I’ve noticed an interesting common denominator in vibrant, growing churches: They always seem to be celebrating something God’s doing there. Your church can do that!
It’s Celebration Time
When a new believer is baptized, it’s a momentous event. A life’s been changed for eternity! Try these fresh ideas to make baptism a true celebration...
The 5-Spot Test
Here’s a simple way to evaluate how guests see your church building. Take the “5-Spot Test.”
Now, here’s a fun church-wide CHRISTmas project. Plan a gigantic caroling blitz with an outreach purpose.
Sharing Jesus, 10 Seconds at a Time
I’m learning to tweet. It’s amazing what can be said in 140 characters—just a sentence or two. Snippets of info can be motivating. Informative. Inspiring. Captivating!
LOVE THE LEADER
Fresh ideas for members of committees, teams, Bible classes and other church groups - You’re a member of a Sunday School class, church committee or ministry team. You’re on the church ball team, the nursery rotation or praise band. Whatever your involvement in your local church, each group you attend or serve has a leader who needs to know you’re behind them. How can you encourage that leader? Try some of these fresh ideas...
Meet the Teacher Sunday
Here’s a fresh and simple way to invite school teachers and staff to your church. Honor
those important community leaders by planning a “Meet the Teacher” Sunday during the first month of school.
First Day. Moms Pray.
Begin a new first-day-of-school tradition at your church! Plan a community-wide coffee for moms after they drop their kids off at school...
Father's Day Afresh
A Christian dad impacts his family and the world. Dad, you are vitally important. Some fresh Ideas for dads...
Summertime’s coming, and you might be surprised how many people in your community would enjoy a walking tour of your church building.
End-of-School Party with Purpose
Hundreds of children at a school near your church are ready to celebrate summer vacation. What an opportunity! Plan a gigantic End-of-School party with an outreach purpose...
Raw Easter Eggs
If a crowd of children was coming to your home for an Easter egg hunt, would you just give each child a carton of raw eggs as they arrived? Of course not! You’d boil and color eggs, decorate, prepare prizes and snacks… For churches, Easter Sunday is like that.