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Category Archives: Externally Focused Churches

Missional Engagement Update – Christ the King Bellingham, Washington

By John Poitevent - HUB:Missional Engagement Director As the new Outward Focus Pastor at Christ the King Church in Bellingham, Washington,  Wendy Powell began…

Jump-Start the Value of Neighboring at the Neighborhood Collective – Feb 27-28, 2017

Rick Rusaw is the Lead Pastor at LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, CO. He is co-author of several books including The Neighboring Church, and…

7 Leadership Superpowers You Might Not Know You Have and Other Articles Church Leaders Should Read

  Here’s a collection of interesting, thought-provoking articles from around the web from recent weeks. For more links, check out our Flipboard magazines: Leadership Network…

What Is Neighboring?

by Brian Mavis, co-author of The Neighboring Church, by Rick Rusaw & Brian Mavis When I felt called to ministry as a twenty-year-old, what…

Evangelism and Externally Focused Ministry: How People Are Coming to Faith as Churches Do Good in the Community

Brought to you by Compassion International by Eric Swanson We’ve all heard the news; the number of people who are attending churches in the…

Reaching the Hard to Reach

The most effective church leaders in the country are doing so much more than just trying to draw a crowd on Sunday.  They have…

Missional is the New Attractional

By John Poitevent There has been an ongoing debate among people who like to debate such things, as to what is more important for…

Blessing Our City through Holistic Outreach

By N. Doug Gamble, Pastor of Mission Partnerships, Crossroads Fellowship, Raleigh, NC Untapped outreach possibilities lie just beyond the church doors. Some go unseen…

Skeptic’s Inquiry Leads to More Than 2,000 Sponsorships through Compassion International

By Warren Bird                       Pastor Chris Brown with a group of Compassion International kids…