It's time to rally for the one thing that can truly change everything!

What brings true and lasting change? For us as believers, it's not politics, policies or protests. It's the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ with our lives and lips! Henry David Thoreau once said, "For every thousand hacking at the branches of evil, only one strikes at the root." Only the gospel of Jesus Christ can strike at the root of evil. Only the gospel of Jesus Christ can bring true unity to our churches, our communities and our country.

That's why Dare 2 Share is promoting a unifying message of hope during a season in which there is far too much division in our country.

By providing a rally point on 10/10/2020 through an event called Dare 2 Share LIVE, tens of thousands of teenagers will be inspired and unleashed in their communities to pray for their cities, serve the underprivileged in their communities, and share the good news of Jesus in their circles of influence. This catalytic event, comprised of multi-denominational, multi- ethnic churches, will be a unifying rally call to churches across nation at a very polarizing time.

Between the pandemic, protests, and political unrest, teenage depression, anxiety and suicide are at an all-time high. I believe we must do something radical to change the spiritual trajectory of this current generation of teenagers. Only the good news of Jesus can set them free from all they’re going through! That’s what Dare 2 Share LIVE is all about. It’s about unifying a generation with the hope of Jesus and then mobilizing them to reach their peers until every teen everywhere has every last chance to put their faith in Jesus. The answer to what ails our country is found in Jesus and Jesus alone.

On October 10th, 2020 thousands upon thousands of teenagers will rally together in hundreds of churches across the nation to bring peace, unity and hope. Through powerful worship, inspirational talks, hands-on training, and cutting-edge technology, teenagers will be unleashed to serve the poor and reach their peers in their local communities. Now more than ever with violence, distancing, isolation, and depression rampant, students are stepping out with the message of life, serving and bringing the gospel to make a difference because the gospel changes everything.

Utilizing technology that students are accustomed to, the event is structured to train teens to relationally share Christ, and then empower them to reach out to both their local communities and their social networks. Dare 2 Share President Debbie Bresina shares, This is the largest youth population in history. By leveraging technology, these young people have the opportunity to ignite a significant movement of gospel conversations in one day.

At last year's event, almost 8,000 teenagers attended at 128 sites. This year, on October 10, Dare 2 Share LIVE will be broadcast from the flagship site in Denver, Colorado and is on track to be streamed to hundreds of churches nationwide. Churches have the option to have their own live worship band and emcee trainer in addition to receiving the feed from Denver with prominent speakers and artists such as Gabrielle Odom, Vertical Worship, Zane Black Jerrod Gunter, The Skit Guys and yours truly. 

In this one-day event, Dare 2 Share LIVE is seeking to engage hundreds of churches across the nation to generate tens of thousands of gospel conversations in one day. The results could change a nation from the inside out. The results could bring deep unity where there has been deep division, true justice where there has been real injustice and lasting hope where there has been lasting hopelessness.

Sign up your youth group to receive the stream for Dare 2 Share LIVE here.

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Free Evangelism Training Curriculum and Tools for your youth group and entire church!

I am so excited to announce a partnership with Life Church Open Network to provide some of Dare 2 Share's best sermons, youth ministry curriculum and training videos free of charge! Open Network is open handed and we are thrilled to join them in helping to resource youth ministries and churches to share the hope of Jesus with a hurting world!

What does this mean for youth leaders? It means you can take your teenagers through our Life in 6 Words: The Gospel Explored series at no charge! This series won Outreach Magazine's Top Youth Ministry Resource Award a few years back and is now available to you and your teens at no cost!

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Introducing a Pandemic Proof way to share the Gospel

Introducing our newly updated, highly anticipated Life in 6 Words app! Through this app, you can not only share the gospel face-to-face (from 6 feet away:)), but you can also share it using the app's "audio story" functionality from the safety of your own home!

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My 2020 Vision for the Church

I have a vision for the church in 2020, actually for the entire decade. A growing number of believers (including me) are nicknaming the next ten years, "The Roaring Twenties." Because we believe the Lion of Judah will roar like never before through his primary voice to the world, the Church.

With that in mind, here's my 2020 vision:

...I see believers uniting together in the Name of Christ and the power of the Spirit for the glory of the Father to advance God's Name and Fame to a world steeped in darkness.

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7 reasons most churches aren't reaching the lost in their own backyards

For a decade of my life I was privileged to lead a church that was very effective at reaching the lost. Through prayer, hard work and a relentless Gospel focus we experienced strong growth primarily due to new believers being added to our church roles. During that time God taught me many hard and valuable lessons that have stuck with me to this day.

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12 warning signs you may be attending a legalistic church

This is a fun little post about a pretty serious subject. Rule-obsessed churches stifle the joy of Jesus in our souls by promoting legalism disguised as holiness. But instead of getting the full surrender to Christ they want, they get external compliance and inner misery instead. 

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7 reasons churches don't grow

I've had the privilege of preaching at churches from coast to coast over the last 25 years of ministry. In the process I've talked to countless pastors, church leaders and youth pastors about how their churches are doing when it comes to growth and the reasons for it. On one side I've seen churches that thrive. They grow every year both deeper and wider.

These are not always the "mega-churches" but, in my book, they are the "mighty churches" because whether they number at 200 or 2,000 they are truly Gospel Advancing on every level. These churches have that "new believer smell" in that there's always a little edginess in the foyer because it's usually peppered with people who don't necessarily look like they should be there.

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Why church growth is going to be harder in the future

Barna just released it's new research project on Generation Z (the current and coming generation of teenagers) and the spiritual prognosis is grim. This generation of teenagers is twice as likely to be atheists than adults are. The Barna study calls them the first "post Christian generation" in U.S. history.

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5 surprisingly simple reasons your church may not be growing

As a former church planter, current traveling evangelist and lifelong student of church growth strategies, I'm convinced that there are 5 big reasons many churches never experience the right kind of growth.

I use the phrase "right kind of growth" because church growth that benefits from sucking other church members out of smaller congregations in the area is not ideal. Sure, it does and will happen, but the optimal brand of church growth happens when new disciples are being made and multiplied by the members of that church.

Having preached in tons of churches across the nation and having personally interviewed hundreds of pastors and thousands of youth pastors I'm convinced there are at least 5 big reasons why your church may not be experiencing significant growth.

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How Southern Baptist churches can stop shrinking and start thriving again

I love Baptists. I was saved in a Baptist church and went to a Baptist college (for a year anyway.) I currently attend a Baptist church and have preached in tons of Baptist churches across the nation. And if there's one group that predominately attends our Dare 2 Share

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Hi, I'm Greg Stier, CEO and Founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries. On this blog I share personal experiences about life, ministry, and how we are mobilizing teenagers across America to share their faith. I would love to connect with you. Follow me on Twitter, Facebook or join a move of God at Dare 2 Share.

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