7 Servant Evangelism Ideas for Black Friday Shopping Crowds

Black Friday Shopping Evangelism

In the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving is a major shopping day.  The media will show reports of Black Friday shopping crowds outside of major department stores and malls.  People who are waiting to be nearly the first in line to get the savings on Christmas presents for family and friends.  When the doors open, mayhem erupts and people … [Read more...]

4 Tips to Start a Door To Door Outreach

Door to Door Evangelis

A staple of church community evangelism has been the door to door outreach campaign.If you want to start  door to door outreach in your community, I want to provide you with some starting points for your team to consider.1.  Define your purposeYour purpose will determine the training you will need to give your volunteers.Are you … [Read more...]

Reaching a Community Via a Coffeehouse

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The Evangelism Office in the Presbyterian Church USA (which is my tribe) is putting out some videos on churches doing innovative things to reach into their community.Check this one out:I'm impressed with their strategy of Business as Mission, but using their coffeehouse to not only provide job, but a gathering space in the community … [Read more...]

Break the Barriers Hospitality Training on DVD

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You’ve worked so hard to attract church visitors. . . . .You passionately desire to reach these newcomers for Christ.You know that Jesus can make a difference in their life.Perhaps you’ve spent money on advertising like a direct mail campaign or business cards members give away. You’ve designed sermon series to hopefully entice a second … [Read more...]

Evangelism Strategies Podcast and Webinar Replay

Webinar for Churches

In this complimentary Evangelismcoach webinar, I’ll share with you 3 major areas of evangelism training for your congregation to help you develop your evangelism strategy for 2012.Among other things you’ll lean:3 areas of focus for congregational evangelism to start your planning 6 different evangelism styles to match the right program … [Read more...]

Podcast: Christmas Outreach to the Community

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Listen in as one church tells the story of getting their Christmas events out to a few thousand people during a town Christmas event.I interview Kevin Cunningham, outreach pastor of a church in Nashua New Hampshire, a town of about 80,000. Christmas OutreachEach year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the city turns Main Street into a … [Read more...]

10 Roles an Evangelism Committee Can Have in The Church

Gospel witnessing Conversation

Why does your evangelism committee exist at your church?Is it just another meeting?Does it really fulfill the role of helping the church do the work of evangelism?Recently I've been asked to comment on the role of an evangelism committee or evangelism ministry in the local church.  What are the functions of a church evangelism … [Read more...]

Podcast: Developing a Sowing Mentality – Gary Rohrmayer

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Has your church plateaued in it’s evangelistic effectiveness?Perhaps, your church has stalled out in its evangelistic passion.  People are not coming to faith and your members are not really engaging people into finding faith in Christ.    The life-saving station has become the club of comfort.Yet, other churches continue to grow year after … [Read more...]

Guest Post: 9 Ways to Create Momentum for Fall Outreach

Faith in Action Outreach

I'm doing some traveling this week, visiting churches in Richmond VA.Today's guest post is from Gary Rohrmayer.  I've re posted this here with permission.Visit the full article 9 ways to Create Momentum for Fall Outreach for the bullet points to be teased out. . . Nine Ways to Create Momentum for Fall Outreach Legendary football coach … [Read more...]

Evangelism Substitute #4: Community Service

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Today is the final portion on the series, Evangelism Substitutes.  See the links below to catch the other parts.Here is a fourth substitute for personal evangelism: community service projects.For example:Let’s go out and feed the homeless. Let’s go out and build houses for Habitat for Humanity. Let’s go out and give away water at … [Read more...]