Video Discussion Starter:Imperfect

Gods Grace Handles our Imperfections

God looks at the inside not the outside.  If you were to use this video as a conversation starter, what additional questions might you use?Check out this video discussion starter and then I'll share some possible ways to use this video:(Feed Readers: You may need to click through to see the video) How I could use this videoShow it … [Read more...]

Video: Reducing Life Transformation to Two Words

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The power of Jesus to transform a life is dramatized in this short little film from JesusTattoo.orgAs I minister often in developing nations and in first world nations, I encounter many people who believe powerful lies about themselves.That they are:Worthless Useless Weak AddictedFollowing Jesus can bring a change to all of … [Read more...]

Gospel centered life change is the church’s work

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From a pastor friend of mine: "Two Amazing stories from church today...card from one Campus said, "the guy I used to buy drugs from came to church and got saved today."Report from another campus "I was on my way to buy heroin to kill myself tonight b/c I had no hope...saw the church...came in...gave my life to Jesus...found hope."I love … [Read more...]

Statistics on PC USA Membership Loss 2008

PC USA Membership Statistics

Since the PC USA is where I hold my ordination as pastor, these statistics are of interest to me, and I know that many of the EvangelismCoach.org subscribers are in that same tribe.Source: PC(USA) - Presbyterian News Service - PC(USA) records steepest membership loss since reunion in 1983. Membership in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) fell by … [Read more...]

The Rabbit and the Elephant Review

Rabbit and the Elephant Book Review

Today, I’m participating in a blog book tour for The Rabbit and the Elephant: Why Small Is the New Big for Today's Church Tony and Felicity Dale.Others have published their entry ahead of me (see below), and a few others will follow behind. The Rabbit and the Elephant A movement of house churches is reaching the tipping point in North … [Read more...]

The Rabbit and the Elephant Webinar

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This webinar has passed.You can watch the replay and download the podcast here: Rabbit and the Elephant Webinar Replay Here is the resource page: Rabbit and the Elephant Resource Page Here is a book review: Rabbit and the Elephant ReviewGrab our EvangelismCoach newsletter to get future webinar announcements.A movement of house … [Read more...]

Highlights from ARIS 2008 Survey

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The ARIS 2008 survey was carried out during February-November 2008 and collected answers from 54,461 respondents who were questioned in English or Spanish.The American population self-identifies as predominantly Christian but Americans are slowly becoming less Christian.86% of American adults identified as Christians in 1990 and 76% in … [Read more...]

Evangelism Where You Live – A Review Part III

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I’ve been reading Evangelism Where You Live: Engaging Your Community and I think it is a must read book for pastors of churches seeking to engage its community.See Part I of Evangelism Where You Live - A Review Part ISee Part II of Evangelism Where You Live - A Review Part IIThis final section of Chapters 5 - 8 gets into the nuts and … [Read more...]

Community Evangelism Webinar Resource Page

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I’ve been reading Evangelism Where You Live: Engaging Your Community and I think it is a must read book for pastors of struggling churches.It’s a book that is based out of years of practical experience, and has much to say to how a church should engage it’s community.How does your church connect with the community? Is your church over … [Read more...]

Community Based Servant Evangelism Webinar

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I've been reading Evangelism Where You Live: Engaging Your Community and I think it is a must read book for pastors of struggling churches. It's a book that is based out of years of practical experience, and has much to say to how a church should engage it's community.How does your church connect with the community?Is your church over … [Read more...]