The Relationship of OIT Leaders and Lead Pastors

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

If you or your church are engaged in Organic Outreach fully then you probably know what an Outreach Influence Team (OIT) Leader is. if not, this person oversees the leaders of each ministry by helping to equip them to lead their teams keeping “the lost” of the world in focus. Two years ago Generations Church (where I serve as lead …

November 2017 Issue

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

The Organic Outreach International team has been busy this past month.  I’ll update date you on what we’ve accomplished and what we’ve got planned in the coming months in the video below.   Space is still available for the Organic Outreach Intensive and Conference on November 8 – 11.  Follow this link for a full listing and descriptions of this year’s conference breakout …

How to Boost Evangelism by Modifying Your Existing Ministries

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Churches, by nature, are selfish. Because the church is made up of people, and people are fundamentally self-serving, the church ends up expending much of its time, money and energy on those who are already part of the family of God. I am not seeking to be critical or mean-spirited—I am just reporting what I see and experience everywhere I …

The Two-Degree Rule

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Many of your best outreach programs are already in place; you just don’t know it!  Your church is already doing all sorts of things with evangelistic potential.  The problem is that we do most of these things for people who are already in God’s family.  The Two-Degree Rule is the practice of identifying what we do well and then turning …

October 2017 Issue

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

The Organic Outreach Conference is just over a month away and time is running out to register for the Intensive and Conference.  Follow this link for a full listing and descriptions of this year’s breakout sessions.  With that being said, there is one change to the main stage speakers that I need to share.  Just over a week ago, Nabeel …

The One-Degree Rule

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

The One-Degree Rule involves identifying your personal evangelistic temperature.  Using a scale of one to ten, we can identify the level of our evangelistic passion. The One-Degree Rule is, above all, a measure of your outreach radar – not activity.  Certainly we expect that if we were to embrace each day with our temperature (radar) at a “10” God would …

Shifting the Paradigm and Practice of Evangelism

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Pastor Walt Bennett, Executive Pastor of Organic Outreach International, recently spoke with Bruce Bugbee, Executive Director of the Reformed Church in America Far West Region, to hear his thoughts on the shifting paradigm and practice of evangelism. Bruce’s ministry in reaching others with God’s love spans 45 years. He currently oversees eight regions within the denomination in the western United …

Culture Change vs. Flavor of the Day

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

We often refer to Organic Outreach as an Operating System for a church.  If you ever had a Windows PC and adopted the Vista Operating System when it came out then I suspect you will completely understand that if an operating system is not functioning properly it doesn’t matter what program you try to run; the results will be less …

Organic Outreach Intensive & Conference – A Participant’s Perspective

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Scott Bos was apprehensive about attending last year’s Organic Outreach Intensive and Conference.  The idea of being an evangelist was uncomfortable.  His experience at the events was life-changing. Scott shares his experience with us: “I will never forget the day my pastor informed me he was signing me up for the Organic Outreach Intensive and Conference at Shoreline Community Church …