We Need You
We are not a "one man show". We have found our work alone is of little effort unless the church body is with us in this effort. We do not have a stunning Hollywood show, but are a couple committed to serving our Saviour with the talents and abilities He has blessed us with. (Reading the below and preparing for our stay will help to make our time together beneficial together.)
How To Prepare For The Meetings
Evangelism is the work of the Holy Spirit
Jesus said in John 6:63, "It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing". All our talents, personality or promotion will do very little. The work of winning people to Christ is a work that only the Holy Spirit can accomplish.
Prayer is the greatest priority
D.L. Moody remarked that "every work of God can be traced to some kneeling form".We must pray that the Holy Spirit to softens peoples hearts and prepares the soil for the good seed.
The Pastor is the Key
The most influential voice in the life of the church comes from the pulpit. The Pastor can, through his weekly sermons motivate and teach his people on how to prepare for these meetings.
Promotion and Advertising
Research has shown that very few people will attend these meetings because of advertising alone. However, good publicity and advertising will set the stage for your people to invite their friends and neighbors. Remember, most people need to hear or see something about an event seven times before they will make a decision about attending.
See advertising for posters and newspaper release.
Local newspapers These can be given the the news release. This is a free service, papers offer for interesting up coming events. They should have it at least two weeks in advance.
Your local Christian bookstore-ask if you can put up posters or leave a stack of small flyers.
Your people play a vital role
Church growth statistics tell us that the average person will not come to church by himself, but that the majority are in church today because someone invited and brought them.