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 …

August 2017 Issue

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Integrating Organic Outreach into the DNA of your ministry only works when evangelistic vision and action become the domain of every ministry in a church and the commitment of every member of the congregation.  But where does a ministry start?  One of the most important elements of the creating and maintaining evangelistic passion in ministries is the development of an …

The Outreach Influence Team: Infusing the Vision

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Part of the Organic Outreach operating system is to develop an Outreach Influence Team. This is a team that is made up of all the leaders and directors of your church. This would include your lead pastor, all other pastors, the chairman of your church board and every person that leads any ministry in your church. Chapters five and six …

Organic Outreach Intensive Training – November 8-9, 2017

In Uncategorized by Robin Maguire

Our team at Organic Outreach International has designed an Intensive Training experience in Monterey, California that will equip leaders to change the culture of their entire church, movement or denomination to one that has an outreach focus baked into the DNA of every thing they do.  There are two tracks to choose from, one for Church Leaders and the second …