In the house that I grew up in we had a formal living room and a porch where guest could gather. The living room was the clean and well-kept and seldom used. It was used for special company that we might have. The porch on the other hand had a similar purpose. Of course it […]
Sunday School classes and small groups are where a great amount of church ministry takes place. These groups are where Bible study and discipleship take place; it’s where close bonds of Christian love, care and fellowship take place; and it’s one of the most effective tools for outreach and evangelism.
The Sunday School That Really Responds video training is based on Steve Parr’s book recently released by Kregal Publications. The video training will address some of the common 24 Sunday School emergencies addressed in the book. Do not miss this opportunity to invest in the help of your Sunday School ministries.
Each Sunday most Georgia Baptist churches will have Sunday School. For most of those churches it is the single largest organization in the church and it occurs at the single highest attended time of the week for the local church. Since we have place much emphasis on what we do on Sunday morning and many […]
One of the greatest needs of our churches is having enough people to serve in the ministries the God has entrusted us with. In many cases it is not simply the fact that we do not enough people willing to serve it is more the case that we do not have a strategy for recruitment […]
By Dr. Steve Parr “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.” Colossians 3:23 It is 9:40 AM and a family drives into your parking lot to visit your church for the first time. Are they new in the community? Are they potentially great leaders seeking a congregation […]
This is continuation of my blog from the State Sunday School Directors Association annual meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland. This group of 45 missionaries has the responsibility of leading the small group ministry of their state convention or association. It was a most productive meeting and the fellowship is always wonderful. The first blog focused […]
This past week I attended the State Sunday School Directors Association annual meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland. This group of 45 missionaries has the responsibility of leading the small group ministry of their state convention or association. It was a most productive meeting and the fellowship is always wonderful. There was much discussion and many insightful […]