We asked members of our campus at Lavender Bay to describe the community at church. We turned their responses into a word cloud, and placed them on a postcard:
This is what appears on the back of the postcard:
This postcard has been placed in letterboxes, and handed out to locals at the train station.
This approach seeks to highlight the benefits of belonging.
We are an imperfect community, but we’re a genuinely loving, accepting and joyful community – and we think this is something the world needs and wants. By joining us, we pray that people will discover the hope, joy and purpose found by knowing Jesus.
Find out more on The McCrindle blog.
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I recently wrote an article for Tony Morgan Live, explaining a principle I think is very important for churches:
“Help people to start slow by providing one easy first step.”
I shared a couple of examples:
A powerful illustration for getting some perspective on what it looks like to live our lives in light of eternity:
Here’s a couple of quotes from this video that you might like to share on Twitter:
More from Francis Chan here.