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Bible Study Clubs in Papua New Guinea Reach Thousands of Students

A young girl’s simple prayer request led to thousands of students hearing the gospel in Papua New Guinea...

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Peer Accountability: "One Anothering" to Keep Believers Mission-Focused: 8th Essential for a TRULY Evangelistic Church

We all have important tasks that we (1) fear, or (2) dread, or (3) just don’t prioritize as highly as we should. Consequently, we often fail to do them. For many of us who are Christians, witnessing to people whom we know need Jesus is probably on this list. That’s why many, if not most, evangelical churches “talk the talk” of the Great Commission, but don’t “walk the walk,” at least on the local level. Good news: There is a “Game Changer” that is simple and effective. Read on.

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Congregational Warmth: Developing a Culture of Authentic Hospitality: 7th Essential for a TRULY Evangelistic Church

“Alien tissue rejection”— I first learned about the tendency for the human body to reject a transplanted organ when one of my best friends had a heart transplant. The body recognizes the transplanted tissue as foreign and mounts an immune response to reject it. Many congregations respond in a similar way to visitors, to varying degrees. Some of us have experienced that "you don't belong here" feeling when we have visited churches. A church that doesn’t warmly “embrace” its visitors – can’t be TRULY evangelistic. Learn about “Five Congregational Temperatures” and how to set your church’s “thermostat” at the best setting to make new attenders feel at home and want to come back.

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An Agnostic, An Opportunity, and The Story of Hope

I was in Brazil teaching The Roots of Faith – New Testament to dozens of church leaders when I received the Facebook message, "Hey Randy! Hope you are doing well and enjoying your time helping others abroad right now. I was wondering if there would be a day when you get back I could talk to you about faith, death and a few other things?"

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