Item description for When the Saints Go Marching Out! : Mobilizing the Church for Mission by Art Beals...
Overview This book challenges churches to see all their members as potential missionaries, and so to return full circle to the New Testament church model of ministry. Beals founds his practical advice about how to go about this in Trinitarian theology. Section One describes congregation-based mission; Section Two explains how to mobilize resources for mission creatively. Section Three suggests ways to train and care for volunteers, and Section Four discusses expanding mission once outreach has been established.
Pastor, consultant, and award-winning author Art Beals challenges churches to see each member as a potential missionary; in so doing, churches return full circle to the New Testament church model of ministry. Founded in trinitarian theology, Beal's practical advice explores congregation-based mission, explains how to creatively mobilize resources for mission, and discusses how to train and care for volunteers. Beal's model for outreach emphasizes principles for partnership that provide mutual empowerment and long-term commitment.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2006
Publisher Geneva Press
ISBN 0664501664 ISBN13 9780664501662
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More About Art Beals
Art Beels is the founder of World Concern International and has served as pastor in churches in Washington, Oregon, and the Philippines. His book "Beyond Hunger: A Biblical Mandate for Social Responsibility" was awarded the Gold Medallion Book Award by the Evangelical Christian Literature Association.
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When the Saints go Marching Out by Art Beals Aug 8, 2001
Each member of a congregation (whether large or small) is challenged to be in mission. Emphasis is placed on empowering the laity. Practical (and workable) suggestions are offered for creating a supportive mission organization and mobilizing the financial resources. Beals offers many beneficial and creative ways to raise funds, to train volunteers, to match people's talents and gifts to specific missional needs, to empower partnership to long-term commitment and create new opportunities.