“So what are churches doing to reach people today, Thom?”
I hear some version of that question on a regular basis. The difficult response is that more churches are doing nothing rather than something.
But, to be fair, thousands of churches are doing some type of outreach to their communities and beyond. But the times have definitely changed. Here are seven of the most common changes in church outreach practices over the past one to two decades. Read More
Autopsy of a Deceased Outreach Ministry
Both of these articles are reposts. The first article was posted two years ago and the second this past April. I am reposting them because reaching out into the community is not only critical to the survival of our churches but also integral to Christian discipleship. Can we really claim to be followers of Jesus if we are not joining him in his mission to the lost?