Saints’ Benjamin Watson highlights Super Bowl outreach video

Benjamin Watson: A Church and Community Outreach Tool Power To Win is an unparalleled ministry tool, featuring testimonies from current NFL players who share their love for Christ. Your Super Bowl party can use the power of faith and football to deliver Christ’s message during halftime. Just as the players prepare to take on the… Read More »

Church Super Bowl Party Outreach Kit

Power To Win is an unparalleled ministry tool. It’s a DVD that features testimonies from current NFL players who share their love for Christ. This year’s kit includes the testimony of Benjamin Watson of the New Orleans Saints. This season’s Super Bowl is February 1st, 2015 so plan your halftime outreach today!

Sex, Millennials, and the Church: 5 Implications

Ironically, Millennials will not stick with churches that have no convictions. Liberal churches with compromising views on biblical sexuality will not attract and retain Millennials. Though Millennials are indeed increasingly liberal in their views and actions on sexuality, they view churches as places that should be convictional and even counter-cultural.

Statewide TN polls show Christian belief shapes stance on issues

In spite of a move away from organized religion in much of the country, Tennessee is still firmly evangelical Christian, according to a recent MTSU poll. And that faith shapes the way the state leans on hot-button issues, the finds show. The “scientifically-valid” poll was conducted last month and surveyed 600 randomly-selected Tennessee adults, the school’s pollsters said of the twice-annual questionnaire.

Tips for Leading Small Groups

Start and end on time. Starting on time will establish a practice of people coming on time. Timeliness on both ends shows respect for people. Make sure the room setup is such that everyone can see everyone else. In most homes, this will be a limiting factor as to the number of people in the small group. Having people sit on a stairway or in an alcove usually inhibits them from participating.

Small Group Icebreakers

Icebreakers encourage people to get to know each other. It is important that icebreakers be non-threatening. What is non-threatening to some group members could terrify others. For example, the question, “Who would you like to go on vacation with for one week and why?”, would be threatening to many groups. However, the question, “If you could go on vacation anywhere, where would you go?” is not as threatening.