outreach

Re-Imagine Church Night

Launch Team Development  One common challenge every church planter faces is developing a launch team. Whether a planter starts with a group of people from a sending church or starts from scratch, developing a team of people who will carry out the ministry and mission of the church is never […]

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Reaching the Unreached

By Daniel Im:  Professor or Adventurer: Recovering the Church’s Adventurous Spirit Harrison Ford is no stranger when it comes to starring in larger-than-life trilogies. The biggest trilogy, obviously, was Star Wars. The second, Indiana Jones. In the Indiana Jones’ trilogy—and the latest one that came out in 2008 (and another […]

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Personal Evangelism for the Church Planter and the Church Plant

by J. Mack Stiles: Most pastors I know start a church plant with a deep desire to do evangelism. In one sense, what else would you do? Hardly any new pastor sets out to start a church by “sheep stealing.” They want a vibrant, cross-focused, Jesus-centered church that hums with […]

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Correcting Media Statements about You and Your Church – by June 30

by Warren Bird: When the media says something bad or inaccurate about the church you serve, especially if it’s a high-visibility church, it hurts all of us. But with your help, we can change many of those reports. Several times each week we get requests by the media for a […]

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20+ Downloadable Graphics Your Church Can Use to Promote Baptisms

by Rich Birch: Baptism is a vitally important part of discipleship process for the people at your church. It’s also an amazing time in the life of your church. Make sure that you are leveraging this opportunity in the life of your church to communicate about all the life change […]

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Never Waste a Good Sermon! 6 Ways to Re-Purpose Your Message Content

by Brandon A. Cox: Do you ever get that post-sermon, anti-climactic feeling that all of your research, all of your writing, all of your preparation just got burned up in a single half-hour shot? It would be far more ideal to leave church on Sunday believing there was still much […]

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Jon Morrison on Being a Millennial Reaching Millennials

by Rich Birch: Welcome back to this week’s unSeminary podcast. Thanks so much for joining us today as we talk with a friend of mine, Jon Morrison, who is an author and a blogger. He is a different kind of guest from our usual visitors and he is here today […]

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5 Tips for Good Old-Fashioned Social Networking, Online

by Brandon A. Cox: If you’ve read Rewired, you might remember that the first section of the book aims to prove that social networking isn’t new. In fact, it’s as old as humanity. We’ve always sought connection. We’ve always spread news socially and relationally. In the last decade and a half, […]

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12 Content Marketing Ideas for Church Leaders

By Brandon A. Cox: Okay, content marketing might be a new term for you. Here’s a definition from Joe Pulizzi, Founder of the Content Marketing Institute… “Content marketing is a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience — and, ultimately, […]

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Does Online Church Hurt Attendance at Your Physical Location?

By Warren Bird: Are you curious whether online church helps or hurts attendance at the physical locations of churches like yours? Overall, do you think the growth of online church been a good thing for the Christian movement? Or what about experimentation over microsites, such as “dinner church”? What kind […]