Wednesday, October 28, 2009

LC2C: Loving Our Neighbors

A Loving Our Communities to Christ
  • Citywide
  • Congregation-by-Congregation Emphasis

Loving Our Neighbors ~ Through an Authentic Lifestyle of Praying, Caring, Sharing

Implementing a Prayer-Care-Share Culture in Congregations



Objective: In each LC2City, we are asking God for a tipping point of congregations committed to the implementing an ongoing, sustainable, and reproducable prayer-care-share lifestyle culture

In Loving Our Neighbors:
  • The essential elements of prayer and care and share flow from and into one another
  • The emphasis is on integrating p-c-s into the lifestyle of every believer (adults, student, children)
  • ... and into the culture of every ministry and activity of the congregation.
  • Therefore, this is a long-term journey; a purposeful and progressive expedition, not an event or one-time project.

The leadership of every participating congregation agrees to a two-year coaching relationship with the LC2C Team during which they will be intentional towards:
  • Integrating p-c-s into the life of every family, ministry and activity
  • Instructing every leader of the congregation's small groups, teams, classes, committees, councils and staff to support the vision and values of this journey
  • Involving every member in the pursuit of a p-c-s lifestyle

Every congregation participating in this coaching relationship agrees:
  • The Pastor - He or she must be the p-c-s champion to the entire congregation:
    • As a model and mentor to leaders ("I commit to pursue a p-c-s lifestyle...")
    • Through teaching and training church members (Sermons, seminars, stories)
    • With other pastors who are also leading their congregation on a p-c-s journey (1) A one day vision-casting session, (2) Two day-long meetings per year with all the pastors in our city committed to Loving Our Neighbors, facilitated by the LC2C coach and (3) Three conference calls with other LC2C cities)
  • The Catalysts - The pastor identifies individuals who have a passion or calling for prayer, for care, and/or for share:
    • To provide ongoing prayer support for the pastor and for the goal of becoming a prayer-care-share congregation
    • To encourage the pastor to cast and recast the vision and the values of this venture
    • To assist with an ongoing assessment of the strengths and struggles of the congregation (especially in their area of passion)
    • To serve, as gifted, in a catalytic role on the congregation's journey
  • The Ruling Leaders - The Board (or Elders or Council) must affirm their commitment to this journey and adopt/adapt this strategy
  • The Serving Leaders - All those who lead a group, teach a class, direct a team or chair a committee must be trained in how to apply the p-c-s lifestyle into and through their ministry
  • The Congregation -
    • ... will experience 104 Sundays (two years) of which p-c-s is both verbal (sermon, testimony, announcement, prayer focus) and visible (banner, power point slide, prayer wall, display table, bulletin information)
    • ... will experience 8 quarterly gatherings devoted to p-c-s: training, prayerwalking, service project, evangelistic outreach, celebration, etc.
    • ... will experience an annual gathering to reaffirm their commitment to loving their neighbors with intentional prayers, practical acts of kindness or justice, and telling the good new of Jesus.
  • The Community- will be impacted by both an individual and corporate (teams, classes, fellowship groups, the entire congregation) witness as they:
    • are prayed for by name and need; neighborhood and network (affinity groupings)
    • receive care through acts of kindness, service projects, and community development initiatives
    • hear the gospel as a result of relationship or opportunity

Milestones Throughout the Journey:
  1. The Pastor acknowledges the need to be intentional at developing a praying, caring, sharing culture throughout the congregation
  2. The Ruling Leaders affirm Loving Our Neighbors as the pervasive priority of the entire congregation and the template for planning
  3. The Leadership Team meets for a day of prayer-driven strategic planning on how each ministry will integrate a p-c-s culture
  4. The Pastor and Leadership Team:
    1. Casts anew the command to "love your neighbor" to the entire congregation
    2. Provides all-church and affinity training as a prelude to...
    3. A launch ("Let's go!") event (such as "Go To The Wall" Sunday) ...
    4. Which is the beginning of 104 Sundays of reminding, rehearsing, releasing every person into their prayer-care-share lifestyle
  5. P-C-S is identified on the agenda of every board, committee, team, planning, prayer meeting, study group:
    1. Personal: Who has God led to you pray for? Care about? Share with?
    2. Corporate: In what ways can we (our class, our fellowship group, our ministry) p-c-s better together than on our own?
  6. Church leadership plans and promotes strategic p-c-s events in which the entire congregation (macro) or a select group (classes, teams, committees, etc) participates in prayer (prayer stations), care (porch painting) and/or share (survey booth at county fair) to impact the community

