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Rethink Easter: From Big Event to Big Impact

What does it mean to rethink Easter? Ever wonder where all those guests from Easter went the Sunday after Easter? I’ve been at this for years and it is a perennial challenge for churches everywhere. This blog, alongside Top 8…

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How to Connect with Church Guests

Here, we are discussing how to connect with church guests. Video Transcript Below Dick Hardy 0:03 Today I’m with my good friend, Nathan Teegarden from the great city of Kansas City. I want to take some time to talk with…

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The Absolutes of the Post-Easter Guest Connection

Easter is an exciting season of celebrating the victory and salvation we have in Jesus, as well as a time of spiritual growth for our churches. Many churches have their highest attendance and their greatest opportunity for sustained growth during…

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The 5 Investments a Church Board Needs to Make in Their Pastor

Members of the church board are some of the finest people to ever walk alongside the lead pastor. They help carry the vision and mission of the church forward to reach spiritually lost people with the Gospel. The best Church…

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2 Preaching Lessons Learned from COVID-19

Here, we will unpack some helpful preaching lessons that have resulted from COVID-19. Preaching Lessons Video Transcript Below Dick Hardy 0:00 Hey friend, it’s great to be with you on this leaders church video, and I am so happy to…

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The 3 Parts of an Altar Call

Here, we are discussing the 3 parts of an altar call that will help you propel your services and spark spiritual growth. Video Transcript Below Dick Hardy 0:00 It’s great to be with you here on this Leaders.Church video. Today,…

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Fighting the Last-Minute Fatigue

Pastor, tell me if this has ever happened to you. On the day you normally set aside for sermon prep, let’s say Wednesday afternoon, you have an unexpected emergency. So you move it to Thursday morning, but then the Children’s…

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Preaching for Life Change

Here, we will be discussing the concept of preaching for life change as a pastor.  Video Transcript Below Dick Hardy 0:01 Scotty and I worked together for a number of years back in the early 2000s. We’ve stayed in touch…

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The Top 5 Preaching Questions Asked

What is your current, most pressing need when it comes to preaching? If I could spend just a few minutes with you, I’m sure I could guess. That’s because I’ve talked with pastors just like you and I know what…

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Practical Tips on How To Do Sermon Prep

Here, Dick sits down with pastor Rob Ketterling of River Valley Church to discuss the practical tips for sermon prep.  Video Transcript Below Dick Hardy 0:00 Hey friend, it’s great to be with you here on this Leaders.Church video. Today,…

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