Category Archives: Church Planting

Group Leaders Who Thrive and Multiply

There’s no doubt that the Bible gives us counsel on the need for groups. So why is it so hard to get them going or keep them going in a local congregation? Recently I presented an interactive training on zoom … Continue reading

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How to Start a Movement of Soul Winning & Church Planting

What will it take to see a movement of soul winning and church planting across a conference? Here are some simple clues from a presentation at the 2019 eHuddle in San Diego, California. https://www.adventistlearningcommunity.com/resources/14464

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Looking for Mission-Minded Volunteers for Dark Areas

I found this chart very interesting. Adventists as a percentage of the population for every county in the US. Gray means we have no presence and dark green means we have almost no presence. We still have a big mission … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Use Your Israel Trip for Evangelism

Many pastors and church leaders have taken a trip to Israel to walk where Jesus walked and see the Bible lands. Why not use all those pictures and experiences to share Jesus and Bible truths with others? Last month (September … Continue reading

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Five Keys to Strengthen Your Church

The Lord has a great plan for your church family! Your little church can impact eternity for Jesus! “A company of believers may be poor, uneducated, and unknown; yet in Christ they may do a work in the home, the … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Take the Adventist Message to a New Community

The City of Benbrook, Texas (population 23,000) has never had a chance to hear or see the Adventist message. Until one year ago this month. A group of us from the Crowley and Ft. Worth First Seventh-day Adventist churches made … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Pray to Jesus for Bold Goals

Is it okay to pray for goals you could never accomplish in your entire lifetime? Is it okay to pray for goals that you don’t have the money to pay for? Is it okay to pray for goals that have … Continue reading

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Start Something New to Win Souls

Have you ever tried to do something for Jesus but it never seemed to work out? You tried to start a Bible study or small group or mission trip or church plant but it went nowhere? Perhaps the Lord is … Continue reading

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Soul Winning Quiz

Soul Winning is an act of faith based on trust in the Lord of the harvest and a willingness to act on the Bible principles He has given us. Here is a self-evaluation pop quiz I recently shared at the … Continue reading

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4 Things to Do if Your Church Says “No” to Evangelism

The pastor on the phone sounded defeated. “I talked to the church board about Evangelism and they said they didn’t want any evangelism this year, and maybe not next year either.” In situations like this it is possible to forget … Continue reading

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