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Love must be the most common ingredient.
Who in your community, in your congregation, in your family, is waiting for an invitation to return to Christ?
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July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019
Refocusing on discipleship: The heart of the Great Commission and the hub of all local church ministries
We are going, and we are baptizing. But we are not making disciples.
The formula: Six church friends in the first 6 months after baptism. Why do we make it so hard?
Spiritual life, involvement, and retention
Research stats but not rocket science—if they like your church, they’ll probably stay. Let’s make it happen!
Nurture, retention, reclamation: Can you hear their cry?
“A ministry of reconciliation in every congregation.” Do you agree? Yes! Do you have one?
It’s rescue time—15 crucial steps for reconciliation
"Homecoming Sabbath”—stop the talk and start the clock. Has the countdown begun in your church?
A must for a Christian
Inspiration from our ongoing revival and reformation series.
How to Become a Multicultural Church
How the gospel can address a world awash in nationalism, xenophobia, populism, and nativism.
Religious news from around the world.
Evangelism and retention myths
Practical pointers for pastors.