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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, 733 hits)

  A Parable about Pastoral Leadership (369.7 KiB, 748 hits)

  Big Ministry Trends for 2014 (436.8 KiB, 714 hits)

  Why a Sense of Belonging Matters (485.3 KiB, 780 hits)

  E-Newsletters-Worth More Than You Know (478.3 KiB, 759 hits)

  Key Questions About Worship Attendance (415.8 KiB, 757 hits)

  September 2013-Disaster Relief (514.5 KiB, 773 hits)

  Avoiding Conversation Sandtraps (432.7 KiB, 768 hits)

  How to Avoid Pastor Burnout (524.9 KiB, 752 hits)

  Preventing Church Fraud (482.9 KiB, 782 hits)

  Where Are the Unchurched? (404.9 KiB, 788 hits)

  Keys to Growing a Small Church (459.1 KiB, 863 hits)

  Mission Possible! More Men in the Pews! (521.5 KiB, 863 hits)

  How is Your Congregation's Health? (322.9 KiB, 931 hits)

  What Type of Future Are We Building? (405.4 KiB, 947 hits)

  How to Manage Change Resistance (133.2 KiB, 875 hits)

  The Fun factor Asset in Congregational Climate (137.6 KiB, 1,205 hits)

  Where Do Teenagers Want to go to Church? (126.9 KiB, 1,436 hits)

  Are We Connecting to the Opportunity Group? (121.5 KiB, 1,257 hits)

  Financial Stewardship: 7 Myths and 7 Principles (129.9 KiB, 1,329 hits)

  Do We Help People Grow Spiritually? (133.7 KiB, 1,324 hits)

  Turnaround Strategies for Small Churches (140.2 KiB, 1,393 hits)

  Does Your Window Limit Your View? (158.4 KiB, 1,260 hits)

  How to Identify Our Church's Unstated Assumptions (160.0 KiB, 1,487 hits)

  Should Our Congregation Offer More Choices? (156.8 KiB, 1,409 hits)

  Going into all the World: Church Website Basics (159.2 KiB, 1,386 hits)

  What Do People Want in Their Pastors? (120.8 KiB, 1,451 hits)

  Permanent Endowment Fund: Blessing and Temptation (150.9 KiB, 881 hits)

  One Congregation: Many Locations (128.0 KiB, 928 hits)

  Vital Worshipping Community Grant Application (22.5 KiB, 1,338 hits)

  Lay Testimonials Is Strengthening Financial Giving (153.1 KiB, 1,316 hits)

  Shepherding Congregations through Gried Storms (142.0 KiB, 1,294 hits)

  Are We Singing the Right Hymns? (156.9 KiB, 1,365 hits)

  Seven Roads to a Multicultural Congregation (155.3 KiB, 1,343 hits)

  Are We a Leader Sending Congregation? (126.7 KiB, 1,359 hits)

  Planning for the Unexpected Financial Crisis (171.5 KiB, 1,242 hits)

  Become Comfortable with Conflict: Step One to Moving Beyond It. (284.3 KiB, 1,297 hits)

  Should We Fine Tune Our Church's Internal Culture? (110.7 KiB, 1,158 hits)

  New Trends in Belonging (394.3 KiB, 1,187 hits)

  What Can We Learn from the Emerging Church Movement? (230.7 KiB, 1,238 hits)

  Generous Givers: A Product of Motivation and Methods (255.5 KiB, 1,175 hits)

  Why Does Mentoring Succeed and Fail? (468.2 KiB, 1,272 hits)

  Should Our Congregation Use Internet Social Media? (368.6 KiB, 1,187 hits)

  How Much Should We Pay Our Pastor? (270.4 KiB, 1,218 hits)

  What Is Your Unconscious Intent? (287.3 KiB, 1,065 hits)

  Accomplishing Worthy Goals: Being Smart Is not Enough (407.2 KiB, 1,133 hits)

  Does a Congregation's Location Influence Its Effectiveness? (665.8 KiB, 1,101 hits)

  Incoming Pastors: Building Smoother Transition Bridges (321.0 KiB, 1,112 hits)

  When Does Success Lead to Failure? (118.1 KiB, 1,016 hits)

  What Is the Pastor's Role in Church Finances? (258.5 KiB, 1,026 hits)

  How To Select Quality Staff? (134.3 KiB, 931 hits)

  How to Prevent Bad Behavior during Times Of Change (220.4 KiB, 948 hits)

  Why Do People Connect with Christ and a Congregation? (416.0 KiB, 934 hits)

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