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Please refer to the copyright at the bottom BEFORE printing any of these issues.

  eGiving: It's About More Than Money (444.0 KiB, 850 hits)

  A Parable about Pastoral Leadership (369.7 KiB, 861 hits)

  Big Ministry Trends for 2014 (436.8 KiB, 833 hits)

  Why a Sense of Belonging Matters (485.3 KiB, 890 hits)

  E-Newsletters-Worth More Than You Know (478.3 KiB, 884 hits)

  Key Questions About Worship Attendance (415.8 KiB, 884 hits)

  September 2013-Disaster Relief (514.5 KiB, 884 hits)

  Avoiding Conversation Sandtraps (432.7 KiB, 904 hits)

  How to Avoid Pastor Burnout (524.9 KiB, 860 hits)

  How to Use Our Five Senses During Advent (447.4 KiB, 1,040 hits)

  Preventing Church Fraud (482.9 KiB, 869 hits)

  Where Are the Unchurched? (404.9 KiB, 915 hits)

  Keys to Growing a Small Church (459.1 KiB, 980 hits)

  Mission Possible! More Men in the Pews! (521.5 KiB, 978 hits)

  How is Your Congregation's Health? (322.9 KiB, 1,021 hits)

  What Type of Future Are We Building? (405.4 KiB, 1,034 hits)

  How to Manage Change Resistance (133.2 KiB, 993 hits)

  Why Do Smart Churches Make Dumb Decisions? (120.9 KiB, 1,016 hits)

  The Fun factor Asset in Congregational Climate (137.6 KiB, 1,297 hits)

  Where Do Teenagers Want to go to Church? (126.9 KiB, 1,534 hits)

  Are We Connecting to the Opportunity Group? (121.5 KiB, 1,358 hits)

  Financial Stewardship: 7 Myths and 7 Principles (129.9 KiB, 1,428 hits)

  Do We Help People Grow Spiritually? (133.7 KiB, 1,424 hits)

  Turnaround Strategies for Small Churches (140.2 KiB, 1,547 hits)

  Does Your Window Limit Your View? (158.4 KiB, 1,347 hits)

  How to Identify Our Church's Unstated Assumptions (160.0 KiB, 1,578 hits)

  Should Our Congregation Offer More Choices? (156.8 KiB, 1,505 hits)

  Going into all the World: Church Website Basics (159.2 KiB, 1,479 hits)

  What Do People Want in Their Pastors? (120.8 KiB, 1,572 hits)

  Permanent Endowment Fund: Blessing and Temptation (150.9 KiB, 982 hits)

  One Congregation: Many Locations (128.0 KiB, 1,020 hits)

  Vital Worshipping Community Grant Application (22.5 KiB, 1,427 hits)

  Lay Testimonials Is Strengthening Financial Giving (153.1 KiB, 1,410 hits)

  Shepherding Congregations through Gried Storms (142.0 KiB, 1,395 hits)

  Are We Singing the Right Hymns? (156.9 KiB, 1,462 hits)

  Seven Roads to a Multicultural Congregation (155.3 KiB, 1,443 hits)

  Are We a Leader Sending Congregation? (126.7 KiB, 1,470 hits)

  Planning for the Unexpected Financial Crisis (171.5 KiB, 1,329 hits)

  Become Comfortable with Conflict: Step One to Moving Beyond It. (284.3 KiB, 1,430 hits)

  Should We Fine Tune Our Church's Internal Culture? (110.7 KiB, 1,245 hits)

  New Trends in Belonging (394.3 KiB, 1,278 hits)

  What Can We Learn from the Emerging Church Movement? (230.7 KiB, 1,322 hits)

  Generous Givers: A Product of Motivation and Methods (255.5 KiB, 1,264 hits)

  Why Does Mentoring Succeed and Fail? (468.2 KiB, 1,360 hits)

  Should Our Congregation Use Internet Social Media? (368.6 KiB, 1,277 hits)

  How Much Should We Pay Our Pastor? (270.4 KiB, 1,309 hits)

  What Is Your Unconscious Intent? (287.3 KiB, 1,161 hits)

  Accomplishing Worthy Goals: Being Smart Is not Enough (407.2 KiB, 1,227 hits)

  Does a Congregation's Location Influence Its Effectiveness? (665.8 KiB, 1,190 hits)

  Incoming Pastors: Building Smoother Transition Bridges (321.0 KiB, 1,246 hits)

  When Does Success Lead to Failure? (118.1 KiB, 1,102 hits)

  What Is the Pastor's Role in Church Finances? (258.5 KiB, 1,115 hits)

  How To Select Quality Staff? (134.3 KiB, 1,029 hits)

  How to Prevent Bad Behavior during Times Of Change (220.4 KiB, 1,032 hits)

  Why Do People Connect with Christ and a Congregation? (416.0 KiB, 1,035 hits)

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