Leadership Wisdom from Winning on The Price is Right

It was the thrill of the year to hear the announcer say, “The first contestant on The Price is Right is Mary Jane Show-grin”...
neighborhood

#11. Start Praying For Your Community.

As you pray you will begin to experience God's heart for your others. God softens our hearts toward others as we pray God's best...
chicken people

#10. Don’t Take Yourself, or Your Results, too Seriously.

What you are doing in ministry is 100% experimental no matter what you may say to the contrary. I've been doing outreach for decades...
window cleaning outreach

94 Servant Evangelism Ideas for Your Church

Servant Evangelism (SE) connects people to people in a natural, easy, low- risk, high grace way. Who doesn't like to be given a cold...
Johnny Appleseed

6 Outreach Leadership Lessons From Johnny Appleseed

John Chapman, aka the legendary “Johnny Appleseed”, was a missionary who reached out to Native Americans in the Ohio Valley in the early 1800s. He...

MUST READ

OBL

Was Osama Bin Laden Saved?

The cover of Time magazine recently featured Pastor Rob Bell and his controversial new book that hones in on the weighty issue of eternity....
free drinks

Why Kindness?

I was asked to write two book forwards this week.  This is something I have done for a number of writers – more in...
Burning Man

7.5 Lessons I Learned About Outreach At Burning Man

The famous Burning Man Festival is happening right now in the desert north of Reno right now. About 50,000 people from all over the world...
turtle and rabbit

Lesson #10: Turtles Last Longer Than Rabbits

#10: Turtles Last Longer Than Rabbits You’ve heard Aesop’s story about the tortoise and the hare. In this classic tale, the hare takes off quickly...
lighthouse

Doing Outreach or Reaching Out?

When we do outreach by serving - servant evangelism (kindness outreach) - to give away bottles of water at a stoplight or clean toilets...
night city people

Have You Considered Starting A Sunday PM Service?

There has been talk of late about the downside of starting Saturday evening services. Having pioneered that time slot from the get-go as an...
go

Go Out Anyway

Just Show Up! When it comes to doing outreach projects with teams a lot can go right... and wrong. After doing team-oriented outreaches for decades...
David hearing

Simplifying God’s Voice

Do you feel inadequate in the area of connecting with God's voice? When you hear others mention they have gotten specific guidance from God...
picnic

#12. Decide That Your Group Will Go Out To Serve On A Scheduled Basis.

Spontaneity is wonderful. Jesus was spontaneous in his approach to reaching people. There is plenty of evidence in Acts that God also values planned...

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OUTREACH & EVANGELISM

neighborhood

#11. Start Praying For Your Community.

As you pray you will begin to experience God's heart for your others. God softens our hearts toward others as we pray God's best...
chicken people

#10. Don’t Take Yourself, or Your Results, too Seriously.

What you are doing in ministry is 100% experimental no matter what you may say to the contrary. I've been doing outreach for decades...
connect

#5 Way Your Group Can Connect: Commit For Long Haul

When God can find people like you, who are willing to be diligent with his activities in a city, he gets excited. God blesses...

LEADERSHIP

chicken people

#10. Don’t Take Yourself, or Your Results, too Seriously.

What you are doing in ministry is 100% experimental no matter what you may say...
sign

#8. Don’t Wait For Special Guidance To Start.

Some of the most spectacularly gifted people in the Church world are those who have...
water source

#7. Don’t Wait For Money To Start.

“We will start just as soon as we have the financing to do so.” It...
talking on steps

#6. Don’t Wait For Encouragement From Your Church To Start.

It’s good to receive the right hand of fellowship as Paul referred to it. However,...
connect

#5 Way Your Group Can Connect: Commit For Long Haul

When God can find people like you, who are willing to be diligent with his...

LIFE LESSONS

Leadership Wisdom from Winning on The Price is Right

It was the thrill of the year to hear the announcer say, “The first contestant on The Price is Right is Mary Jane Show-grin”...

MEDIA

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah: A Catalyst For Kindness?

Have you noticed that on every cover of Oprah’s magazine she is smiling? Think about what you want, but I believe her smile is...