Reaching Out

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suffering

Unless You’re Weeping for This, the Church Will Weep with You

What’s the answer for the many who suffer quietly in the supposed safe place for the hurting–the church–yet go without the comfort of others?

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student mission trips

5 Reasons Your Student Shouldn’t Go On a Mission Trip

The nations are in desperate need of the gospel. The” least of these” are hurting, hungry, thirsty, unclothed, and homeless. The solution? Not my teen!

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What Singles Want Marrieds to Know

What Singles Want Marrieds to Know

Here are some tips for engaging with and loving the singles around you well.

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9 Tips for Leading a Small-Group Study

Facilitating a small group study enhances your own embracing of the material, your relationship with God, and your heart for ministering to others.

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The people in my neighborhood

The People in My Neighborhood

My morning strolls did more than help me lose weight; they helped me learn valuable lessons about life.

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Moms ministry

The Importance of a Moms’ Ministry in Your Church

Ministering to this group can be instrumental in reaching everyone in the home.

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Ministering to parents

Ministering to Parents in Your Church

A creative way to connect with couples early in their parenting journey and establish a loving, caring relationship.

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Share the Gospel

10 Ways to Share the Gospel Without Being Pushy

Here are a few ideas that can help you share your faith by using your home as a hub for Christ.

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Weekend to Remember marriage retreat

A Life-Changing Weekend Marriage Retreat

At the Weekend to Remember, I got to see how God was at work in the lives of married couples.

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Sharing the Gospel

2 Simple Questions to Start a Life-Changing Conversation

These simple but profound questions changed the way I talk to people about Christ.

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Reaching out to others

Reaching the World From Your Own Home

If you look for the opportunities to be a missionary in your sphere of influence, they are easy to find.

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Families Change Families

Families Change Families

One of the most exciting things for me to see is the influence that one family who is completely God’s can have on others.

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Words of encouragement

20 Ideas for Encouraging Others

Your words can have a profound impact on the people in your life.

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Couples

A Legacy of Spiritual Multiplication

If you want a stronger, healthier church, help couples grow in their relationship with Christ and with each other.

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Legacy

A Mighty Legacy

Rather than giving in to the cultural pressures and divorcing his wife, Skip Leffler left a very different legacy.

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Mentoring

Are You Ready to be a Mentor?

Teaching younger couples to have a great marriage may not be as hard as you think.

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Can God Use Us?

Can God Use Us?

Jeff and Sheila Brawley wondered if God could work through them to help others.

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Confronting a friend

Confronting a Friend

Talking to someone about her sin isn’t easy, but I found that it’s beneficial when done in a God-honoring way.

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Divine appointments

Divine Appointments

Are you listening to the nudge of the Holy Spirit to talk to those around you?

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Helping engaged couples

Equipping Couples for Lifelong Love

Bill and Geri Masuzzo are committed to helping engaged couples learn how to be married.

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Starting a Marriage Ministry

7 Steps for Starting a Marriage Ministry

If you want a stronger, healthier church, help couples grow in their relationship with Christ and with each other.

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Sunday school classes

Small Groups, Large Groups, or One-to-One Ministry: Which Should You Use?

Here are two things to consider when trying to decide what delivery method to use for discipleship content.

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Starting a new ministry

2 Keys to Ministry Success

Practical steps to take to turn your vision for ministry into reality.

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Reaching out to others

Recruiting and Equipping a Marriage Ministry Team

Suggestions for creating a strong foundation for marriage ministry in your church.

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Reaching out to others

18 Ways to Use Your Home as an Outreach of Christ’s Love

How can friends and strangers feel loved and accepted in your house?

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Reaching out

Did You Know Your Home Is an Embassy of the King?

In a weary and wavering land, your home can be a place of love, encouragement, and comfort.

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using Stepping Up in prison

Why Prison Is the Highlight of My Week

Many of the concepts communicated in Stepping Up resonate immediately with the prisoners in our group.

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The Dynamic Duo of Baltimore

Bonita and Tazwell Thornton are leaving a priceless legacy to untold generations.

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The Art of Marriage

Surprised by The Art of Marriage

The new Sunday school class had 30 or more people each week instead of the usual 6-8.

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Launching a marriage ministry

Launching a Marriage Ministry: A First Person Perspective

Tips we’ve implemented during our time leading marriage ministry in our church.

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