The Problem With Gimmicks

Phil Cooke: "Gimmicks may get attention, but truly original ideas change the world."

4 Keys to Closing the Back Door

Thom Rainer offers four solutions for connecting--and keeping--people engaged with the mission and vision of your church.

3 Things Churches Love That KILL Outreach

Ed Stetzer: "If your church loves the way you do church more than your children, it loves the wrong thing."

Is It About Marketing? Or Reputation?

Thomas G. Bandy: "If you want to reach postmodern seekers, you have to think about reputation rather than marketing."

Greg Laurie: Right Place, Right Time

"I feel very strongly that if a person says they want to commit their lives to Christ, it should be acted on immediately."

6 Things Business Teaches Us About Evangelism

"I grieve that the marketplace shows a little more creativity and tenacity than we do in the church. It doesn’t have to be this way."

How the Presence of God Fuels Our Mission

David Fitch: “We not only gather in God’s presence on Sundays, we live in his presence the other six days of the week.”

5 Insights About the Unchurched That Might Surprise You

"These data confirm that there has never been a more opportune time to connect with the lost and unchurched."

Pointing People to Jesus Offers Rest

The problem was—and is—that not enough laborers are willing to recognize that hearts will remain restless until they find their rest in God, and to point them to Jesus.

3 Ways to Influence Others for God

The name of the game is showing up and being present in the lives of others.