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How to Actually Find God

How to Actually Find God .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: With all three of my children, I experienced nearly the same special moment playing hide-and-seek. I would hide. They would seek. And I could always win. Always. There are a hundred places in even the smallest home where a toddler can’t […]

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5 Things Preachers Should Stop Doing!

Today’s post is written by Mark Clark. Mark is Senior Pastor of Village Church in Vancouver, a close friend, and co-creator of our course The Art of Better Preaching. By Mark Clark I have the great opportunity to not only communicate as part of my job – as a preacher, writer, conference […]

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5 Preaching Trends That Will Shape The Future

By Carey Nieuwhof and Mark Clark In a culture where everything’s changing, so is preaching. Sure…the message never changes, but the method has to if you want to be effective. What worked in preaching a decade ago is less effective today, not because the scripture or Gospel has changed, but […]

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Some Thoughts on the Wave of Deconversions and The State of Preaching Today

by Carey Nieuwhof: It’s the hope of almost every preacher I’ve ever met that people will embrace Jesus. That’s been my hope every time I preach. And yet the opposite seems to be happening: more people than ever before seem to be walking away from Christ. It’s not that they […]

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4 Lessons New Communicators Need To Learn Before Taking a Major Stage

By Dillon Smith. Dillon is content manager for Carey Nieuwhof Communications and is a member of the Speaking Team. You can book Dillon to speak at your next event here. By Dillon Smith Raising up new communicators can feel like navigating a minefield. There is a tension that anyone trying to […]

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5 Ways To Get Feedback On Your Preaching Without Crushing Your Feelings

by Carey Nieuwhof: I admit it, I can be a little sensitive to criticism. Whenever I’m finished giving a sermon or talk, you know what I really want to hear? You crushed it. That was world-class. Best message ever. That was spectacular. Show me the secret sauce. Okay that’s over-the-top, […]

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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 […]