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The 5 Steps to Revitalize Your Church

ROOT CAUSE FOR THE CHURCH'S DECLINE & ITS PATH TO REVITALIZATION

"Any organization not focused on its customers or focused on the wrong customers, cannot succeed."

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How to Put Christ Back in Christmas

Many Christians bristle at the first mention of “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Xmas” each Christmas season.  We understandably get upset when greeting card companies and retailers refuse to utter the words “Merry Christmas” – redefining the holiday in order to avoid backlash and maximize profits.

We want nothing more this Christmas than to see people celebrating the true “reason for the season”.  Our only desire is for every man, woman and child to recognize Jesus for who He is – Lord and Savior.  

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Dec 12, 2019 Admin

HOW TO SHARE CHRIST THIS THANKSGIVING

A Special Note of Thanks…

This Thanksgiving, let me take the opportunity to express our appreciation for all of those who have generously donated to Meet The Need over the years.  It’s remarkable that this ministry has not only survived but thrived despite not charging for the high-impact solutions that cost millions to build and maintain.  For nearly two decades, Meet The Need has been on the forefront of innovation around city-wide collaboration,

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Nov 26, 2019 Admin

Eternal Thinking in our Myopic Culture

What would it look like to truly follow Jesus’ warning not to “build our house on the sand”?  How can we be sure we’re obeying His command to avoid “working for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life”?  I don’t want to waste a minute on activities with no eternal impact – but how is that possible?

The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to think eternally,

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Nov 14, 2019 Admin

Why Strategies to Engage Church Members Don’t Work

Pastors and staff at the church Mark and Jessica attend are getting concerned.  They’ve noticed the family gradually pulling away.  Mark is clearly a gifted leader and strong in his faith, but he’s turned down multiple invitations to serve at church.  Jessica is willing to volunteer during Sunday services yet isn’t plugged into other church activities or events.  Emily was a fixture in youth group for a couple years but seems to have moved away from that social circle. 

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Oct 31, 2019 Admin

Why Churches are Losing their Most Faithful Christ-Followers

Mark is seriously considering joining the “Dones”.  He’s not quite ready to call it quits, but like a growing number of Americans who’ve been active in church for decades, Mark isn’t happy with what church has become.  Scandals rocked the first church he attended, the next church closed largely because it was run by a “genius with 1,000 helpers”, and the last church abandoned discipleship and local missions after hiring consultants from a megachurch.

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Oct 17, 2019 Admin

Why Youth Don’t Return to Church After College

As much as Mark and Jessica would like their kids to cling to the Christian values and faith they were taught, it’s an uphill battle.  Social media, television, teachers and friends compete for their hearts and minds.  They considered sending Emily and Ethan to a Christian school, but it wasn’t affordable.  They try to monitor the kids’ intake of sexual and violent content, but it’s coming from all directions.  Eventually all children must confront the realities of a society bent on eliminating Jesus from His own equation. 

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Oct 04, 2019 Admin