Category Archives: Prayer

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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Four Tips to Maximize Your Reaping Meetings

Many churches have reaping meetings in the spring and fall. Here are four tips to maximize your results.

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“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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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? …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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Twenty-one Things that Increase Baptisms

Jesus said “Go, Make Disciples, Baptize, Teach them to Observe all things.” Matthew 28:19-20. “Every one newly added to the church is to be educated in regard to the work he is to do for the Master in winning souls to Christ.” {Review & … Continue reading

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Deliverance from Demonic Intimidation

The closer we get to the Second Coming of Jesus the more desperate the devil will become because he knows his time is almost up. “Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea! For the devil has come down to … Continue reading

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