The Commitment of Loving Our Communities to Christ
  1. Coaching - "LC2C" will provide a coach who will meet the pastors in your city that commit to this journey
    1. ONE citywide training session for all the participating pastors and their key leadership
      1. Clarify the vision of integrating, not adding, p-c-s
      2. Recognize that praying, caring, sharing is already somewhat active as we begin this next stage of our ongoing journey
      3. Train leaders to become vision-carriers
    2. TWO day-long coaching sessions each year that include
      1. Instruction from the coach
      2. Interaction among the participating pastors as they share personal concerns, difficulties, successes ...
      3. Implementation of ideas and action plans customized by each pastor
    3. THREE national conference calls each year
      1. Facilitated by the national LC2C team, with
      2. Pastors from participating cities invited to call-in (currently 17 cities)
      3. Focusing on learning from others on the same journey
      4. Including questions and response, and
      5. Information about LC2C national meetings, national and regional City Impact Roundtable gatherings
  2. Resourcing - LC2C will produce tools (see Leading the P-C-S Vision in Our Congregation) and point to resources that help pastors and leaders equip believers to:
    1. Pray with biblical foundation for lost persons in their life-network
    2. Care with love and justice for the people, places and things that are needful in their community
    3. Share the good news of Jesus lovingly, appropriately and compellingly as the Holy Spirit gives opportunity
  3. Learning - LC2C is building a national learning community in which every participating pastor is welcome to participate as both a learner and a contributor


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CARE ~ Beyond Typical Thanksgiving Handouts

Outreach Idea: Thanksgiving... it's more than turkey and dressing

By David Wheeler

As we approach Thanksgiving, I have to wonder what would happen if those of us who are greatly blessed with health and resources caught the spirit of the woman in scripture who willingly gave all she had because she radically loved her Lord. Her generosity and spirit prompted Christ to remark, “I assure you . . . this poor widow has given more than all the rest of them. For they have given a tiny part of their surplus, but she, poor as she is, has given everything she has.”

So ... you might be wondering, “what can I do to demonstrate the love of Christ?” Here are a few suggestions for this Thanksgiving:

  • Purchase gift certificates from a local grocery chain which entitles the recipient to a free Thanksgiving meal. Hand deliver the certificates to local needy families expressing that in a season of thankfulness, Christ is everything!
  • Adopt women from a local battered women’s shelter and provide them with a safe haven to experience Christ’s love.
  • While some churches may provide volunteers to serve at homeless shelters, one church leader told me how their church actually picked up the homeless from the local shelter and brought them back to their church with the aim of feeding, serving, loving, and affirming their worth to God.
  • A person can do the same by adopting college students, neighbors, and co-workers who have no place to go for Thanksgiving. This is a great way to teach your children the importance of serving others. This was always a regular practice of my parents. The deep impressions of love and giving still remain in my life.
  • Consider providing meals or at least deserts for the local police or fire stations, emergency room staff, or public utility staff that work through the holiday.
  • Is your town located near a high-traffic interstate? Provide comfort and assitance to the many holiday travelers by setting up hospitality tents at highway rest stops with a large supply of coffee and donuts.
  • Go to hospital waiting rooms loaded with sweets and goodies. Be ready to listen, love, and share!
  • Finally, disperse your congregation into Wal-Mart parking lots and malls across your area early (at least an hour before the stores open) on the morning after Thanksgiving. Provide them with plentiful supplies of donuts, coffee, and hot chocolate to give to those waiting in line to get into the stores.

In each of the above suggestions, be ready to respond with the gospel as the Holy Spirit opens the doors. As one friend reminded me, “it’s never Thanksgiving . . . until it first becomes Thanksliving in us!”

Daivd Wheeler is a church planting national missionary and professor at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virgina.


