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Fulfilling the Great Commission Through Godly Love: A Practical Guide for Effective Visitation Ministry for Loving Churches

Fulfilling the Great Commission Through Godly Love: A Practical Guide for Effective Visitation Ministry for Loving Churches

by Amoakoh Gyasi-Agyei

“You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” —Acts 1:8, nkjv   You don’t have to be a globe-trotting evangelist to tell others about Jesus. We all have neighbors who need Him. That’s why Jesus told His disciples to make Jerusalem—their own neighborhood—t… Read more…

Marks of the Messenger Knowing, Living and Speaking the Gospel

Marks of the Messenger Knowing, Living and Speaking the Gospel

by Mark Dever and J. Mack Stiles

Many think evangelism is rooted in a method. It is rooted in something much deeper. It is found in what makes us whole and healthy messengers of God's truth about Jesus. Mack Stiles has lived the life of the healthy evangelist in homes and coffee shops, at universities and farms. He has lived out and spoken about the gospel to Kenyans, Koreans, … Read more…

The Renegade Pastor Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry

The Renegade Pastor Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

Break out of the trap of average and pursue God's best for your ministry. The average church in America is declining by 9% every year, is behind on budget, and is unable to move forward with the kingdom plans God has in store. The average pastor is stressed out and struggling to maintain healthy relationships and life balance. But while the cycle of aver… Read more…

7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Children's and Student Ministry Leaders

7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Children's and Student Ministry Leaders

by Michelle Anthony and Megan Marshman

With decades of ministry experience, Michelle Anthony and Megan Marshman capture the guiding essentials of life-changing family ministry. These seven essentials for children and student leaders emphasize: 1. Empowering families to take spiritual leadership in the home 2. Forming lifetime faith that transcends childhood beliefs 3. Teaching Scripture as the ul… Read more…

Growing Young Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church

Growing Young Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church

by Kara Powell, Jake Mulder and Brad Griffin

Unleashing the Passion of Young People in Your Church Is Possible! Churches are losing both members and vitality as increasing numbers of young people disengage. Based on groundbreaking research with over 250 of the nation's leading congregations, Growing Young provides a strategy any church can use to involve and retain teenagers and young adults. It pr… Read more…

The Sacred Wilderness of Pastoral Ministry Preparing a People for the Presence of the Lord

The Sacred Wilderness of Pastoral Ministry Preparing a People for the Presence of the Lord

by David Rohrer

Pastors often find themselves struggling to survive in the wilderness of the contemporary church scene. How do they remain faithful in light of the marginalization of organized religion, denominational strife, rapid demographic change, falling numbers and a general malaise among church members? Many pastors feel helpless, others hopeless. Sociologists and po… Read more…

15 Characteristics of Effective Pastors How to Strengthen Your Inner Core and Ministry Impact

15 Characteristics of Effective Pastors How to Strengthen Your Inner Core and Ministry Impact

by Kevin W. Mannoia and Larry Walkemeyer

The church finds itself in a period of great diversification and multiple expressions. In the midst of great change, we have become confused about what really makes for healthy and authentic pastoral leadership. What are the basic and common characteristics necessary for pastors to be effective? How can lay people understand the pastoral call more fully and … Read more…

Boiling Point How Coming Cultural Shifts Will Change Your Life

Boiling Point How Coming Cultural Shifts Will Change Your Life

by George Barna and Mark Hatch

Two decades ago a groundbreaking book called "The Frog in the Kettle" changed what we believe about the evangelical Church and its influence in America. Subsequent books by George Barna have become must-reading for church leaders and concerned Christians everywhere. Now Barna takes a fresh look at the Church--where we stand and where we are headed-… Read more…

Cómo liderar cuando no estás al mando

Cómo liderar cuando no estás al mando

by Clay Scroggins

Todo líder, en cualquier edad, está familiarizado con la sensación de no estar al mando. Muy a menudo, la falta de autoridad paraliza líderes, creyendo que deben esperar estar a cargo para poder liderar. Uno de los mayores mitos de liderazgo es que debes estar a cargo a fin de liderar. Los grandes líderes no lo creen así. Los mejores líderes conducen … Read more…

Theology of Biblical Counseling

Theology of Biblical Counseling

by Heath Lambert

Since the beginning of the biblical counseling movement in 1970, biblical counselors have argued that counseling is a ministry of the Word, just like preaching or missions.  As a ministry, counseling must be defined according to sound biblical theology rather than secular principles of psychology. For over four decades, biblical theology has been a… Read more…

Toughest People to Love How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life -- Including Yourself

Toughest People to Love How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life -- Including Yourself

by Chuck DeGroat

People -- frustrating, confusing, disappointing, complicated -- are the most difficult part of leadership, and they challenge leaders everywhere, from leaders of many to managers of a few. In this book Chuck DeGroat addresses the flawed nature of people and offers wisdom for leaders of all types in dealing with just about anyone who is difficult to lead and … Read more…

Jesus Christ, Disciplemaker

Jesus Christ, Disciplemaker

by Bill Hull

Thomas doubted. Peter denied. Matthew had a shady past. And most of Jesus' disciples had trouble understanding his true message and mission at times. How did Jesus take lowly fishermen and tax collectors and turn them into some of the most influential men that ever lived? And how can modern church leaders empower regular church members to meet their pote… Read more…


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