Outreach to the
Churches often seek new ideas for attracting
people to the Lord. Many of those ideas get results.
Parenting classes, though, create a unique opportunity
to touch the lives of people. Ministering to families
through a felt need (all parents need help at some point)
often opens the doors for conversations about spirituality
and about the message of salvation. The church develops
a reputation that says, "We
care about families," and people are eager to learn
At the National Center for Biblical Parenting
we've created video training
resources that can be used
as an outreach to the community. Although they are biblically
based, the scripture references come in later in the teaching
and even people who don't value the scriptures as their
authority appreciate the helpful ideas.
The manual entitled, How
to Run A Community Outreach Using Parenting Seminars is
a great tool to guide you through the process of informing
the church, organizing the event, advertising to the
community, and planning for success.