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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

SHARE ~ Jesus Is Not Your Personal Savior


Christianity Beyond Belief

Following Jesus for the Sake of Others

Todd D. Hunter

InterVarsity Press, 2009, 199 pp., ISBN 978-0-8308-3315-3

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Todd Hunter is an adjunct professor, a church planter, and the former national director at Vineyard Churches USA and then Alpha USA. His website iswww.3isenough.org. This book calls us to become the people God has called us to be and to reframe how we describe and explain salvation and discipleship. "Becoming a Christian is much like adopting a new life story." (41)

The Christian life is described by four phrases:

Cooperative friends of Jesus

Living in creative goodness

For the sake of others

Through the power of the Holy Spirit

Part One. A New Understanding of What It Means to Be a Christian

1. What if you knew you were going to live tomorrow?

Christianity is a certain kind of life--eternal life. It is living in alliance with the gospel Jesus announced. It is a journey, shaped by God's life. (23-4) "God really wants us to become his cooperative friends and co-laborers--working with God in the routines of our new life." Forgiveness is the starting line. (27) "The goal is spiritual transformation into Christlikeness." (31)

2. Jesus' Surprising Gospel

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Culture Change ~ Where Do We Go From Here?

>>>Note: The following is from Jimmy Long's The Leadership Jump: Building Better Partnerships Between Existing and Emerging Christian Leaders.

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Where Do We Go from Here?

Not today. Not tomorrow. Not even next week or next month. Probably not even next year or in the next five years. However, within the next ten years, we will know. Within the next ten years, we will know what direction the church will go in. We are at a crossroads. The decisions that we make within the next ten years will determine the direction for the church for the next fifty years and more.

Within the next ten years, many of the senior leaders of our churches will retire. A whole new generation of leaders will take their place. What is still to be determined is whether this new generation of church leaders will take over the vacated positions in our existing churches or start their own churches.

In many ways the church today is sitting on the western side of the Appalachian mountains trying to decide whether it will allow its energy to jump over the mountains and empower the fledgling nor'easter trying to form off the Carolina coast. The fledgling nor'easter is waiting to see if it will receive the assistance from the once-powerful storm that is now bouncing against the Appalachian mountains. There is no question that the fledgling nor'easter will move up the coast. There is no question that the once-powerful storm from the west will eventually die. The only real question is whether the once-powerful storm will send its energy over the mountains to become the energy source to form a powerful nor'easter or whether the nor'easter will be left on its own to proceed up the coast as a much weaker storm.


The question for church leaders today is different from the question asked ten to fifteen years ago. In the 1990s we were asking the question, are we heading into a postmodern or emerging culture? Today, except for a few holdouts, all agree that the answer is yes-- we are in the midst of a transition into a new culture. And so the question we are wrestling with now is, how is the church going to respond to this transition? Does this emerging culture present a crisis to the church that we must withstand? Or does it present an opportunity for the church that we must seize? How we answer these two questions will eventually determine whether existing leaders and emerging leaders partner together in the present and future to develop a powerful church or go their separate ways, neither as powerful separately as they could be together.

many existing leaders are concerned that the emerging leaders will not only seize the opportunity to minister within the emerging culture but also will be seized by the culture and become absorbed by the culture. On the other hand, emerging leaders are getting impatient with the existing leaders who are standing outside, afraid to enter into the emerging culture lest they get tainted.

How do we break this impasse? First, existing and emerging leaders should talk to each other instead of ignoring each other or throwing grenades at each other. The type of dialogue that is needed is not happening. Whether we are talking about existing and emerging church leaders within a given church or about national existing and emerging leaders, we have to set up a mechanism for these two groups to talk with each other.


Second, as existing and emerging leaders gather together nationally, they should be discussing the broad theological and sociological implications for the church as we move into this emerging culture. There is presently no mechanism in place for this type of dialogue to take place. The Leadership Network was initially a place where this dialogue took place. However, there was a parting of the ways between the existing leaders network and the emerging leaders network. The National Pastors Convention for a couple of years hosted a joint conference for existing and emerging leaders. However, even though they were at the same location, there was little real dialogue between the two groups. Dialoguing on the larger issues is critical. The national dialogue is critical to decide if we are going to move ahead together or separately.

