You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- III

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- III

I recently posted the first three steps for increasing the number of people participating in your ministry activities. Special events on Sunday morning or throughout the week can serve as a source to connect guests to your congregation, to see people come to faith in Christ, and to develop leaders. Simply placing an event on(…)

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- II

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- II

I recently posted the first two steps for increasing the number of people participating in your ministry activities (click here to read the post). Special events on Sunday morning or throughout the week can serve as a source to connect guests to your congregation, to see people come to faith in Christ, and to develop(…)

Cardboard Evangelism

Cardboard Evangelism

Every person is a story in process with a beginning, middle, and end. There are peaks and valleys; challenges, defeats, and victories. The Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro wanted to hear those stories, so they borrowed a strategy from homeless people. About 70 students used tattered cardboard to paint simple(…)

Tek Dharnal – Church Planter

Tek Dharnal – Church Planter

When the Indian government deposited Tek Dharnal’s family on the banks of the Kankai River in eastern Nepal, Georgia wasn’t on his mind. Nor was church planting. The Dharnal family just wanted to survive. Ethnic fighting that began in 1989 forced this Bhutanese family to flee their small country, which is wedged between India and(…)

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Ebenezer Baptist Church

DACULA—In February 2012 when Ebenezer Baptist Church called Sam Davis to be their pastor, the naysayers started yapping. “You’re too young to be a pastor,” some said of the then 24-year-old farmer and mechanic. “You’ll have to catch a ride to church,” said others, implying he was too young to drive. “I’ve got socks older(…)

First Baptist Church Nahunta

First Baptist Church Nahunta

When Pastor Randy Carson moved from Southern California to First Baptist Church of Nahunta more than 15 years ago, the red brick, county seat church had been predominant in the region where agriculture was king. The church membership was majority senior adult, but that began to change. “I did 100 funerals our first year, nearly(…)

Clint Sullens – Olive Branch Baptist Church

Clint Sullens – Olive Branch Baptist Church

Wedged between the Fort Stewart Army base and Interstate 16 in Bryan County is a patch of land called Ellabell. About 30 miles west of Savannah, Ellabell is off the beaten track, which makes it a good candidate for a proposed private 268-acre waste landfill. That landfill’s border would begin 250 feet from the property(…)

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities

Special events on Sunday morning or throughout the week can serve as a source to connect guests to your congregation, to see people come to faith in Christ, and to develop leaders. Simply placing an event on your church calendar may result in a guest or two being present but how can you prepare in(…)