Getting started

Getting started

You don’t have to change the structure of how you do church in order to impact people who are already slow to change.
Essential Practices offers several entry points for congregations.

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Better preaching

You preached a great sermon. People seemed to respond. So why didn’t it stick? Essential Practices gives you tools to help people apply what they hear and start down the path that leads to life transformation.

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Further reading

The neuroscience of helping people put into practice what they hear

The neuroscience of helping people put into practice what they hear

What does neuroscience have to do with the way you deliver a sermon? Everything. Discover how you can use what science teaches us about the brain and nervous system to help people put into practice what they hear in sermons.

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Better sermons for Millennials

Better sermons for Millennials

Millennials are leaving the church in record numbers. What can you change about the way you preach that will help your millennial brothers and sisters begin to act on what they hear you say?

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better adult classes

Better retreats

You have a great retreat. But then people go home and nothing happens. Why does it seem like it never translates to real change? Essential Practices can help you lead retreats that will have a long-lasting impact on people’s lives.

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Further reading

Why spiritual retreats fail to have long-lasting impact

Why spiritual retreats fail to have long-lasting impact

The amount of time and resources we invest in retreats feels like a waste when the experience doesn’t result in lasting spiritual growth. Learn what you can do to plan spiritual retreats that have impact.

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Better outreach 

We’re called to make disciples…but it’s complicated. On one hand, we want to be friendly and non-threatening. On the other hand, we need to share the truths of the Bible in an honest and straightforward way. How do we do both? Essential Practices helps people connect with non-believers by modeling the active role that faith can play in dealing with the challenges of daily life.

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Further reading

The real reason the Church isn't relevant to many people in your community

The real reason the Church isn't relevant to many people in your community

We try to make the church experience more relevant by making it more entertaining. But the evidence tells us that it’s not the best way to connect people to God.

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Better disciple-making

Do you feel like the people in our church are becoming disciples or just going through the motions? Essential Practices gives you tools to help people apply what they hear and start down the path that leads to life transformation.

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Further reading

Why disciple-making doesn't happen in most small groups

Why disciple-making doesn't happen in most small groups

We want our small groups to play a leading role in our church’s effort to “go and make disciples of all nations.” Unfortunately, most aren’t set up to play this kind of role.

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