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7 tips to eliminate boring from your sermons (and avoid writer’s block)

by Carey Nieuwhof: Ever write a message or talk that even you suspected was boring? That’s exactly where I found myself a while back. I’d outlined my message for our current series weeks ago, but when I went back into it 6 days before delivery, I realized I’d written a […]

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“It’s Not Deep Enough”: Responding to Discipleship Critics in Your Church

by unSeminary: If you’re a church leader, chances are you’ve heard some form of criticism that sounds something like this: “It’s not deep enough.” “I wish we would go deeper.”“I wish our church was more gospel-centered.” I feel like these criticisms are as old as our faith. In fact, after talking […]

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CNLP 270: Jenni Catron On How to Become a Good Public Speaker When You Never Planned To Become One, Pro Tips for Every Communicator, Why Communication Matters Even If You Never Give a Formal Talk

by Carey Nieuwhof: How do you become a sought-after public speaker when you never planned on becoming one? That’s a question Jenni Catron, who’s now a full time consultant and public speaker, had to figure out. She started at age 20 at a record label and soon discovered pitching to […]

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CNLP 259: Andrew Stanley on Making the Move from a Career in Finance to Full Time Stand-Up Comedy, Why and How Comedy Works, and on Being Andy Stanley’s Son and Charles Stanley’s Grandson

by Carey Nieuwhof: He never even thought about doing comedy until his final year in college. Less than four years later, Andrew Stanley quit his day job and went on the road full time as a comic whose career has really taken off. Andrew shares how he learned to write […]

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CNLP 251: Drew Powell and Matt Warren on Why Attractional Church is Past Peak, Why It’s Changing and What’s Next for Weekend Services

by Carey Nieuwhof: The attractional church model has been the dominant church model for 20 years in growing churches and many leaders are noticing it’s not nearly as effective as it used to be. Few churches were better known for the attractional model than Cross Point Church in Nashville, TN. […]

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When to Take Burn-the-Ships, No-Turning-Back, Massive Action

When to Take Burn-the-Ships, No-Turning-Back, Massive Action .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: Some decisions are so radical that there is simply no going back. They’re life-changing, and sometimes world-changing. The problem is, only a relatively few people will ever experience them. Out of twelve spies who scouted out the promised land, […]

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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 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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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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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 […]