6 Reasons to Preach About Money

I often teach that “Stewardship is Discipleship” and share the benefits to both your members and your ministry on using a stewardship system to cultivate giving in your church. Today’s guest post addresses this often taboo issue head-on. Brandon A. Cox is the editor of Pastors.com and author of “Rewired: Using Technology to Share God’s Love.” As a pastor, I’m well aware of … Read More

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“Stewardship is Discipleship” – A Pastor’s Testimonial

I have a wonderful testimonial today on how a pastor challenged his church to step up in the area of stewardship – and the results that followed. Gregg Matte, senior pastor of Houston’s First Baptist Church, used the principles from my book, Maximize, to make an impact on his church’s giving. He recently shared this at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting. Dave … Read More

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How To Be Creative With Your Preaching This Summer (Part 2)

As part of your creative summer series planning, try tying in fun events to complement your teaching. For example, during the God On Film series, we have weekly “play groups” available where people can go see one of the featured movies with others from the church, and then grab dinner to discuss it. This goes hand-in-hand with your creative outreach. People will want to … Read More

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How To Be Creative With Your Preaching This Summer (Part 1)

Summer is the time to be extra creative in your message planning.  You have the freedom to intentionally teach on topics that will draw a crowd.  Around The Journey, we always plan this kind of “attractional series” for the summer, in an effort to reach people who may not otherwise come to church.  Each year we do a series called … Read More

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Save 50% Off My Books This Month!

Over the past few years, I’ve discovered how to expand the impact of my church systems books for church leaders like you. I have written a couple of smaller, companion books – designed to help you equip your people to grow in areas like Stewardship and Ministry. And I just heard some great news – THIS MONTH (January) you can pick … Read More

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New Maximize Book + $270.00 in Bonuses – TODAY ONLY!

I am happy to announce that my latest book, Maximize: How to Develop Extravagant Givers in Your Church is available for order today, Oct 1, at Amazon.com! And, if you pick up the book today (for about $10), I’ll give you over $270.00 in special bonuses (including a gift certificate for Church Leader insights that is equal to your book … Read More

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