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Spirit Breakout: Unexpectedly Encountering God at an Academic Conference

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When the Holy Spirit moved mightily at a recent academic conference, it was a moment no one wanted to see end.


How Churches Can Respond to Teens and Their Smartphones

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Technology isn't always a bad thing when it comes to today's youth. (Ambro)

Many Christian leaders are realizing the church can redeem technology and use it for a spiritual purpose. Find out how technology can enhance relationships instead of replacing them.


Why You Shouldn’t Use Secular Songs in Worship

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Should church worship bands play secular songs? (Lightstock)

When you leave church, shouldn’t songs about Jesus be running through your head instead of the church band’s rendition of, for instance, Styx’s “Come Sail Away”?


A Leadership Principle: Better, Not Wrong

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Are you teaching your subordinates the difference between wrong and better? (Lightstock)

One of the true characteristics of leadership is letting your subordinates know the difference between having done something in error and improving on what they’ve done.


10 Ways to Launch New Small Groups

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What types of strategies do you use to start new small groups? Here are some suggestions.


7 Ways to Connect With Guests Beyond the First Greeting

Greeting church guests is one thing, but was a connection attempt made? (Lightstock)

Do you find that guests are not coming back to your church? Could it be because no one really attempted to make a connection with them?


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