In addition to a new leadership structure, existing and emerging leaders should journey together to discover what ministry changes need to occur to effectively and faithfully minister within the emerging culture. The strategies of the past will have to be pushed aside. Existing and emerging leaders together will have to relearn how to communicate, disciple and evangelize within this changing culture. Existing leaders will have to allow the emerging leaders to lead us as we explore new ways to minister.

Not only will existing leaders need emerging leaders to take the lead in the exploration of new ministry strategies, but existing leaders will also need to empower the emerging leaders to eventually become the primary leaders of the church. We have to inspire these potential emerging leaders to be willing to lead. Then the existing leaders will have to be willing to step aside and bless these emerging leaders as they lead the church of the future.


Let us pray for God's guidance as he takes his church and his church leaders into the future.


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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Prayer-Care-Share Stories > A Great Resource

10-9 MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN SAVED BY GRACE
G-R-A-C-E… God’s riches at Christ’s expense. But where’s grace when a minister falls into public sin? Is the grace of God sufficient to cover even that kind of sin? Steve Douglass graciously answers this tough question on today’s Lighthouse Report.Lee Strobel

10-12 MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN PRAYERS ANSWERED LEE STROBEL
How have you seen prayers answered in your life? Lee Strobel (right) joins Steve Douglass on today’s Lighthouse Report to share a story about prayer.

10-13 MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN LOVE THY NEIGHBOR PHIL VISCHER
Have you ever seen a neighbor come to Christ? VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer has. Let’s listen as he shares his story on today’s Lighthouse Report.

Jennifer Rothschild10-14 MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN
CLEAR COMMUNICATION
JENNIFER ROTHSCHILD

Although she’s blind, Jennifer Rothschild (left) can clearly see the need for others to know Christ. Jennifer reveals her heart on today’s Lighthouse Report.

10-15 MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN MEETING NEEDS MARK BENDELL
Seeing a need and working together to meet it... That’s a key aspect of shining Christ’s light to others! Today on the Lighthouse Report, Pastor Mark Bendell shares an example.

10-16 MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN ISN’T THAT ENOUGH
One listener claims to believe in God, but wonders if that’s enough. It would be easy to begin an argument at this point, but it would probably just turn him off. Steve Douglass supplies a better way to respond on today’s Lighthouse Report.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Changing Church Culture from "Come & See" to "Go & Do"

GO AND DO churches tend to thrive more than COME AND SEE churches.

Why is this?

The COME AND SEE CHURCH is entirely too committed to the investment in the place they want you to come and see. They have to be. They operated under the premise of "if we build it they will come," and brick, mortar, glass and steel is not cheap. It is difficult to adapt once you lay down pegs. You can talk all you want about moving the tent pegs a bit further out, but the reality is the tent fabric will only stretch so far--move the pegs out too far and all you do is rip the tent. Instead, you need to get other equipment that use around the tent for a variety of purposes. There is nothing wrong with having a great tent--just don't expect it to also work well for cooking and starting campfires.

Meanwhile the "go and do" church is designed to adapt. You "can't go and do" immersed fully in the community without adapting, even if the adaptation was not intended. You become relevant in a given situation because you have to just to survive.
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

SHARE ~ Internet Evangelism Resources




Internet Evangelism Day graphic

NOTICE OF CONFERENCES
Create Conference, North Parramatta, Sydney 14 November, is a one-day communication conference with a big emphasis on the Web.
http://www.createconference.org.au/2009/

Global Media Outreach, Chicago, 16-17 October - learn more about being an online missionary:
http://www.ichristianlife.com/site/PageServer?pagename=chicagosummit09registration2

Society for Church Growth, New Orleans, 10-12 November
http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=713897

Ministry2 conference - "Unpacking the possibilities of Web in Ministry" - just finished a few days ago. Some of the session notes and handouts are online:
http://www.ministry2.org/pensacola_resources/

LATEST BLOG STUFF:
Remarkable optical illusion that illustrates some spiritual truths:
http://www.internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/888

