Proven Easter book to help your people draw closer to God (10 cases left)

With Lent just a week away, we’re officially counting down to the Easter season! Limited quantities are available from the new printing of my powerful Easter book, At the Cross: With the People Who Were There. I don’t want you to miss out on the life change this book can bring to your people this Easter. We have started shipping books and have … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Church Growth, Easter, Ministry, Worship Planning

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Remembering Billy Graham today (free ministry gifts for you)

Today marks the anniversary of Billy Graham’s death. So today we are remembering the life and legacy of the 20th century’s greatest evangelist. And I have two free gifts for you that celebrate Graham’s impact and guide you in your own ministry (below). As he did for many, he impacted me in profound ways. In 1989, his book Peace with God was … Read More


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What is your greatest evangelism challenge in 2016?

As pastors, our primary New Year’s resolution never wavers: Reach more people for Christ and see them grow in a relationship with him.  However, there’s always one challenge after another to make it happen. As you prepare for 2016, take a moment and consider what is your greatest evangelism challenge… . . .Having the tools to conduct an impactful evangelism campaign? … Read More


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AMG takes an ad out for Christ

This post comes to us from Katey Hearth, a writer at Mission Network News. MNN is the broadcast ministry of Cornerstone University that reports on the work of mission agencies and relief organizations around the world. What do you do when you can’t openly speak about the Gospel? Well, you put it in a newspaper ad. At least that’s what AMG … Read More


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Billy Graham & Louis Zamperini – The Story Behind the Film Unbroken

This guest post written by Cathy Lynn Grossman explains just how much is left out of the new movie Unbroken, a film about WWII hero Louis Zamperini. The movie will be released on Christmas day. Two October evenings in 1949 brought together an alcoholic war hero and a fiery young evangelist. From then on, neither would be the same. The preaching in that rented … Read More


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The Power of a BIG DAY (Weekend Sale)

It’s Friday and I’m in the office getting ready for Sunday. No, not two days from now (we’re already set for THIS Sunday). I’m in the office getting ready for our next BIG DAY at The Journey! A Big Day is defined as: an all-out push toward a single Sunday for the purpose of breaking the next growth barrier and setting an attendance record … Read More


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Q&A: The 5:100 ratio – A powerful evangelism measurement tool

This is Kerrick Thomas – and for the last 12 years I’ve served alongside of Nelson Searcy as Executive Pastor of The Journey Church.  I’m guest blogging today and wanted to share a question I received from a Ministry Director from Dover, Ohio. Q: “I follow you quite a bit. I’ve read Activate and Fusion. Both great books! Thanks for all the … Read More


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5 Points of Encouragement for Evangelism

This week in gearing up for fall growth, we’ve been focusing on evangelism. Today we’ll take a look at this mission through the eyes of our people. This guest post from KC McCauley, contributor to The Christian Post, addresses the intimidation factor that our members may feel in sharing the Good News and provides 5 ways we can help them move … Read More


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7 Factors that are Hindering Evangelism in Churches

Evangelism is one of the key systems of healthy churches. With a goal toward revitalization, in today’s guest post Dr. Thom Rainer encourages you to “look in the mirror” when it comes to measuring the evangelistic temperature of your church. (You have an opportunity to meet Dr. Rainer in a couple of months – for details see the P.S.) There … Read More


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