"When it comes to innovation, there should be no group on the planet that strives to think creatively like the local church does."
On May 15, 2016, churches and other faith-based organizations are invited to pray and advocate for unreached people groups.
"God’s Word changes hearts, but especially on sensitive subjects, God’s Word is often most effective in relationships of trust."
Ed Stetzer: How do you plant churches in a secular society?
Hugh Halter: "Being human may be how we are all born, but staying human is not natural—it’s supernatural."
Ed Stetzer: "God is calling us to help people move from an attractional mentality to an incarnational one."
"Nowhere in Scripture are we commanded to 'get people to pray the sinner’s prayer.' We were told to make disciples."
"A far better focal point than church growth is church health. Big isn’t better. Small isn’t better. Healthy is better."
Ed Stetzer: "Churches that make these three shifts will be more effective at outreach in a skeptical culture."
Ed Stetzer: "People need to see that 'Christian' isn’t just a check box on a survey, but a life changed by the gospel."