The Easter Invitation: Calling People to Decide What to Do with Jesus

Easter at Saddleback

As I write this, millions of Christians and church leaders are getting ready for Easter weekend, and it's a huge opportunity for the church …
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Do We Really Need More Churches In America?

Old Church

Right now there are over 300,000 Protestant churches in America. Just do the division (300,000 divided by 50 states) and that equals 6,000 …
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The 3 Levels of Dynamic Preaching

Composing Music

Did you know that for musical arrangements, composers write more than just the notes to be played? They also write the strength with which …
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3 Ways Your Church Facilities Communicate “You’re Not Welcome”

Keep Out

Growing up, anytime guests were coming to visit, we would “clean house” to get ready. The more important the guest, the more we cleaned …
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6 Ways Churches Can Still Use Facebook Well

Get Notifications

The gospel did okay before Facebook, and will do just fine without it. But plenty of churches and organizationslike mine have found Facebook …
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How to Develop Your Worship Team Into True Servants

Building Strong Worship Leaders

Our goal for church musicians and worship teams should be that they become ministers through music. It isn’t enough to be good musicians or …
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Make Easter BIG, but Don’t Put All Your Eggs In the Easter Basket

Big Easter

Easter is one of the two biggest weekends for most churches in terms of attendance. I see this as a great opportunity for evangelism to …
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Pastor, Do You Know What Your Future Looks Like?

Future

Pastor, have you considered your future lately? What does God have for you? When is the last time you really prayed about God’s future for …
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Sexual Atheism: Christian Dating Data Reveals a Deeper Spiritual Malaise

Dating Couple

The guy sitting across from me is a professing and practicing Christian. He drops by my office unannounced today to talk to me about his …
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7 Ways to Protect and Prolong Your Ministry

Refresh

I have found that taking a day off is often the only way I can get any planning, studying, or prep-work done. This is a common occurrence …
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