Neal Pollard Bob Russell tells the story of Dwight Day, a UPS pilot who had come back to church after many years away. Russell walked into the auditorium one day to catch Day scrubbing grape juice stains off the pews. This pilot was an important man with sufficient money to hire someone to do the … Continue reading Would Jesus Scrub Grape Juice Stains?
Neal Pollard Offer “medical missions” benevolent campaign in the neighborhood, utilizing the talents of members with medical expertise. Have a worship leadership training class. Incorporate periodic explanations about the purpose and biblical foundation for the acts of worship and the invitation during the worship services. Have an elder/deacon intensive training class. Host community Bible studies … Continue reading CHURCH GROWTH STARTERS
Neal Pollard Some just can't! They assume bad motives, intentions, and behaviors in others. They like to predict failure and disaster. Some take that attitude toward people, including Christians. "They won't last!" "They can't cut it as a deacon/elder." "He won't ever be a good preacher!" "They just want the praise of men." Think about … Continue reading How To See The Good In Others