Fresh Ideas: 1,000 Ways to Grow a Thriving and Energetic Church

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B&H Publishing Group, 2007 - Religion - 213 pages
Columnist and pastor's wife Diana Davis has been compiling new ways of conducting various church programs for decades?paying close attention to everything from how a church interior is best utilized to how congregations most effectively engage in community outreach. These creative methods are generously compiled in Fresh Ideas for Your Church, a handy guide to inspire ?how your church does church.” Featuring seventy-five unique categories and scores of ideas within each one, this resource will help everyone in the church from volunteers to the senior pastor. A sampling of topics: Baptism, Children's Area, Christmas, Fall Festival, Greeters, Library, New Member Assimilation, Prayer Ministry, Scripture of the Year, Sports Evangelism, Web Site, Youth, and more.
 

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User Review  - H. Hackney - Christianbook.com

This is a great book packed with practical ideas to breath new life into ministries in all areas of the church. The format is easy to read and the ideas easy to implement. If you want to see your ministries with a new perspective and creativity, then this book is for you. Read full review

Contents

Baptism
3
Childrens Area
97
20
104
Church Anniversary
111
Church Facilities
117
Clergy Appreciation
124
Community Outreach
131
Deacon Ordination
137
63
144
Fathers
152
Greeters
160
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Diana Davis writes regular feature articles for several Christian publications and is a popular conference and retreat speaker. Her books include Fresh Ideas, Fresh Ideas for Women's Ministry, and Deacon Wives. Diana also travels extensively with her husband, Steve Davis, executive director for the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana. They have three adult children and live in Indianapolis.

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