This Is the Time to Plan for 2021 Residencies

Michael LinerAll Enews, Planting Team

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We just wrapped up an unusual and challenging summer, and now is the time to begin to prayerfully look at next year’s possibilities and opportunities. If the Lord tarries, we should all be found investing and developing missional disciples. It won’t happen by accident. It takes the intentionality of leaders to make it happen. We have a tremendous resource of … Read More

Shane Pruitt: Don’t Forget About Your One!

North American Mission BoardAll Enews, Strengthening Team

So much has changed around us since this year began. And with so many different shifts and transitions, it could be easy to get into our own silos and forget about our greater calling as Christians to give Jesus and the gospel to those who are lost. National Next Get Evangelism Director, Shane Pruitt provides a timely and encouraging reminder … Read More

‘Who’s Your One?’ emphasis officially launched

Baptist PressAll Enews, Strengthening Team

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ALPHARETTA, Ga.(BP) — The North American Mission Board (NAMB) officially launched the “Who’s Your One?” evangelism initiative today (Feb. 26) as part of an effort to encourage Southern Baptists to engage people with gospel conversations throughout the year. This evangelism emphasis asks believers to pray for and focus on one individual in the hope that that person may come to … Read More

Beating evangelism paralysis

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There’s something about pastoring a church that causes us to stay in perpetual research mode. Maybe it’s our seminary training. Maybe it’s the stats and facts we live in daily. Who knows? What I have noticed is that many pastors suffer from “analysis paralysis.” What’s that? Wikipedia gives a great definition: Analysis paralysis is the state of over-analyzing (or over-thinking) … Read More

Learning from the learners

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By Rick Duncan I had an “aha” moment as I stood in a prayer circle in May 2018 at Severn Run Church in Baltimore with Phil Gifford, Josh Bradley, and J.D. Mangrum. Phil and Josh were helping lead; J.D was going to be trained. He had arrived two hours early, while we were setting up. Since “training begins when the … Read More

Crossover Dallas, Harvest America proclaim hope of gospel

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David Crowder

DALLAS—“I’m not here to talk to you about religion,” said pastor Greg Laurie. “I’m here to talk to you about a relationship with God that you can experience. Christ can fill that big hole that is in your heart right now. We all need Him. We all need a Savior. There’s so much stuff to distract us and emptiness to … Read More