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What if an audience can be warmed up to your message before they even hear it? The best persuaders become the best through pre-suasion – the process of arranging for recipients to be receptive to a message before they encounter it.
Effective communication takes time as the correct messages are produced consistently. Producing the right messages takes talent and skill especially when consistency is required. Here are 3 church communication myths that need to be understood.
There’s nothing wrong with some constructive criticism, in fact helpful critique is good. But there is a big difference between helpful critique and hurtful criticism about the Sunday sermon.
Racial division is our culture’s most pressing concern, and it is a deeply biblical and spiritual issue. To not address it would be overlooking the largest elephant in the cultural room. And, I might add, the Christian room.
Pastors, what is your typical sermon length? Has it changed over the course of your ministry?
Read a note from Will Mancini welcoming you to the Vision Room and pointing some key features designed just for you.
For many of us, inviting people into our lives and homes feels more like inviting judgment on our entertaining skills and stress on our already maxed-out schedules. But what if you knew that opening your front door had the power to radically change the world?
A disciple-making pipeline is a structure for identifying and moving disciples from one level of development to the next. Our goal in developing and implementing a disciple-making pipeline is more and better disciples.
The practice of biblical hospitality is unique because it reaches out to those who cannot reciprocate. The very best hospitality is that which is bestowed, not exchanged.
Wise leaders don’t declare values; they uncover the values that are already there.
Great church communication is as balanced and useful as the human hand.
The truth is Christians need relationships to grow. We don’t grow in isolation; we develop in the context of relationships with others.
Vision becomes reality for those who invest in development and process. The future belongs to leaders whose vision is always about making people and not just moving them.
Here are three of the most common postures on a leadership team that hamper the clarity and effectiveness of your team.
Hearing a word from God is anything but a passive enterprise. A life led by God is a life that hungers for a word from God. It is a life that will be relentless in pursuit of that word.
There is a rising tide that the Church has lost its edge, and for some, even lost its way. In some cases, there is truth to that. But ultimately, the general conclusion cannot be that the Church is irrelevant.
When it comes to organizational change, a key challenge becomes how to lead change while simultaneously garnering team initiative and involvement.
If your team just isn’t getting it, maybe the problem isn’t in the “telling them to do it;” perhaps the problem is in the “modeling of how to do it.”
There are few things more fascinating – and more pressing – to social scientists than to discover what our new digital world is doing to us, particularly the new online world.
You won’t find in Scripture the specific answer to who you should marry, what job you should take, or what city you should live in. But that doesn’t mean the Bible doesn’t help us make decisions.