So You Are the New Pastor of a Small Church, Now What?

Evangelism for the New Small Church Pastor

Were you recently appointed as the new pastor of a small church?Over the summer, I've met with new pastors, freshly ordained, who have been appointed to very small churches in rural areas, or some churches in urban pockets that have been in decline for years.What are some possible ways the small church pastor can help grow the church … [Read more...]

Video: How to find the best evangelism course for your church

Video about best evangelism course

In the video, I answer a reader question about how to find the best evangelism training course for your local church.Listen in:[Feed Readers may need to click through]Recommended ResourcesRead my Review of Got Style by Jeffrey Johnson Listen to the podcast with the author of Got Style Get your copy of Got Style from Amazon … [Read more...]

Video: Dr. Michael Green examines What is the gospel

Dr Michael Green Evangelism and the Early Church

Michael Green has had a tremendous influence on my ministry through his books that I read while in seminary.Michael gave the first talk at a recent confidence in the gospel event.  If you have 18 spare minutes, listen to his challenge to us to be faithful to the Apostolic Gospel.Michael Green provides the keynote address exploring the … [Read more...]

Video: How Your Church Can Grow in Evangelism


As a church leader, what if you don't excel in personal evangelism?Can your congregation still enjoy conversion growth?Watch these three pastors in this 10-minute video about how churches can grow in evangelism.Darrin Patrick, Mark Dever and Matt Chandler spend some time talking about their different evangelism approaches.You … [Read more...]

Get More Church Invitations: Relevant Sermons

How preaching leads to more church invitations

Recently, I was asked via Ask EvangelismCoach about ways to increase the number of invitations to church that members give to their network of friends.Review these posts to get on board with some of the answersMore church invitations: Friends and Family Get More Church Invitations: Prayer I want you to come to my churchToday, I … [Read more...]

Tim Keller on How churches reach cities – Lausanne Capetown 2010


Here's a 17+ minute video of Tim Keller talking at Lausanne about how you reach cities byPlanting & renewing churches that are contextual to the city, Establishing citywide gospel movementsBy contextual churches, he speaks of planting a church that fits in your context.   As part of that talk he gave these marks to becoming … [Read more...]

Break the Barriers Hospitality Training on DVD

Break DVDsetCase

You’ve worked so hard to attract church visitors. . . . .You passionately desire to reach these newcomers for Christ.You know that Jesus can make a difference in their life.Perhaps you’ve spent money on advertising like a direct mail campaign or business cards members give away. You’ve designed sermon series to hopefully entice a second … [Read more...]

Evangelism Strategies Podcast and Webinar Replay

Webinar for Churches

In this complimentary Evangelismcoach webinar, I’ll share with you 3 major areas of evangelism training for your congregation to help you develop your evangelism strategy for 2012.Among other things you’ll lean:3 areas of focus for congregational evangelism to start your planning 6 different evangelism styles to match the right program … [Read more...]

Expecting Church Visitors at Christmas? 5 areas to spruce up

Church Visitor Welcome Packet

Are you prepared for to receive new church visitors at Christmas time?I want to give you 5 areas to consider improving your church welcome for your first time visitors when the come this Christmas Season. 1.  Train Greeters Greeters can provide a warm handshake, helpful information and walk a guest to classes or the sanctuary if … [Read more...]

Prepare Your Church for Christmas Visitors – Hospitality Review

Church Hospitality for Christmas

Christmas is an ideal time to attract people into your churchby hosting Advent activities, reaching out into the community, and making your church more inviting.Don't miss the opportunities to introduce people to Christ this Christmas.As you celebrate and announce the birth of Christ, don't forget to also proclaim the resurrection … [Read more...]