October 2019 Issue

Community Connections on a Budget: 3 Steps

Growing a Church Requires Connecting with More People—Here’s How

In order to grow, one thing has to happen: The church has to interact with more people. Then we need to connect with those people by capturing their contact info and then reaching out to them.

by Don Corder

Featured

The One Absolute Requirement for Connecting With the World Around You

How to Connect with the Community Around You in a Tangible Way to Create Authentic Relationships

by Doug Stringer

Assimilation & Our Churches: Do We Do It Well?

Integrating Visitors into the Life of Your Church Involves “Collect, Connect, and Convene”

by Ed Stetzer

Community Connections 101: Accept People

You Can Make Your Church a Place Where “Everyone’s Welcome, Nobody’s Perfect, Anything’s Possible”

by John Ortberg

5 Surprising Characteristics of Churches That Are Actually Reaching the Next Generation

How are the Fastest-growing Churches Handling Facilities and Finances to Attract Millennials? The Answers Will Surprise You

by Carey Nieuwhof

Grow Your Church Through the Evangelist’s Heart

Listen to Your Congregation Members and the People Around You to Find the Person with the Evangelist’s Heart

by Don Corder

The Latest

Does Jesus Love People Who Support Abortion or Who Oppose Abortion?

Is There a Difference Between the Kinds of People Who Need Jesus?

by Dr. Alveda C. King

Twelve Truths of Life in the Ministry

The Most Important Element in Building and Sustaining Growth is Developing a Healthy Mind, Attitude, Heart and Spirit as a Leader

by Dale O’Shields

Three Ways the Life of Christ is Expressed Through a Growing Church

Churches Grow When the Life of the Church Becomes the Life of the Community

by Rob Carman

“Gentlemen, This Is a Football!”

Creating Events That Win the Hearts of Men

by Paul Louis Cole

Five Desires That Keep Your Church from Growing

Not Every Church is Bound to be a Megachurch and Yet Every Church Can Look Beyond Their Four Walls

by Mike Clarensau

Department Features

Facilities & Finances

5 Surprising Characteristics of Churches That Are Actually Reaching the Next Generation

How are the Fastest-growing Churches Handling Facilities and Finances to Attract Millennials? The Answers Will surprise You

by Carey Nieuwhof
Connections

The One Absolute Requirement for Connecting With the World Around You

How to Connect with the Community Around You in a Tangible Way to Create Authentic Relationships

by Doug Stringer
Outreach

Assimilation & Our Churches: Do We Do It Well?

Integrating Visitors into the Life of Your Church Involves “Collect, Connect, and Convene”

by Ed Stetzer
Discipleship

Discipleship Comes Down to 7 Questions

Friendliness is Important at the Front Door, but the Sermon is the Highest Act of Friendliness on Any Sunday

by Doug Murren
Technology

The Two Biggest Misconceptions About Social Media

How to Avoid Mistakes While You Build Your Following and Protect Your Mission

by Brian Boyd Sr.
Leadership

Two Choices of the Leader You Can Be

Either the “Historic You” or the “Possible You” Will Lead Your Church

by Sam Chand

Trending

Community Connections on a Budget: 3 Steps

Growing a Church Requires Connecting with More People—Here’s How

by Don Corder

The Neighboring Life

Growing a Church by Fulfilling the Great Commandment

by Allen White

Community Connections 101: Accept People

You Can Make Your Church a Place Where “Everyone’s Welcome, Nobody’s Perfect, Anything’s Possible”

by John Ortberg

Three Ways You Are Vulnerable to Scammers and Online Identity Theft

Learn How to Protect Yourself from Impostor Social Media Accounts that Damage Your Credibility and Hinder Your Growth

by Kevin Long
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