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2 POSTSChris Swain currently serves at Long Hollow Baptist Church as the Executive Director of Replicate Ministries. After fours years of service in the United States Marine Corps, Chris served in full-time ministry for 14 years in Arkansas, Florida, Texas, and Georgia, leading ministries ranging from Students, to Collegiate, to Spiritual Formation. Most recently, Chris served as the Director of Student Ministry Publishing at Lifeway Christian Resources serving the Church in its mission of making disciples. Chris’s heart is to expand the Gospel through disciple-making in the local church.
A new study published by Harvard lists the benefits of prayer and church attendance on youth. Turns out, prayer can protect children from a bevy of unfortunate choices.
Many churches use October 31 as an outreach event. If you're one of them, you're probably asking yourself..."How can we get unchurched families to attend?" "How can we reach families with this event?"
Andy Stanley unpacks his reasoning for eliminating phrases such as "the Bible says..." from our preaching in order to reach the younger generations and return to a more New-Testament model of evangelism.