WHERE IN THE CHURCH AM I?
IMAGINE THIS IS YOUR CHURCH
Battling cancer Battling cancer
Struggling entrepreneur Struggling entrepreneur
Needs someone with truck to help her move this Saturday Has big truck and nothing to do this Saturday
Struggling entrepreneur Has big truck and nothing to do this Saturday Battling cancer Needs someone with truck to help her move this Saturday Battling cancer
How would these people find each other in your church? How would these people find each other in your church?
Even in megachurches, options to connect look more like this.
But they could look like this.
THERE ARE TWO WAYS
TO FORM COMMUNITY IN YOUR CHURCH
THE FIRST WAY? THE CHURCH CLERGY/STAFF CAN TRY TO ORGANIZE IT.
THE SECOND WAY? YOU LET THE CHURCH MEMBERS SELF-ORGANIZE THROUGH ONLINE COMMUNITY.
“….CHURCHES may be less about creating an idealized plan to move someone toward commitment and more about providing many
ways by which people
could craft their unique, customized spiritual experience to meet their needs…” Quote from The National Survey Of Megachurches (2008) "Not Who You Think They Are-The Real Story Of People Who Attend America's Churches” By Scott Thumma and Warren Bird, Hartford Institute For Religion Research (www.hartsem.edu/)
WHERE IN THE CHURCH AM I? How To Help Your Church Find Its Way Through Online Community
A 1-Hour Online Mini-Workshop
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Published on Jun 19, 2009