Category Archives: Ed Stetzer

What is the Missional Church? — Ed Stetzer

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Four Significant Church Planting Factors by Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

The following article was published in Mission Moments.  You can download or print a copy of the article by visiting: Four Significant Church Planting Factors. The Center for US Missions and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Office of National Missions, together … Continue reading

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Missed Exponential 2013? Watch it all Year Round with Your Congregational Leadership!

The Exponential Digital Access Pass gives you 24/7 access to all 10 main Webcast sessions plus special backstage interviews and any creative videos featured in the sessions. With the Digital Access Pass, you can: Watch Exponential 2013 at your convenience, … Continue reading

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This blogger is off to Exponential 2013 and you can join me via a FREE Webcast!

I’m off to Exponential 2013 which begins next Tuesday in Orlando, Florida and you can join me. What? You haven’t registered for the conference and you don’t have a flight booked?  No problem!  You can still “attend” Exponential via a … Continue reading

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Free Live Webcast Gives Thousands Access to Discipleship Conversation at Exponential 2013

With a goal of giving as many leaders as possible the opportunity to participate in the national discipleship conversation, Exponential has announced plans for a high-quality webcast free to anyone who registers. Featuring more than 25 national leaders in 10 … Continue reading

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Statistics Regarding Younger Unchurched Adults in Canada

Ed Stetzer, of Lifeway Research, has released his findings concerning the differences between younger unchurched adults in Canada and the United States. Here is a sample of his findings: 1. God, a higher or supreme being, actually exists.  78% of … Continue reading

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The Rise of the “Nones”

Ed Stetzer has some good points to make about the “rise of the nones,” that is, about the increasing number of Americans with no religious affiliation (identified as the “Nones,” as in “none of the above”).  Stetzer doesn’t see this trend … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel, And Since It’s Necessary, Use Words

Someone I was talking with mentioned “silent evangelism.”  He suggested there was no need to share the message of salvation because his “words speak louder than words.”  His argument was that loving deeds of service point people to a loving … Continue reading

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The largest Church Planting Gathering — Exponential Conference 2012: Now Simulcast!!!

The Exponential Conference has become the largest gathering of church planting leaders in North America each year with nearly 5,000 attendees. Exponential champions healthy, reproducing faith communities by inspiring, encouraging and equipping church planting leaders. From leaders considering church planting … Continue reading

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Are You Looking for Some Books/DVDs to Read/Watch/Discuss as You Nurture an Outreach Mindset/Action Plan for Your Congregation?

Many congregational leaders are looking for resources that can help them nurture an evangelistic mindset and action plan for their congregations. Here are some suggestions: 1. Have a Bible study on the Book of Acts.  There are numerous resources that … Continue reading

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