May your Christmas be blessed with peace, joy, hope and love! From your NEO District Office Staff, Dr. Dave and Gloria McKellips, Marla Shepherd and Sharon Gunter On the way home from church, a little girl asked her Mom, “Mommy, the pastor said that God is bigger than we are, is that true?” The mother affirmed that it was true. “He also said that God lives in us, is that true?,” asked the child. Her mom answered, “Yes, that’s right.” A bit puzzled, the little girl then asked, “Well, if God is bigger than us and lives in us, won’t He show-through?” That’s a question that only you and I can answer. Does He show-through in you? New Year’s Eve Party is at Tulsa Central RSVP by January 5th NEO November Statistics ...
December, Organic Outreach and Your Church December is here, which means Christmas is directly ahead. What a great season to carry the momentum and enthusiasm forward from our Organic Outreach Rally! More people attend Church at Christmas and Easter than at any other time of the year. Whether you joined us for the Organic Outreach Rally in October or not, as Christians, we should be examining how we engage with those who otherwise never set foot in a church. Walt Bennett, Executive Director of Organic Outreach, suggests the following: – For those in this category who actually have a relationship with Jesus Christ, but are not seeing the purpose in coming together in Christian Community (and most likely not seeing their purpose in living out a Christian life through all the days in-between), prepare your congregation to welcome them warmly with grace and love and create an experience that leaves......