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Gathering Laborers for the Harvest

How do you get the leaders and workers needed to staff an expanding organization and insure a growing, healthy church? Remember the promise of the Apostle Paul in Philippians 4:19: “But God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in Glory by Christ Jesus.” Surely the need for quality leadership and faithful workers […]

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The Four Most Successful Methods of Evangelism

So here are your “chain-saws.” These four methods have brought more lasting results for the amount of effort extended than any other ministry or program. Of course, there are other methods that have worked. But these are the most successful, the most common, and the most easily adapted to all churches, large or small. By […]

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To Grow A Church Needs Prospects

The purpose of a tree (the church) is to bare fruit. That is the very essence of it’s existence. But it must be noted that the tree does not eat the fruit itself. Rather, the fruit is given away to a lost and hungry world. Within all fruit are seeds, capable of growing yet another […]

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Growing Your Church With Home Bible Studies

For too long our philosophy of evangelism has been askew with the New Testament pattern. Our strategy has been “come hear.” We invite people to Sunday School to “come hear” the lesson. We invite people to church services to “come hear” the preaching. We invite people to revivals to “come hear” the evangelist. But the […]

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Gathering Laborers for the Harvest (Downloads)

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Gathering Laborers for the Harvest (Entire Article)

By Tim Massengale  To Order More, Click Here   Several years ago a “critical issues” questionnaire was sent to a large number of church leaders. They were asked to list what they believed to be the most critical issues facing the church today. In overwhelming response, these leaders agreed that the number one critical issue […]

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The Care and Feeding of Monkeys

“The Tag-in also helps your Monthly Planning Council attendance.  When a leader has not accomplished their tasks for the month, they can usually find an excuse for not showing up.  But when they have all their tasks done, they are looking forward to being there and telling you about the great job they did and […]

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To Grow A Church Needs Prospects (Downloads)

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Why Bus Ministry

The “Parentreach” concept is a method to evangelize the parents of your bus children. The “Monthly Holy Ghost Sunday” or “Super Church Ministry” are methods to evangelize the bus children in the class room. Both approaches are highly effective. This month we will look at the first program and next month we will consider the […]

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The Role of Management in Church Growth

Unless a pastor fully appreciates, understands, and implements the management process, a church will never achieve it full potential. The complex body of believers we call a church is make up of married people, single people, the divorced, the widowed, youth, and children. A growing church will succeed in blending this diverse group into a […]

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Bearing Fruit: A Ministry Of Evangelism & Growth

At the conclusion of the time of prayer and fasting, these names are then printed on the “grapes” that hang on that family’s branch (many also try to get a photo to place in each grape, which really helps make the grapevine painting ‘come alive’). By faith, we are claiming this “fruit” for the Kingdom […]

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Training Your Leaders

The metaphor is similar to that of a farmer. The farmer will spend hundreds of hours cultivating and fertilizing soil, put thousands of dollars worth of seed into the ground, before a crop is ever harvested. So a pastor must plant and cultivate his people to grow the needed leadership of tomorrow. By Tim Massengale  […]

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Laborers for the Harvest

How do you get the leaders and workers needed to staff an expanding organization and insure a growing, healthy church? Remember the promise of the Apostle Paul in Philippians 4:19: “But God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in Glory by Christ Jesus.” Surely the need for quality leadership and faithful workers […]

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Developing A Computer Database Prospect File

You can build your church prospect file from church service visitors, individuals attending church socials and programs, door knocking, and church members family and friends.  But when your prospect list begins to grow and the names are overflowing your computer file, what then? By Tim Massengale  To View the Entire Article, Click Here To Download […]

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A Grand Vision for Revival

Rick leaned forward in earnest.  “Will you help me, sir?  I’m not sure exactly what I should do, but if you will help me, I want to make this next year my best year ever. I want to…” His voice trailed off in a waver and a tear trickled down his cheek. He swallowed hard. […]

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