Fast Five: BACE 2016 Discipleship Conference Highlights

Fast Five is a regular feature that will focus on a topic, resource, or trend that you can reference as you work to equip the church to make disciples. This month’s Fast Five: BACE 2016 Discipleship Conference Highlights directs you to some of the experiences and content from the conference. Robby Gallaty Why have believers not

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Your First Days as a Minister at Your New Church

What are the most important things you can do during your first days as a minister at your new church?  We would probably all agree that these are the most important days. While missteps can delay success, there are some things that will set the stage for success. Bruce Raley, in a recent blog post,

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BACE 2016: Incoming Tide Raises all the Boats

The BACE 2016 conference on discipleship last week was incredible! I don’t think I have ever seen so many people so excited and energized at an event. So many of you have talked with me about the great experience and all that you have learned. One comment in particular was shared with me as we were leaving

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Preventing Church Leader Tunnel Vision

— By Randy Tompkins The creation of a network of trusted individuals and friends can provide an opportunity for a broader view of important issues to be considered, bring new ideas into a discussion, and allow others to support a specific view or action. Most importantly, developing a strong network of trusted leaders is the

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