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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...
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 #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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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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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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#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

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Mistake #7. Too Few Outreach Opportunities.

Sometimes we think about doing outreach only now and then. But it takes a steady commitment to reach our community if we hope to...
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My Top 10 Outreach Misfires: Mistake #4. Not having patience with people coming to...

“How long does it take for someone to come to Christ?” Can we put a timeframe on people’s trek to Jesus? To listen to...

LEADERSHIP

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Mistake #6. Not Taking Enough Risks.

We tend to be perfectionists as Believers. It is easy to conclude that if God...
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My Top 10 Outreach Misfires: Mistake #4. Not having patience with people coming to Christ.

“How long does it take for someone to come to Christ?” Can we put a...
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Words + Deeds = Amazing Momentum!

Words of love need to be connected with deeds of love. Human nature being what...
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Lesson #13: Saying Yes Brings Life

#13: Saying Yes Brings Life Life is difficult after going through a time of death. One of...
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Lesson #12: Lead with Your Strengths, Never your Weak Side.

#12: Lead with your strengths, never your weak side. Once you have been down, you tend...

LIFE LESSONS

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Top Ten Mistakes in Outreach

I’m listing a few days worth of thoughts on mistakes I’ve made in the area of outreach. I’ve made plenty! I’ve had to pare...

MEDIA

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Mistake #7. Too Few Outreach Opportunities.

Sometimes we think about doing outreach only now and then. But it takes a steady commitment to reach our community if we hope to...
seal alone

Mistake #6. Not Taking Enough Risks.

We tend to be perfectionists as Believers. It is easy to conclude that if God wants our best effort, then we dare not step...