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Loving the Lost: Churches Without the Broken Are Broken Churches

Are we simply 'hanging out' with other Christians, or are we evangelizing the lost and broken? (Lightstock)

Are we so concerned about how people view us that we'll never be accused of spending too much time with sinners?


Are You Using This Template for Church Planting?

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If planting a new church, are you planting it based on the Holy Spirit? (Lightstock )

If this particular element isn't involved when starting a new church, George Wood says you may simply be building on sinking sand.


5 Ways You Can Build Transformational Small Groups

These five steps could help you to see transformation in the lives of your congregation members.
These five steps could help you to see transformation in the lives of your congregation members. (Lightstock photo)

Do you strive to see lives transformed with your church members? Follow these five suggestions for your small groups and watch what happens.


6 Symptoms of a Dysfunctional Church

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Has your church shown any of these signs of dysfunction? (Lightstock)

Here are some signs that a church might simply need to undergo some revitalization.


Finding a Balance: Is Your Church Wide or Deep?

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Does your church serve up a watered-down gospel or does it go the other way and make Jesus' message complicated? Here's how to avoid both scenarios.


How to Foster a Creative Community in Your Church

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Do you encourage creativity among your church members? (Lightstock)

Are there unseen and unheard members of your church that have beautiful things to offer? How can you flush them out?


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