THE “END TIME REVIVAL” SUNDAY SCHOOL CONTEST

THE “END TIME REVIVAL” SUNDAY SCHOOL CONTEST

Sunday School Superintendent Responsibilities Note – All plans and decisions must be discussed and approved by your pastor. Make up a total church member list. Only those who come to church regularly should be listed. All members that attend should be included. Have typed copies made for each team captain. Give team captains a chance to look these over before your…

‘Attitude’ in Church Growth

‘Attitude’ in Church Growth

Attitude in Church Growth starts with a ‘team ministry’ approach. Having an organized outreach with a relationship approach. Starting with family, friends, coworkers and neighbors and assimilating them into the church.

Outreach Programs

Outreach Programs

What outreach programs are, in your opinion, most effective? Someone has aptly observed that you can cut down a tree with a pocket knife or a chain saw. Both will do the job. One will just do it faster than the other. By the same token, there are many methods of outreach and evangelism you can use in the local church.…

Important Do’s and Don’ts

Important Do’s and Don’ts

This Church Growth video brings attention to things that one may or may not be doing in regards to church outreach.  Organization, evangelism, and assimilation are three focal points discussed.  In addition, a self assessment test is presented emphasizing key aspects such as ministry teams, outreach departments, planning retreats, and establishing plans/goals within each department.

Church Outreach

Church Outreach

“Church Outreach” examines the hierarchy of evangelistic methods. Key methods explored and promoted include attracting guests via special events, establishing a guest/visitor follow-up, creating a home Bible study program, and constant contact consciousness (CCC).

Maintaining a Ministry Balance

Maintaining a Ministry Balance

My outreach director seems to have difficulty keeping all the outreach ministries working. I have asked him to oversee all evangelism ministries, which includes home Bible study, visitor follow-up, canvassing and tract ministry, as well as several others. Nothing seems to be working very effectively. What do you suggest? In order to maintain peak efficiency in your church’s outreach ministries, it’s…

Evangelism Ministries that Work

Evangelism Ministries that Work

I am often asked what outreach ministries are the most successful, with success defined as the greatest number of converts for the time invested. While there are many, here are my top five:1. Special events. Growing churches tend to have a large number of special events each year with an emphasis on bringing visitors: revivals, dramas, songfests, VBS, children’s crusades, dinners…

Computer Database Prospect File

Computer Database Prospect File

When Mark North walked into the church main office, Elder Vernon Baker sat hunched over the computer with a look of irritation on his face. “Oh, come on!” The white haired pastor said under his breath. He clicked on first one option, then another as he searched for the correct menu. Finally he broke into a grin. “Got it!” Two more…

How to Develop an Effective “Saturday Door Knocking” Ministry

How to Develop an Effective “Saturday Door Knocking” Ministry

For years, door knocking was about the only type of consistent outreach – outside of occasional street services – that you would find in most Pentecostal churches. “Outreach” and “door knocking” were pretty much synonymous terms: where you found the one, you would normally find the other. Today, except for a handful of die-hard adherents, few churches walk the neighborhoods and…