Latest Articles by DIANA DAVIS
Dec 4, 2013
PENSACOLA (BP)—A Christmas Eve service can be one of your church’s most meaningful moments—and one of its largest outreach events of the year. For a meaningful community-wide event, begin planning early. Here are some suggestions:
Sep 20, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS (BP)—It’s the first thing you see as you drive into the church parking lot. It’s a focal point as you enter the lobby. You may discover it near the water fountain, the clock, the exit, the foyer, the mirror in the restroom. What a concept: placing God’s Word in plain sight!
Feb 22, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS (BP)—When a new believer is baptized, it’s a momentous event. A life’s been changed for eternity! Try these fresh ideas to make baptism a true celebration:
Jan 28, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS (BP)—Here’s a simple way to evaluate how guests see your church building. Take the “5-Spot Test.” Stop at five specific places around your church site for five minutes and answer five questions.
Aug 13, 2012
Here’s a fresh and simple way to invite school teachers and staff to your church. Honor those important community leaders by planning a “Meet the Teacher” Sunday during the first month of school.
Jun 4, 2012
Need a small gift for dads on Father’s Day at your church? Create a bookmark from this article. Download it at keeponshining.
May 14, 2012
Hundreds of children at a school near your church are ready to celebrate summer vacation. What an opportunity! Plan a gigantic end-of-school party with an outreach purpose.
Apr 27, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (BP)—Summertime’s coming, and you might be surprised how many people in your community would enjoy a walking tour of your church building. Whether it’s large or small, your church building is a beacon in your town.
Nov 7, 2011
When an Indiana pastor asked his small congregation to set a sacrificial goal for their Lottie Moon offering, he never expected this. A goal of $500 would have been a challenge for Iglesia Bautista Hispana El Calvario, but they set a seemingly-impossible goal of ten thousand dollars! People of every age contributed sacrificially. Some worked a second job for a month and gave those earnings. One lady gave two weeks of paychecks. Kids, retirees, even unemployed folks found creative ways to give. That awesome little church collected over $10,000 for SBC international missions.