Latest version of the Did You Know video about how digital media are changing everything:
http://www.internetevangelismday.com/blog/

LATEST BULLETIN
Contents and where to find the online Bulletin:
http://www.web-evangelism.com/resources/webull09sep.php

CONTENTS:
Australia outreach - multimedia with web.
Church websites - short story and more ideas.
Venice film festival - Christian students get entry.
Free outreach articles - for all editors.
Learning and training - online resources.
Mobile devices - new resources and ideas.
Search engines - using them the best way.
I Am Second - outreach site with video.
Book review - where did stories come from?
Tips - mainly for techies.
World we live in - news and ideas.
Plus our usual Tailend funnies.



Blessings and thanks, Tony

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Monday, October 05, 2009

So, what does "Lifestyle" mean, anyway?

The word “lifestyle” was originally coined in 1929 by a Psychologist named Alfred Adler but the modern usage of the word seems to come from around 1961. Lifestyle refers to the manner in which a person lives, which may include habits, conduct, language, dress, responses to others, interpersonal relationships and a host of other factors. Beyond self, the Christian lifestyle is one that envisions each believer as a brother or sister in Christ and each non-believer as created by and for God, in God’s image. At least three factors shape the Christian lifestyle. The first is other people. “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” (Prov. 27:16). The second factor is circumstances. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Rom. 8:28). The third factor is discipline. “Train yourself to be godly” (1 Tim. 4:7). The Christian lifestyle is one selected by choice. Confronted with multiple options each day, one must decide how to live. Otherwise, one falls unintentionally into some other lifestyle, perhaps the one of current culture or that demonstrated by close associates. Live the Christ-life this week! Dr. Dan Crawford

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Sunday, October 04, 2009

Serving = Catalytic

Catalytic Service- Season at a Time



I had the opportunity to join a session lead by Kevin Palau this week at Lifeserve 2009held in Loveland, CO. Kevin shared about the collaborative approach being used in Portland though Season of Service. The news about this effort has been frequent in both regional and national press, and one of the things that makes it remarkable is the dramatic connection that is happening between hundreds of churches, civic leaders and the corporate world.

My Story–In visiting with Kevin I shared that I spent some of my growing up years in the Portland area, pretty close to the Palau headquarters– he asked if I was a believer when I lived there, and I shared that my experience was to have never met a Christian or church person while I lived in Portland– I didn’t know there were Christians at all. Of course since those days I have met and know lots of great churches and leaders in the city, but its reputation of a city that is something less than faith friendly has been well known.

What is happening in Portland is a good sign that not only is a city changing, but the church is changing too– we are getting the message that following Jesus’ Mission must take us outside of ourselves.

What are some of the lessons that we can learn from what has happened? Let me summarize some of the things that I heard Kevin share:

1) Season of service is really a collection of the efforts of many smaller collaboratives across the city working at various time and places to address local needs, coordinated and celebrated metro wide. It has created a way to foster the work of groups of churches across the city as they focus on specific needs and then work to make a difference with projects that they probably could never achieve on their own. It is not an attempt to direct or funnel the work of churches in the city, rather it serves those “mini-movements” by connecting them together and creating a broad sense of openness among city leaders.

2) Service is connected to meaningful outreach. The presence of the well respected and Gospel focused Luis Palau as part of the celebration that occurs within this effort is helping to win churches who want to see an evangelism strategy that goes along with the service. A purely social gospel is not a question with Luis Palau involved. They have been unashamed to let city and corporate leaders know that sharing about the motive behind the service is a part of their effort.

3) Churches are getting it. They are discovering that instead of being relegated to “that group” of ant-everything religionists, they are joining community members for service that is meaningful to all. The process is changing their hearts toward the city and the changing the perspective about community members towards churches and their people.

4) Season of Service expresses the lessons of externally focused church on a grand scale. Its a no strings attached effort that will now move onto to San Diego, Little Rock and Phoenix and no doubt a city near you.

What’s the long term impact? No doubt Portland will never be the same– and this is really a good signal that the effort to re-instill an external perspective is taking hold in cities and churches across the nation. To quote Reggie McNeal from the same Lifeserve Conference, “hang on for the ride.” Missional is here to stay.

