Top COVID-19 Ideas for Churches

Top COVID-19 Ideas for Churches 1. Offering – use your database to determine givers that use cash and checks and mail them 8 prepaid envelopes and an encouraging letter. 2. Elders – read Psalm 91 each day and share what God is saying to you. 3. Statements heard this week: The churches that survive and […]

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Microchurches Positioned for a Pandemic

The below article was written for Exponential by Ralph Moore. Please join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, March 24, at 1:00 p.m. ET featuring Ralph Moore, Rob Wegner, and Daniel Yang as they discuss how the church today can tap into the micro expressions which may actually fuel greater growth and depth of […]

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What Church leaders can do to help during COVID-19

We conducted this interview last night (Sunday) with Dr. Justin Schwalbe (Family Doctor) and Dr. Martin Magers (Pathologist from Ann Arbor, MI) as they shared their medical perspective on COVID-19 and what the medical community desperately needs from us as church leaders and business leaders.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4vnqILmH9I&feature=youtu.be Our Executive Pastor spoke with Dr. Mark Fox (the deputy […]

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URGENT CALL TO UNITED PRAYER:

In light of the current pandemic related to Covid-19, we are calling the people of the Missionary Church to united, persistent, extraordinary prayer. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary prayer. Most who are reading this are already praying. This call to prayer is an attempt to unite us in prayer and create some rhythms of prayer. […]

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DEALING WITH THE CORONAVIRUS

How should churches handle the coronavirus? That’s the question congregations around the country are grappling with since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.   I surveyed a cross-section of pastors in my “tribe” regarding the steps they are taking. Following is a summary of the most common best practices that emerged from their feedback as well […]

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Thank You to Grabill Missionary Church from World Partners

When a small group from Grabill Missionary Church (Grabill, Indiana) decided to adopt Nathan, Christina, and Marco Duran, World Partners staff in Argentina, they couldn’t have guessed how God would use their modest resources to build His Kingdom in Buenos Aires!  The small group’s Christmas offering was initially expected to offer some extra funds to […]

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PRAYER CHANGES ME

It has been 40 years, but I remember the day quite clearly. I was just leaving the home of a couple from the church whose nine- or ten-year-old son was losing his three-year battle to leukemia. In spite of his leukemia, he had been a star baseball player — a natural athlete. We (the church) […]

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THE “THREE-STRIKES-AND-YOU’RE-OUT” SIN

In Matthew 12, Jesus encountered a growing storm of controversy. The crowds around Him were swelling to thousands and tens of thousands in size, and at the same time there was a plot in motion to kill Him because He kept healing people and increasing in popularity. Jesus did not stop healing people. In fact, […]

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PRAYER GUARDIANS

There is a fellowship of churches in New Zealand called the Christian Community Churches of New Zealand. Their tagline is “working together to take the good news back to New Zealand.” It is always great to see churches work together for the advancement of the Kingdom of God. I know little of the structure of […]

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