Deep & Wide: Chapter 1

Deep & Wide provides church leaders with an in-depth look into North Point Community Church and its strategy for creating churches unchurched people absolutely LOVE to attend. Andy writes,

 “Our goal is to create weekend experiences so compelling and helpful that even the most skeptical individuals in our community would walk away with every intention of returning the following week . . . with a friend!”
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The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating: Chapters 1 & 2
In this book, Andy Stanley offers the most practical and uncensored advice you will ever hear on dating in the 21st century. Andy writes, "If you don't want a marriage like the majority of marriages, then stop dating like the majority of daters."
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Six Questions Every Leader Should Ask Article
The questions you ask reveal to your staff and volunteers—sometimes accidentally—what exactly it is you value. So don’t let another day pass before asking these six big ones. Warning: some may be painful to consider.
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Sermon Transcript for Giving Message
We hope this sermon can help you boldly encourage your church to move from collection bucket "tippers" to regular "tithers." Download the transcript PDF or video file below.
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Lyric Video from Shine! CD
Use this lyric video for "Trust In You," in your children's ministry. For more info on the entire Shine! CD or to preview this video, visit the "kids" section of this site.
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Enemies of the Heart
Andy Stanley explores each of these destructive forces—guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy—and how they infiltrate your life and damage your relationships.
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Defying Gravity
In every church, over time, there are “gravitational pulls” that tug you in the wrong direction.
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I Love My Church
From the moment you wake up on Sunday morning, are you looking forward to church, or does attending service seem like an obligation?
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Communicating for a Change
Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away . . . Once upon a time . . . In the beginning . . . Great stories capture and hold an audience's attention from start to finish.
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Stumbling Along
Our church is built on this principle: circles are better than rows. Still, creating authentic community takes time, trust, and commitment.
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Big Drift
Controversies arise in churches for many reasons. Some important. Some seemingly trivial. One tension that arose in the early days of the church and that continues to surface over and over is the issue of grace versus truth.
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Giving 2.0
The church is the hope of the world because Jesus is the hope of the world. What an awesome privilege it is to take a portion of my income and put it into a church that is obedient to Christ.
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