16-Things I would tell my Son about Leading


If my son were starting a church this weekend… and he came to me and asked, "Dad, what are the most important things I need to know?" I …
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How to Deal with Irrational People


Irrational behavior has no good argument. Yes, Jesus challenged the religious leaders of His day, but He loved them just as much as He loved …
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Video: How to Be a Disciple That Makes Disciples

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I was learning to listen to again, but the Lord would only give me so much and then I had to do something about it. I was learning to listen …
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3 Ways You Could Help Save a Life on Facebook

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by Toni Birdsong From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much …
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8 Responsibilities of Team Leaders


If you are leading a team, whether in a ministry or mission context, your team expects you to lead.Even if you are new to leading, the …
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Sermon: How to Stay Refreshed

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The message How to Stay Refreshed was taught by Pastor Rick Warren as part of the series, Living Like a Champion, available from Saddleback …
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How to Utilize Baptism in Celebration With Your Group

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Steve Gladen and Brett Eastman talk about how to utilize baptism in celebration with your group. 1. Recognize the biblical basis of doing …
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Measuring Your Ministry


I’m a huge sports fan – soccer, in particular – but don’t worry, this post isn’t about sports. However, let me start by saying that …
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Five Clues That Reveal Your Small Group Ministry’s Best Next Step

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Apparently Solomon was right.  There is nothing new under the sun.  The issues and challenges that you face have been faced before by many. …
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Your Church Will Die (Part 1)

Abandoned Church

I think that your church will die. I don’t mean in the metaphysical die-to-self sense. I mean in the cease to exist, disappear from the …
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