Category Archives: Oct. 2010

Synergy: Sharpening Ministries by Sharing Ideas

Synergy: Sharpening Ministries by Sharing Ideas

A great thing about the GARBC is the opportunity to network ministry ideas. As you read the following ideas from your ministry colleagues, be open with the Lord in allowing Him to expand your ministry. Synergy is ready for your …
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Posted in GARBCnews, Oct. 2010, Synergy

Building Your Ministry

Building Your Ministry

“It’s a Kick!” Community Soccer Camp We decided to begin using a community soccer camp in the summer when our pastor, Jon Jenks, observed the large number of children and parents who were connected to youth soccer in our town. …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, Oct. 2010, Synergy

Global Outlook

Global Outlook

Internet Missions Conference Over the past year our church has experimented with conversing during occasional morning worship services with individual missionaries via Skype. This software application allows users to make voice and video calls over the Internet. These calls are at …
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Posted in Global Outlook, Oct. 2010, Synergy

Home Front

Home Front

Need to get away? About two hours northwest of Chicago, between Madison and Milwaukee, lies a secluded wooded retreat known as Cedarly Retreat Center. After retiring from GARBC chaplaincy, Chaplain Andy Hagen and his wife, Nancy, now direct the Cedarly …
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Posted in Home Front, Oct. 2010, Synergy

Ministry Toolbox

Ministry Toolbox

Cardboard Testimonies Cardboard testimonies is a powerful tool that churches across the country are using to present and illustrate the power of the gospel. The following explanation of cardboard testimonies is from Engageworship.com: “It is a way of helping people share …
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Posted in Ministry Toolbox, Oct. 2010, Synergy