6 Traits of the Best Small Group Hosts

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Professor

Some churches raise the bar when it comes to recruiting small group leaders. You need to be a member for X amount of time, well versed in …
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A Crash Course in Spiritual Maturity

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Questions

“…knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance….” (James 1:3) Pity the church with an immature pastor. He can drive good …
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Cultural and Religious Research Cheat Sheet

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Survey

For the past week, I've blogged quite a bit on statistics and their use. I've discussed the misuse of stats, how to discern which stats are …
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28 Resources for Planting Churches

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I received an email this morning from my good friend Phil Peterson asking about resources for a church planting initiative. I’d …
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Should Your Church Use Technology for Recruiting Staff?

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PaperResume

Have you heard the news? Another traditional print piece is going electronic. Employee recruiters and human resource departments say that …
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Free Ebook: With Me – Relational Essentials for a Discipleship Ethos

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With Me

Character and wisdom are shaped in the mentoring relationships of a “with me” culture. And relationships at this level do not just happen. …
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New Research: Obedience Not Easy Decision for Believers

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Throughout 2012, we have been releasing groundbreaking new research from LifeWay Research's Transformational Discipleship study. In the …
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A Mobile App to Help You Share Your Faith

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Share Your Faith App

New social technologies have enabled people to share their faith at unprecedented rates, which makes this a great time in which to pass …
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4 Ways to Affirm Your Ministry Team

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Appreciation carries with it an amazing power. As a leader, I hope that’s something you already realize. Appreciation literally means to …
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Remembering the Perfume – Excerpt from Jesus: A Theography

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Jesus

By Leonard Sweet & Frank Viola Jesus: A Theography (Thomas Nelson, 424 pages, hardcover) is the new release by Leonard Sweet and …
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