You can learn more about what is happening by contacting the Palau Association or view the dozens of news articles and videos on line.

Next Steps for Churches that Complete Service Events. Compassion by Design’s approach for church planters and existing churches is a great next step for churches in Portland or anywhere that complete a “season of service.” An intentional process of learning about community needs through needs assessment can prepare a church for future and sustained serve– learn more. Needs assessment when done using the compassion by design approach creates insight about what kind of long term service is the best fit for both community needs and the unique gift package of the church.


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CARE ~ The Hole in Our Whole Gospel

Churches across North America are being urged to "make poverty personal" and engage deeply in "The Hole in Our Gospel Six-Week Quest."

"The Hole in Our Gospel Six-Week Quest" campaign materials will help churches address the WHOLE gospel

This radical, eye-opening, campaign challenges churches to involve their members in 42 days of action-oriented awareness and one soul-searching question on poverty and injustice from World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns, "What does God expect of us?"

The campaign includes fast-paced and hard-hitting documentary DVD "shorts" and real-life pack-a-punch stories and insights on poverty and injustice. Probing and pondering the 2,000 verses in the Bible that address poverty and injustice, the daily action items include subjects like:
* Day 1: Ask "What Does God Expect of Me?"
* Day 16: Imagine Yourself as a Slave Trader
* Day 31: Try a Rice and Water Day
* Day 38: Wear the Same Clothes 2 Days in a Row

The campaign is based on the book by Richard E. Stearns, "The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World."

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SHARE ~ Breaking Down the Christmas Barrier


Churches encouraged to 'Get in the Picture' this Christmas
Churches across the UK are being encouraged to bring the nativity scene to life in their communities this Christmas by taking part in a new ecumenical initiative

By Peter Wooding, Special to ASSIST News Service

CHESTER, ENGLAND (ANS) -- Get in the Picture seeks to involve all kinds of people in the Christmas story by encouraging them to participate and experience being part of the nativity in a fun way.

Get in the Picture seeks to involve all kinds of people in the Christmas story by encouraging them to participate and experience being part of the nativity in a fun way.

Churches who register with 'Get in the Picture' will make a nativity scene with backdrop, costumes and props and seek permission to set it up in a public space like a shopping centre or market place.

Members of the public will be encouraged to become one of the characters of the Christmas story and to have their photograph taken in a nativity tableau. The photograph will be available to view and download for free on the 'Get in the Picture' website alongside information about local church carol services, a reading of the Christmas story from the Bible and stories of what Christmas means to people today.

Local Christians Get in the Picture in Chester, England

Get in the Picture originated in Chester last year when evangelist Chris Duffett trialled it with great success. It is now being rolled out nationally by the Baptist Union of Great Britain and endorsed by a number of Christian denominations and organisations.

The Revd Ian Bunce, Head of the Mission Department, Baptist Union of Great Britain: "Get in the Picture is a great way to engage with people during advent, giving opportunities to share our faith in a non threatening way. It is easy evangelism, re-enacting the greatest story ever told. In short, it is a cracker."

The Rev Canon Paul Bayes, National Mission & Evangelism Adviser to the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England said: "Every Christmas the story of Jesus still echoes round England. 'Get in the Picture' is a simple, helpful way of taking that echo and making it real for people where you are.

"It's public, it's visual, it's creative, it's fun and it's effective. It will share good news with the people you care for. Go for it. Please."

The Rev Graham Horsley, Evangelism, Spirituality and Discipleship coordinator for the Methodist Church, said Get the Picture would help help Christians to encourage their wider communities to hear and understand the Good News of Christmas.

"Every Church should join in!" he said.


Peter Wooding is a TV, radio and print journalist and media consultant having spent 10 years as news editor with UCB Radio in the UK. He has traveled extensively reporting from countries including Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Dubai, South Korea, Zambia, Gambia, Mozambique, Croatia, Israel and India. He reports regularly for CBN News, KCBI radio, ASSIST News and Sorted Magazine. Peter and wife Sharon live in North Wales, UK with their three children.

Passionate to see God's Justice and Mercy impact lives, Peter is director of a new UK ministry

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