Greg Stier

Greg Stier

Op-ed Contributor

Greg Stier is the Founder and President of Dare 2 Share Ministries International. He has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of Christian teenagers through Dare 2 Share events, motivating and mobilizing them to reach their generation for Christ. He is the author of eleven books and numerous resources, including Dare 2 Share: A Field Guide for Sharing Your Faith. For more information on Dare 2 Share and their upcoming conference tour and training resources, please visit www.dare2share.org.

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  • The Gospel, Gun Control and How God Wants to 'Fix This'

    The Gospel, Gun Control and How God Wants to 'Fix This'

    My heart broke along with yours as I watched the tragic events in San Bernadino unfold last Wednesday. 14 people were massacred and many others wounded in another senseless shooting.

  • Gun Control and the Gospel

    Gun Control and the Gospel

    What happened at Umpqua Community College was at a level of malevolence beyond any earthly explanation or solution. Like a river of magma underneath the earth's crust, unimaginable evil burst forth yesterday. Tragically, it's eruption extinguished ten precious lives and devastated countless others.

  • 7 Reasons Why Some Churches Don't Grow

    7 Reasons Why Some Churches Don't Grow

    After having co-planted and co-pastored a church for ten years in the Denver area and having preached in churches across the nation, quietly evaluating what makes them work (or not), here is my list of non-scientific reasons why some churches don't grow.

  • 5 Things Starbucks Can Teach About Effective Evangelism

    5 Things Starbucks Can Teach About Effective Evangelism

    So how can Starbucks saturate the physical cravings of decaffeinated Americans and the church cannot satisfy the spiritual thirst of Americans with the living water? After all, there are only 12,000 Starbucks coffee shops in the United States and there are over 300,000 Protestant churches! That's right! We outnumber Starbucks by 25 to 1!

  • 10 Ways to Ruin a Sermon

    10 Ways to Ruin a Sermon

    1. Make it about you, not Jesus.

  • 10 Things a Lead Pastor Never Wants to Hear From a Youth Pastor

    10 Things a Lead Pastor Never Wants to Hear From a Youth Pastor

    1. "Just what exactly is a youth ministry budget again?"

  • 10 Possible Reasons You Don't Share Your Faith (Even Though You Know You Should)

    10 Possible Reasons You Don't Share Your Faith (Even Though You Know You Should)

    You don't know, I mean really know, many non-Christians. Possible Solutions: Get to know your neighbors. Or you couldn't explain the Gospel clearly if you tried.

  • A Resolution That Could Start a Revolution (#STUMIN)

    A Resolution That Could Start a Revolution (#STUMIN)

    Tis the season for, well, resolutions. And when it comes to resolutions we tend to think of a limited amount of categories. These categories can range from exercising off our newly acquired egg-nog induced fat layers to doing a complete financial makeover. While Tony Horton and Dave Ramsey may be able help you in these two areas, I cannot. But what I can do is challenge youth leaders

  • Dear Hollywood,

    Dear Hollywood,

    We know that you are in the movie/money making business. So, in light of some of the box office stumbles you've made recently (Noah and Exodus: Gods and Kings) I thought I'd pass on a little advice from a Christian who appreciates good film making and who is excited about the prospect of epic Biblical stories being turned into epic blockbuster movies.

  • 10 Reasons I Thought the Exodus Movie Was Lame

    10 Reasons I Thought the Exodus Movie Was Lame

    It depicted God as an angry 5th grade-ish looking boy who kept appearing throughout the movie to awkwardly confront Moses. The previews made the movie look like it aligned with the Biblical account. It wasn't even close.