Built on The Journey Church of the City’s Assimilation Seminar, Fusion embod . As usual, Nelson Searcy does a great job of outlining processes, practices. Fusion has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Chris said: Much Fusion: Turning First- Time Guests Into Fully-Engaged Members of Your Church by. Nelson Searcy. Fusion, Revised and Expanded Edition. Turning First-Time Guests into Fully Engaged Members of Your Church. by: Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson.
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Membership is very crucial to the life of our church and especially within our denomination’s ecclesiology.
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I want to recommend that everyone on my Membership Committee read this book! Our mission and dedication is to equip leaders for innovative ministry.
Then, fusio aims to provide eve This book was recommended to me by people in the ministry who have implemented these principles and seen them work.
Yes, I’m aware that calling something an assimilation system makes it sound a bit like the Borg are running your church, but that’s the terminology and it existed prior to Six of Nine and the giant cubes. Lists with This Book. How to prepare for them, welcome them, and follow up with them. It is Christian-focused, but adaptable. We must be prepared to be effective stewards of those God brings us. Preview — Fusion by Nelson Searcy.
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Searcy is correct when he asserts that if a new person doesn’t find relationships and responsibilities, they are most likely to be gone in 6 months. There is some practical advice here about moving people from visitor to participant and full member.
I also recommend this book to those who have a desire of serving God but just don’t know where to start – this book will encourage you to break out of your shell and help you to realize that God wants to use you even if it means being that person who greets a guest at the entrance and being the first impression of the church you serve under and represent the loving God we serve! Dec 17, Sarah rated it really liked it.
Paperbackpages. Charles Stanley as the Searcy then encourages a membership class to move the attendees to a deeper level of commitment to the church through membership. Want to Read saving…. A must-read book for any church leader. Turning first-time guests into fully-engaged members of your church. I am a pastor of a Presbyterian Church – PCA Included throughout the book are helpful examples of the notes and emails that Journey sends, their website survey that they offer, and communication card that everyone fills out on Sunday morning.
John marked it as to-read Nov 20, Tima marked it as to-read Jun 19, T-BearandBeth Stansel marked it as to-read Sep 29, When a congregation lacks a clear understanding of the nature of the church any assimilation program will resort to pragmatism. After reading this book, I believe the church I serve in could benefit from the pre-service suggestions by the author, as well as some other practical suggestions that will help close the gap in our process.
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Trevor marked it as to-read Dec 13, Fusion offers a step-by-step, biblically grounded, tested, and proven plan for establishing a relationship with newcomers that ultimately prompts them to become fully developing members of our congregations.
This is done by making sure they are Greeted, Directed, Treated and Seated. We discuss life, ministry, and family from a uniquely Christian perspective without getting all preachy. Fusion is an explanation of the assimilation program Nelson Searcy utilizes in his local church. Searcy, Nelson with Jennifer Dykes Henson. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.