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CNLP 289: Tim Lucas on Reaching Cynical Unchurched Young Adults, Launching What Would Become a MegaChurch in an Unchurched Region, and Surviving His Brush With Burnout

Tim Lucas mentally disconnected from the church at age 14, and never expected to be back…let alone plant a church. But as a Bible study Tim and his wife led grew into a church plant, Liquid Church New Jersey was born. Tim not only shares the fascinating story of Liquid—including the strategy he used to…

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Carey Nieuwhof David Kinnaman

CNLP 288: David Kinnaman Busts Cultural Myths Too Many Leaders Still Believe, and Shares Surprisingly Good News About the Faith of Some Millennials and Gen Z.

David Kinnaman, President of the Barna Group, busts some persistent myths about people and culture too many leaders still believe. He also shares findings from his surveys of over 100,000 young adults, what they believe, what bothers them, and how a surprising number still have strong faith, despite what you read about the next generation.…

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Remaining Inspired: Why Inspiration is worth fighting FOR

This is an excerpt from Jeff Henderson’s book, Know What You’re FOR: A Growth Strategy for Work, an Even Better Strategy for Life, releasing on October 1.  For more information on Jeff’s book, please visit jeffhenderson.com  By Jeff Henderson Remain Inspired Those two words might be our greatest, personal challenge. Think about it.  Nothing significant is…

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CNLP 287: J.D. Greear and Todd Wilson on Why The Future Church Is a Multiplying Church, How to Overcome a Scarcity Mindset and How to Start Reproducing Leadership

For the first time ever, Outreach Magazine has produced a list of 100 Reproducing Churches. Why? The future isn’t just in growth, it’s in multiplication if the church is going to thrive. J.D. Greear, Lead Pastor of the Summit Church—a multiplying church— and President of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Todd Wilson, President and CEO…

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young leaders

8 Things That Are Right (Not Wrong) About Young Leaders

College-aged people and young leaders in their twenties and early thirties have a bit of a bad rap. If you listen to many Baby Boomer and Gen-X leaders talk about younger leaders, the complaints come quickly. They Don’t work hard enough. Seem to want it all, now (like a month’s vacation for starters). Have a…

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preaching trends

5 Preaching Trends That Will Shape The Future

By Carey Nieuwhof and Mark Clark In a culture where everything’s changing, so is preaching. Sure…the message never changes, but the method has to if you want to be effective. What worked in preaching a decade ago is less effective today, not because the scripture or Gospel has changed, but because the culture has. The…

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