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Trader Joe’s Employees – My Kind of People

A friend and I attended a pastor’s conference awhile back. It was a pretty relaxed group; some might say too relaxed! At the end,...
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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...

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Trader Joe’s Employees – My Kind of People

A friend and I attended a pastor’s conference awhile back. It was a pretty relaxed group; some might say too relaxed! At the end,...
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Mega-Churches or Medium-sized Churches…?

Someone sent me a tweet recently I’ve been thinking about. He asked about mega-churches and if many of the people they attract simply come...
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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....
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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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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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Lesson #6: “Big God!”…Your Perspective on Him Will Change.

#6: “Big God!”…Your Perspective on Him Will Change. When death has come your way, your image of God will be altered. It has to. The...
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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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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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OUTREACH & EVANGELISM

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Dave Jacobs Interview “Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets”

Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets Dave: Sorry that I haven’t kept up on “All-Things-Sjogren” but the last I heard you had planted a church in Florida,...
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#2. Don’t Replace the Word “Evangelism.”

Many have felt the need to play with the “E” word thinking it is offensive or out of date. The words we use to...
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#17.5 Smile, a LOT!

Some of those you seek to serve will be fearful of your offer of kindness. After all, they have never had someone offer to...

LEADERSHIP

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#4. Follow The Lead Dog — Your Senior Leader.

Your senior leader is the Senior Instigator of what goes on with evangelism and outreach...
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#17. Journal Your Results in Order Remember Them for the Future.

As your group proceeds together you will learn some amazing lessons as you reach out....
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#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...
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#8. Don’t Wait For Special Guidance To Start.

Some of the most spectacularly gifted people in the Church world are those who have...
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#7. Don’t Wait For Money To Start.

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

LIFE LESSONS

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#4. Follow The Lead Dog — Your Senior Leader.

Your senior leader is the Senior Instigator of what goes on with evangelism and outreach at your church. He may not be naturally gifted...

MEDIA

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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...
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Dave Jacobs Interview “Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets”

Steve Sjogren: Still Cleaning Toilets Dave: Sorry that I haven’t kept up on “All-Things-Sjogren” but the last I heard you had planted a church in Florida,...
dogs

#4. Follow The Lead Dog — Your Senior Leader.

Your senior leader is the Senior Instigator of what goes on with evangelism and outreach at your church. He may not be naturally gifted...
wrap it up group

#2. Don’t Replace the Word “Evangelism.”

Many have felt the need to play with the “E” word thinking it is offensive or out of date. The words we use to...