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3 Ideas for Easter

3 Ideas for Easter

Posted on 17. Mar, 2015 by .

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1. Never Double Up Big Days: Last year our church won a Facebook contest in which the prize was SkinnyDip Frozen Yogurt came to our church and provided free FroYo for everyone that Sunday.  The contest was held in late February and they offered to come any Sunday we wanted.  Often our temptation is to […]

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Outreach Effectiveness

Outreach Effectiveness

Posted on 30. Jun, 2010 by .

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I’ve seen several studies on why people ended up attending the church they are at and the clear #1 on the list is always personal invitation. This beats out every form of advertising and special events combined every time the survey is done. The surveys always find that 75%-95% of the people coming to your […]

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Block Parties: Ideas and Tips

Block Parties: Ideas and Tips

Posted on 29. Jun, 2010 by .

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If you’re going to throw a block party, you want to get the most out of the time and effort that you put in to the event. Here’s some things we’ve learned from doing them over the past five years. Set the big items up first: We have bounce-houses for the kids at our block […]

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NASCAR & Church Planting

NASCAR & Church Planting

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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Church planters in Virginia had a unique opportunity this past week involving NASCAR. An anonymous donor offered to provide tickets to NASCAR’s Rockin Roll 400 at Richmond International Speedway. The idea was for church planters to use the tickets in any way they can to help build their church. First of all let me say up […]

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Parade Idea

Parade Idea

Posted on 15. Jun, 2009 by .

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This past year I took a trip to Iowa to visit my wife’s family. While I was there I went to a parade in her home town of Ankeny. It seems every town in America has a parade for something at least once or twice a year. Event promoters are almost always looking for bands […]

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Block Party Trailer

Block Party Trailer

Posted on 18. Feb, 2009 by .

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    About the Block Party Trailers  The SBCV has 5 block party trailers and 2 sports evangelism trailers at our disposal.   They are available for use by SBCV churches, but you must plan ahead and reserve one for the date you need it. The earlier you make your request, the more likely that you will be able […]

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