A study last year of 324 churches in North America surfaced some revealing
things about why some churches plateau or decline, but the study also told the
amazing story of what God can do when a church tunes into what He is doing in
its community. Learn how God gives a second wind to churches that were down for
Churches in military towns have a unique opportunity to minister to families
?separated from loved ones deployed overseas.
FALL OF OBEDIENCEBy Cory
MillerSometimes evangelism can feel like the stomach-lurching
first drop of a roller-coaster, but stepping into the unknown with the gospel
can offer a thrill like nothing else.
OF KITCHEN DUTY By Rebecca Barlow
Often God works in ways beyond our understanding through the seemingly menial
and mundane "kitchen duty" of life. Read how one woman's heart and mind were
changed as God changed lives through her non-glamorous ministry assignment.
PEOPLEBy Mark Tabb
Genuine friendship goes a long way with an unbelieving world dying for a taste
?of real love. Learn how the draw of community can lead people to Christ.
STARBUCKS & SANKA MEETBy
They're the people you pass every day, but don't think for one moment that
they're exactly like you. Learn what the twentysomethings in your life are
really thinking and find out how you can minister to them one-on-one.
CAPTIVE AUDIENCESBy Rachel
You never know when a captive audience will be made captive to Christ.
"You're not going to scream at us about going to hell are you?" asks a small
town in Wisconsin, where River of Life church is offering Christ's love
Notes: A Comeback StoryBy Carol
Four Big Ideas from Comeback ChurchesBy Mike Dodson
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