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Introduction To Servant Evangelism

Introduction To Servant Evangelism

| January 10, 2012 | 11 Comments

Steve Sjogren shares briefly about servant evangelism and what you can expect to discover while browsing ServantEvangelism.com

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Heaven’s Lessons: New Book Now Available

Heaven’s Lessons: New Book Now Available

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

What happens when you knock on death’s door not once, but twice? As Steve Sjogren opened his eyes during surgery, the people around his bed didn’t look familiar. They didn’t look like any people he had ever seen before—they were transparent. No words were spoken, but he knew in an instant they were present to […]

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5 Ways To Enhance Outreach Momentum by Steve Sjogren

5 Ways To Enhance Outreach Momentum by Steve Sjogren

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Momentum is a holy thing. It can be blessed to increase or it can be messed with and diminish if we take it for granted. When it’s happening we all smile, we celebrate and look pretty smart. If we are wise we will learn to walk in tune with God’s Spirit regardless of ever-changing external factors. It is the […]

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Why I Use Outreach Connect Cards… And Think You Should Too!

Why I Use Outreach Connect Cards… And Think You Should Too!

| August 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

We hope that each time you connect with those in your city with acts of kindness, generosity, and practical love you are giving out a “Connect Card.”  Many well meaning folks ask, “Why use any sort of card at all?  Isn’t that a ‘string’ when you say ‘no strings attached’?”  The reality is that people […]

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Living in the Outflow Mindset

Living in the Outflow Mindset

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stop Trying, Start Living “You know Steve, it’s tough to teach an old dog new tricks…” This is the line I got from a pastor (who was a number of years younger than me!) in the middle of a coaching conversation concerning turning his congregation outward. Outflow is not about learning a new approach to […]

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Outflow Essentials: You Don’t Have To Start On The First Floor

Outflow Essentials: You Don’t Have To Start On The First Floor

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

In one sense, spiritual matters are matters of growth with discipline and practice like all else in life. Just as a seed is planted in the ground, then grows slowly, matures, and eventually bears fruit, so it is with new skills in our lives – whether they are spiritual or intellectual. On the other hand, […]

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Scattering, Watering, and then…Waiting

Scattering, Watering, and then…Waiting

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

“So how many of those we served yesterday came today?” That was the question Big Dave Cain asked in July of 1985, a couple of weeks after we had gone “public.” In the weeks prior to our launch we had a weekly group of what I affectionately termed the “Rambos.” They were up for literally […]

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A Thought For Those Who Wear Belts & Suspenders … at the Same Time

A Thought For Those Who Wear Belts & Suspenders … at the Same Time

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

It was a common sight to see men of all levels of social strata to wear belts and suspenders at the same time in one city in which I launched churches. The first time I saw this I thought, “Wow, this guy must have some sort of neurosis – he is really afraid of his […]

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Prayer as a Smokescreen

Prayer as a Smokescreen

| March 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Prayer is absolutely essential for any ministry longevity.I used to use the word “success” flippantly to describe what I one day realized was really longevity. What most of us are really aiming for is long-term fruitfulness — something that will endure for the long haul. All too often in modern Church history it is common […]

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