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Does God Decide, Care Who Wins the Super Bowl?

An old gospel hymn says God’s eye is on the sparrow, but what about panthers and broncos? Not the ones from Carolina and Denver matched up for the National Football League’s Super Bowl 50, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research. …read more From:: LifeWay Research [Read More]
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Cruz, Clinton and Undecided Preferred by Pastors

Ted Cruz is the favorite presidential candidate of Protestant pastors who lean Republican. Hillary Clinton leads among Democratic pastors. And Donald Trump is near the back of the pack. …read more From:: LifeWay Research [Read More]
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Cruz, Clinton and Undecided Preferred by Pastors

Ted Cruz is the favorite presidential candidate of Protestant pastors who lean Republican. Hillary Clinton leads among Democratic pastors. And Donald Trump is near the back of the pack. …read more From:: LifeWay Research [Read More]

The Exchange Show

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Technology and Worship with Pastor Dennis Choy – This Week on #TheExchange

This week on The Exchange with Ed Stetzer, Dennis Choy, Pastor of Communication and Production at North Coast Church. Also, Small Group training with Steve Gladen, The Gospel and Kids Ministry, and bad church signs. …read more From:: The Exchange [Read More]
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Greg Surratt: The Exchange Podcast #113

Subscribe via iTunes • Subscribe via RSS This week on The Exchange with Ed Stetzer: Greg Surratt, Author of Ir-Rev-Rend and Founding Pastor of Seacoast Church Training from Ministry Grid: Small Group expert and church consultant Steve Gladen From The Gospel Project: Jana MacGruder on The Gospel and Kids Ministry Bad church signs …read more… [Read More]
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Greg Surratt – This Week on #TheExchange

This week on The Exchange with Ed Stetzer, Greg Surratt, Author of Ir-Rev-Rend and Founding Pastor of Seacoast Church. Also, training from Ministry Grid with Steve Gladen, The Gospel and Kids Ministry, and bad church signs. …read more From:: The Exchange [Read More]

Facts & Trends

The Immigration Crisis and the Great Commission

By Ed Stetzer Nothing describes the current global immigration situation better than the word “crisis.” More people are migrating today than at any other time in history. In many cases, this is not migration for new opportunities but is driven by warfare or deep poverty. It would be difficult to exaggerate the severity of this…

5 Essential Elements of Transformational Small Groups

by Ed Stetzer Transformational discipleship involves moving people from sitting in rows, where they are simply in proximity to one another, to sitting in circles. From there, they move into community with one another. When Eric Geiger and I were writing Transformational Groups, we studied 2,300 churches sponsored by 15 denominations. Fewer than half of…

Leadership Challenges in Revitalization

by Ed Stetzer I fell in love with church revitalization early in my ministry when I led a church of 35 senior adults during a brief stint teaching at a seminary. The median age of the people was 68. It seemed like there was an oxygen tank or a walker at the end of most…