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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No evangelism, No discipleship. Know evangelism, Know discipleship.

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” Matthew 4:19

If you are truly following Jesus the inevitable result will be a lifestyle of evangelism. Jesus guaranteed it in Matthew 4:19. When you follow him he will direct you to go and reach people

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7 reasons why some 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

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10 ways to keep your evangelistic fire burning hot

1. Consistently pray for your unreached friends, family members and neighbors. Prayer creates passion and compassion. Romans 10:1

2. Imagine the "hell" people are going through apart from Christ. Matthew 9:36-38

3. Hang out with lost people. Like Jesus, be a "friend of sinners." Matthew 11:19


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The Law vs. Grace

The Law says "You're not good enough!"
Grace says, "Jesus is!"

The Law says, "Try! Try! Try!"
Grace says, "Trust! Trust! Trust!"

The Law says, "You must die!"
Grace says, "He died in your place!"

The Law says, "You must surrender everything to be saved!"
Grace says, "You get to surrender everything because you are saved!"

The Law

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The Hidden Blessings of Sharing the Gospel with Complete Strangers

"He had to go through Samaria on the way. Eventually he came to the Samaritan village of Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there; and Jesus, tired from the long walk, sat wearily beside the well about noontime. Soon a Samaritan woman

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How to use the Life in 6 Words app

The Life in 6 Words app is designed for Christians to walk yet-to-be-reached people through in a simple, fun and interactive way. You just have them choose which 6 words that describes their lives and then push "Next" on the screen. You can then ask them why they chose

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Powerful Lessons I learned from walking where Jesus walked (PART 2)

In my previous post I talked about three of the lessons I learned on my trip to Israel last week with 200 other ministry leaders from around the world. We literally walked where Jesus walked and got a crash course in his life and ministry from Dr. Dann Spader

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Don't punt the baby!

Okay, I've never heard of anybody literally punting a baby (and I hope I never do!) But I've seen countless Christians do a spiritual equivalent of this with those they've led to Jesus. And, to be honest, I've been guilty of it myself from time to time.

When someone puts their

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5 things Starbucks can teach the Church about effective evangelism

Currently there are about 12,000 Starbucks stores across the United States.* These 12,000 stores are strategically located in high end strip malls, busy corners and Target Store entrances. They are designed to draw us in and give us the coffee (and snacks and atmosphere and, did I say coffee?)

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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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