November 21, 2017 by Mark Hallock | Send Network
How important is preaching to the health, life and mission of God’s Church in the world today? Is it really all that important? I mean, aren’t there other, more effective ways in which to reach the lost and edify the saints? How essential is preaching to genuine gospel vitality and potency, both...
November 21, 2017 by Charlie Dunn | Send Network
The late scholar Mark Seale said, “everyone has a way of ‘leaning into life,’ and the Christian strives to ‘lean into life,’ all of life, Christianly. Conversion does not simply install a new ‘religious’ program over the existing operating system. It installs a new operating system.” Such a quote...
November 20, 2017 by Kent Bateman | Send Network
One of the things I felt least ready for when planting City Church is how to find and secure a Sunday meeting location. It wasn’t that I didn’t know what I was looking for—I felt good about that part. It was that I didn’t know where or how to look. Other than the very impressive skill of Googling...
November 16, 2017 by Rik Maxedon | Send Network
As a bivocational pastor, balancing sermon prep time with life as an employee and as a husband and father can be a challenge. To work through that challenge, I have found that I need to be consistent and creative.
November 16, 2017 by William Brown | Send Network
If we want to see a move of God in North America, we should pray that God will move in and through church planters.Church planters are on the front lines, confronting the darkness and spreading the gospel in North America. They often serve in areas with little gospel witness, far from the...
Prayer Initiative Blog Post
November 16, 2017 by Send Network | Send Network
Kevin Ezell shares how important it is to pray for church planters
November 15, 2017 by Alan Briggs | Send Network
Don’t ask your goldfish how the water is. Goldie won’t have any idea what you’re talking about. The same could be said of us. We are swimming backstroke in our culture immersed in its swirling currents. At times it feels like we’re caught in the riptide. It requires careful discernment to spot...
November 15, 2017 by Ted Traylor | Evangelism
The birth of Jesus was a good news gospel announcement. We must continue trumpeting our Savior has been born. The month of December is a ripe time for evangelism. Here are some ideas that may help you this Christmas season.
November 14, 2017 by Send Network | Send Network
I was a shy kid with a debilitating stutter and no friends. One night, my dad had heard me praying from the top bunk bed, “Dear God, please, I just want one person to be my friend and think I’m cool.” So when I was seven-years-old, my dad started taking me to school in his police car. After a...
November 14, 2017 by Nathan Rose | Send Network
In this audio recording, pastor Nathan Rose provides insight into the why’s and how’s and the importance of preaching the scriptures in a Replant. This audio was recorded at the National Replanter's Gathering at the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix Arizona, June 2017.