A Saturday Quote – The Father’s Gift

“You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father’s face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift.” – John R. Rice, evangelist and author

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Three Ways to Make Christmas Meaningful for YOU this Year

Jason Hatley here, Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey Church, with a quick (but very important) question for you . . . How’s your Christmas season going? No . . . I’m not talking about services or Christmas planning. I’m talking about you. How is YOUR Christmas season going? For all of us in ministry Christmas can be a huge season … Read More

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Did You Miss It? – Christmas Offering Training – Free Replay

I wanted to send out a big Thank You this morning to all of you who joined me for one of the 4 Christmas Offering Webinars that I did last week (over 825 of you participated). I’ve also heard from a bunch of you who either found out about them late or couldn’t attend for one reason or another, so … Read More

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Are You Reaching Non-Christians This Christmas? (Part 4)

This week, we’ve been thinking about how you can work with the natural surge that God has built into the Christmas season to influence those who don’t yet know Jesus. We started by making sure we are outwardly-focused this season. Then, we talked about how to increase the number of guests at our Christmas services. Yesterday, we learned how to … Read More

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Are You Reaching Non-Christians This Christmas? (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of the “Are You Reaching Non-Christians This Christmas?” mini-series. Yesterday, we talked about the importance of making sure your church is outwardly-focused, especially during the Christmas season. If you missed that post, you can check it out below. Now that you realize how important it is to focus your attention on non-believers this season, let’s jump … Read More

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Are You Reaching Non-Christians This Christmas? (Part 1)

Is your church doing a Christmas play? Hosting a church-wide party? Inviting all of the couples to a Christmas reception? Holding a Christmas Eve service? I hope you are doing at least one or two of these things. Christmas is a time for celebration! But as you go about your usual holiday festivities, let me challenge you to think about … Read More

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