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How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 2

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 2

A New Approach to Feeding Hungry Families Local churches are innovatively taking the torch where others fall short and feeding the most food-insecure families. The Role of the Local Church Local churches have a unique ability to fill the gaps because they are in close...

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 1

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 1

A New Approach to Feeding Hungry Families While each step of the supply chain is important, there is none more pressing than delivering through the “Last Mile of Need.” Due to the many challenges of the pandemic we know the health and economic impact of COVID-19 is...

The Ministry of Incarnational Listening

The Ministry of Incarnational Listening

  Pastors are under more pressure than ever. In the wake of the COVID crisis, many churches are struggling. Others have not been allowed to reopen. Offerings are down and stress levels are up. What will church look like moving forward? Will folks feel comfortable...

A Faceless Christianity: Will we return to church in a building?

A Faceless Christianity: Will we return to church in a building?

A Faceless Christianity Church attendance has been on thin ice for some time with many Millennials asking, “Why should I go to church at all?” One often-repeated comment about church is, “I love Jesus. It is church people I don’t care for.” Church life hasn’t produced...

How Churches in Vacation Destinations Can Survive COVID-19

How Churches in Vacation Destinations Can Survive COVID-19

Pastor Resources · How Churches In Vacation Destinations Can Survive COVID - 19 Churches in vacation destinations face unique struggles. They tend to see fluctuating attendance, with many visitors coming in during the vacation season and then attendance dropping in...

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Reopening the Church Guide - We launched brand new manual last Friday: Guide to Reopening Church Services: A Step-by-Step, Biblically-Based and Research-Based Approach to Resuming In-Person Ministries. This 26-page manual can be downloaded...

COVID-19: Considerations for Re-Gathering in Church Buildings

COVID-19: Considerations for Re-Gathering in Church Buildings

Pastor Resources · Covid - 19 And Returning To Church   I have a sister who lives in Vancouver, Washington, and another who resides in Richardson, Texas. Vancouver has few cases of COVID-19. But Dallas County, by comparison, has a lot. Yet, at the moment, Vancouver...

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Pastor Resources · Longing For Revival During The Pandemic   Look at the nations and watch — and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. — Habakkuk 1:5 Before COVID-19 struck, life was already...

Prayer for the City in Light of COVID-19

Prayer for the City in Light of COVID-19

Pastor Resources · Prayer For The City In Light Of Covid   Praying for the revival of the church and rebuilding of the city is always crucial, but has a timely urgency during the present COVID-19 crisis. While hopes for urban renewal always burn deep within Christ’s...

Bible Revival During the COVID-19 Crisis

Bible Revival During the COVID-19 Crisis

Pastor Resources · Bible Revival During The COVID - 19 Crisis   As was true after 9/11, the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has people turning back to the Scriptures in droves. Bible sales are significantly up, as are the number of people downloading reading...

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 2

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 2

A New Approach to Feeding Hungry Families Local churches are innovatively taking the torch where others fall short and feeding the most food-insecure families. The Role of the Local Church Local churches have a unique ability to fill the gaps because they are in close...

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 1

How Churches Are Filling the Gaps in the “Last Mile of Need” Part 1

A New Approach to Feeding Hungry Families While each step of the supply chain is important, there is none more pressing than delivering through the “Last Mile of Need.” Due to the many challenges of the pandemic we know the health and economic impact of COVID-19 is...

The Ministry of Incarnational Listening

The Ministry of Incarnational Listening

  Pastors are under more pressure than ever. In the wake of the COVID crisis, many churches are struggling. Others have not been allowed to reopen. Offerings are down and stress levels are up. What will church look like moving forward? Will folks feel comfortable...

A Faceless Christianity: Will we return to church in a building?

A Faceless Christianity: Will we return to church in a building?

A Faceless Christianity Church attendance has been on thin ice for some time with many Millennials asking, “Why should I go to church at all?” One often-repeated comment about church is, “I love Jesus. It is church people I don’t care for.” Church life hasn’t produced...

How Churches in Vacation Destinations Can Survive COVID-19

How Churches in Vacation Destinations Can Survive COVID-19

Pastor Resources · How Churches In Vacation Destinations Can Survive COVID - 19 Churches in vacation destinations face unique struggles. They tend to see fluctuating attendance, with many visitors coming in during the vacation season and then attendance dropping in...

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Reopening the Church Guide - We launched brand new manual last Friday: Guide to Reopening Church Services: A Step-by-Step, Biblically-Based and Research-Based Approach to Resuming In-Person Ministries. This 26-page manual can be downloaded...

COVID-19: Considerations for Re-Gathering in Church Buildings

COVID-19: Considerations for Re-Gathering in Church Buildings

Pastor Resources · Covid - 19 And Returning To Church   I have a sister who lives in Vancouver, Washington, and another who resides in Richardson, Texas. Vancouver has few cases of COVID-19. But Dallas County, by comparison, has a lot. Yet, at the moment, Vancouver...

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Pastor Resources · Longing For Revival During The Pandemic   Look at the nations and watch — and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. — Habakkuk 1:5 Before COVID-19 struck, life was already...

Prayer for the City in Light of COVID-19

Prayer for the City in Light of COVID-19

Pastor Resources · Prayer For The City In Light Of Covid   Praying for the revival of the church and rebuilding of the city is always crucial, but has a timely urgency during the present COVID-19 crisis. While hopes for urban renewal always burn deep within Christ’s...

Bible Revival During the COVID-19 Crisis

Bible Revival During the COVID-19 Crisis

Pastor Resources · Bible Revival During The COVID - 19 Crisis   As was true after 9/11, the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has people turning back to the Scriptures in droves. Bible sales are significantly up, as are the number of people downloading reading...

 

5 out of the box community outreach ideas

We’re hearing that many pastors are struggling right now.

If you’re looking for fresh ideas for prayer, worship, communion, and community, then you can find some of the very best right here.