Reaching the Next Generation on the Next Level

Posted on December 3, 2015

Student ministry is on the bleeding edge of reaching the world, because it’s where the next leaders are coming from. Reaching the next generation is one of the most crucial and critical aspects of any church. And your student ministry could be one of the greatest growth catalysts for your church. But it’s not just about getting a bunch of students to show up on a Wednesday night. The greatest calling of a student ministry is to become a ...

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Why Children’s Ministry Matters

Posted on November 3, 2015

Two of the most frequent questions I get asked within the church world are, "Where do I find a quality children's pastor?" and, "How do I make the children's pastor I have be more effective?" In thinking about these towering questions I realize senior pastors typically find themselves in one of three positions: 1 - You have a great children's ministry, with a great children's pastor, and you want to continue to keep him/her sharp.  2 - You have ...

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C3 2016 is almost here

Posted on October 30, 2015

Leaders, our annual C3 is just around the corner! This year, we're bringing in the heavy hitters, so don't miss it! Make sure you register you and your team today...and we'll see you at C3 2016!

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About Ed Young

Posted on August 14, 2015

Ed Young is the senior pastor of Fellowship Church, one of North America’s most attended churches over the past decade. Creative, Compelling, and Challenging, Ed is known for his bold approach to leadership, unmatched creativity, and ability to make the complex simple. Ed helps people everywhere understand their purpose and their potential from God’s perspective. With a passion to equip and train others to spread the message of Christ, ...

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Celebrating 7 Million Meals!

Posted on July 29, 2015

In 2010, the nation of Haiti was hit with an earthquake that rocked that nation to its core. That same year, Fellowship Church established C3 Global, an organization whose goal is to collaborate with and unite churches to work together around the world. One day after that devastating earthquake in Haiti, C3 Global hit the ground, ready and able to help that nation recover. Since we began our work in Haiti, we have extended our reach to ...

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Structured for Success

Posted on May 29, 2015

Is your church structured for success? Sadly, many churches aren’t. They go with the flow in order to maintain the status quo. But God never called us to the status quo. He called us to lead out in the world and to win people for Christ! And winning people for Christ isn’t about maintaining; it’s about advancing and growing! So how do you structure your church for growth, for success? In my book, The Creative Leader, I took a long look at ...

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A little help from my friends…

This weekend is Palm Sunday, and at Fellowship Church we're doing something we've never done before! To prepare for this special experience, I had a little help from some good friends. They just took the creativity to a new level!! Check it out...and we'll see you this weekend at Fellowship Church!!

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"I Had These Friends…"

A week ago my latest book, Fifty Shades of They, hit the shelves at bookstores across the country. This is a book that has taken me 53 years to write, and one that has the potential and power to start a relational revolution! But like anything, there's a story behind the story. This is just a quick glimpse at the story that prompted the creation of this book. I'd love to hear back from you about how this book is helping you surround yourself ...

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Baptizing Fantasy and Raising Reality

Posted on February 5, 2015

This weekend, I'm going to baptize the book Fifty Shades of Grey! That's right - BAPTIZE! There is a cultural epidemic out there that is wrapped up in complete fantasy, and it's destroying relational foundations. One example is this book, and now major motion picture, Fifty Shades of Grey. The story is a clever attempt to normalize perversion and lead readers to a misunderstanding of what intimacy and connection are all about.   God is not ...

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Who are THEY?

Posted on January 30, 2015

We're all created to live in relationship. After all, human beings are relational creatures. But the question we have to ask  is, "WHO ARE THEY?" How do we know if we are doing life with the right THEY? Do a friendventory! Here are six concise questions that will help you determine if you're doing life with the right they, or the wrong they... Do they motivate me to love God more? Do they celebrate God’s blessings in my life? Do they ...

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