According to some studies, 75-90% of people joining the church cite friends or relatives as the main influence in their decision. In light of these statistics, it’s essential that all churches become training centers, equipping lay people for personal ministry. Learn Jesus’ process of... [Show more]
Did you know that all Christians have been blessed with spiritual gifts? Can you identify yours? Use this book as a starting point to identify and share your spiritual gifts. Take the spiritual gifts inventory and follow the author’s suggestions for determining your spiritual gifts. Learn the... [Show more]
This seven book set provides information on church growth, from writing a mission statement for your church to developing an effective evangelism program and welcoming those you invite into your church. This is the complete set of James Zackrison Church Growth books at a special price! Titles... [Show more]
Learn to clarify and write a statement of your church's philosophy of ministry, how to include measurable elements, and which church groups to include in the process. Sample statements from churches of various sizes.
No, we're not talking about healing sniffles, influenza, pulled muscles, or allergies. Discover new methods for transforming your church into a picture of spiritual and emotional health! This 94-page workbook is full of assessment tools to help you evaluate your discipleship quotient, love/care... [Show more]
Have you noticed cultural, ethnic, and generational gaps in your church? How can your church overcome social, racial, and age differences? What can be done to allow every group to find comfort and understanding under the same church roof? Use this 49-page guide to learn how to work together to find... [Show more]
Can you tell when someone is ready to hear the gospel? What are their signs of receptivity? This book will help you learn to recognize when people are open to new learning. Also discover how to analyze the demographics of your area and learn to use that information to build a more... [Show more]
Are you looking for a fresh way to study the Bible? Would you like to better understand how Ellen White's writings reflect the Scriptures? This book will help you learn more about the inductive, biographical, historical, literary, sociological, and cultural approaches to Bible study. Also, see how... [Show more]
How "people-friendly" is your Sabbath school? Does your class launch immediately into information dissemination? Or do you allow time for personal fellowship and bonding? Discover new, effective Sabbath school class formats, alternative lesson study plans, and ideas for increasing attendance in this... [Show more]
Organize for growth! Find out how Christ's ministry strategies can help you realize your vision for your church. Learn to identify target audiences and how to use small groups, personal soul winning networks, and friendship evangelism.
Set up a receptionist and hospitality system in your church. Learn the "Zone System," how to best utilize greeters and receptionists, how to develop a Welcome Pack, and what actions to take to help ensure a second visit.
The common denominator in the Bible for the mission of the church is Jesus’ Great Commission in Matthew 28, “Go and make disciple of all nations, baptizing them..." The church, as envisioned by Jesus and the apostles, was designed to grow in personal spiritual development and in numbers... [Show more]