Category Archives: Oct 2005

Dear Friends,

Greeting Developing the educational environment of your church is a challenging task. People in your church represent a variety of ages, spiritual maturity levels, learning styles, background experiences, and preferences. In this Synergy, you will find helps for ministering to …
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Posted in Greeting, Oct 2005, Synergy

Connecting with Missionaries

Global Outlook Our church is like many churches that struggle financially. We still desire to encourage missionaries! When missionaries phone to inquire about scheduling a meeting, I explain that our church is unable to support them at that time, but …
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Posted in Global Outlook, Oct 2005, Synergy

Exposing the Myth: It’s not important to be part of a fellowship of churches

Ministry Toolbox John Donne, a minister and poet, wrote, “No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” King Solomon said in Proverbs 18:1, “A man who isolates …
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Posted in Ministry Toolbox, Oct 2005, Synergy

Through the Bible Challenge

Inward Look Scott Kigar, associate and discipleship pastor of First Baptist Church, Rochester, Michigan, granted us permission to publish the following article from Direction, his church’s Christian education newsletter. You may want to use Scott’s article to prompt your people …
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Posted in Inward Look, Oct 2005, Synergy

Using Prayer Prompts

Idea Exchange To enhance our Wednesday evening prayer time, we encourage people to bring in newspaper or internet news items as prayer requests. These national and worldwide issues are of moral, ethical, and religious importance—often dealing with areas of the …
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Posted in Idea Exchange, Oct 2005, Synergy