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What every church should know about its community

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Dept. of the Church and Social Service.

What every church should know about its community

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Published by Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared originally by Harry F. Ward and Henry A. Atkinson, rewritten November, 1917, by Shelby M. Harrison and Worth M. Tippy.
ContributionsAtkinson, Henry Avery, 1877-, Harrison, Shelby Millard, 1881-, Tippy, Worth Marion, 1867-, Ward, Harry Frederick, 1873-1966.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV625 .F4
The Physical Object
Pagination27, [1] p,
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6638344M
LC Control Number21018642
OCLC/WorldCa3890343


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We’ll look first at the responsibilities of church members and then at the responsibilities of church leaders. The church is responsible to know its leaders, esteem them in love, and live in peace with one another.

This book, along with the Jamieson’s Ministry and Money, and Henri Nouwen’s little book (see next title), should be the three primary textbooks for the class in Church Resource Development. Reading and mentally digesting this very straightforward book on congregational stewardship will most likely whet your appetite for learning more.

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The Church in the Bible: The Book of Acts. Acts tells the story of the church, from its inception on the day of Pentecost in Acts 2, to ch. 28 with Paul at Rome. In between, the church experiences tragedies and triumphs, sorrows and joys. The book of Acts tells the story of the young church, persecuted but bold.

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Let’s focus on the principles. In my experience, if a pastor does these three things faithfully, he will have the support of the vast majority of his people in almost any church anywhere.

Introduction When we come to the matter of finances in the New Testament church I think we all tend to tighten up a little bit, for inevitably it deals with something which is very dear to the hearts of most Americans—money. I, too, am a bit apprehensive, for I recall all too well an encounter between a friend of mine and his pastor.

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The local church is a community of Christians who live as the on-the-ground expression of the supremacy of Jesus by advancing his gospel in distance and depth. Now, there are three important parts of this statement that especially highlight the unparalleled role of the local church.

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All of it, says Theule, is motivated by the idea that the church and its resources are not primarily for the church itself. They’re for the community. The following sermon transcript does not match the video version of the sermon—it matches only the audio version.

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