Category Archives: Pastoring

“Our church is financially broke”

Every church goes through lean times financially. Four years ago it was our turn.1 Our church treasurer came to me with the bad news. “Pastor, as you know, we have been falling behind on our bills each month for several … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Take the 2020 Challenge

Are you ready for the 2020 challenge? As a pastor (or church leader), by the end of 2020 what will you have done, cooperating with the Holy Spirit, to bring people into God’s final movement? There will be a thousand distractions, … 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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Making Appeals – Top Ten

An appeal is an invitation to take a next step with Jesus.   Appeal often. At the end of every sermon. At every baptism. At the end of every Bible study. Whenever the opportunity arises. Appeal because of Jesus. Talk … Continue reading

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How Evangelism Can Work, by Angel Rodriguez

  Introduction: The Role of Evangelism Have you noticed how a church can be transformed when a new pastor arrives to a district?  You can have the same church board, the same congregation, the same community, the same ministries within … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Invite a Friend to Take their Next Step with Jesus

  Making Appeals – Three Keys Do you remember who invited you to accept Jesus as your personal Savior and Lord, to embrace all Bible truth, to be baptized and to unite with God’s final movement? You can make those … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Mentor New Members

We had just finished a Week of Reaping. George and Mary, who we had never met before the week started, had made their decision to accept Jesus as Savior and Lord, embrace all the truths of the Bible, be baptized … Continue reading

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