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”...
Steve Jobs

Hats Off to Steve Jobs

By now you’ve heard of the passing of Apple’s Steve Job. He was touched with the fire of God. I thank God for his life. He...
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Ready, FIRE!, Aim

Are you reticent, or ready for action today? Most of the time we talk ourselves into a familiar refrain – Ready, Aim…Ready, Aim. We...
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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

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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...
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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....
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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How to Release Love at Your Church

As you make loving others the priority of your church’s life all other goals that are important and biblical, tend to fall into place...

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OUTREACH & EVANGELISM

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Toilet Cleaning Considerations

I just came back with teams doing a restroom cleaning outreach. I seem to have some sort of touch with this outreach – in...
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Extending Your Half-Life In The Community

The term Half-life refers to how long something continues to have an influence on a system. For example, how long does a medication remain...
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Talk Up The Gospel

I have heard a lot of speculation about the utter demise of spontaneous evangelistic conversations such as verbalizing the Gospel to strangers. I understand...

LEADERSHIP

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Ready, FIRE!, Aim

Are you reticent, or ready for action today? Most of the time we talk ourselves...
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Making Deals with God

Sometimes it’s a good idea to negotiate with God. When she was seeking to know...
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The Difference Between a Good Idea and a God Idea

Good Idea Stressed out Serious-minded Comes as a result of brainstorming and hard work Comes from many efforts Feel accomplished...
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The Power of A Persistent Idea

There is nothing more powerful on earth than an idea that is carried out over...
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I’m No Evangelist

I recently took the online inventory commonly referred to as the APEST put together by...

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

Steve Jobs

Hats Off to Steve Jobs

By now you’ve heard of the passing of Apple’s Steve Job. He was touched with the fire of God. I thank God for his life. He...