"Ignite" is the ultimate how-to book for church leaders who want to reach more people. Searcy, pastor and founder of Church Leader Insights, provides practical, inventive guidelines for bringing first-time guests through the doors.
Nelson Searcy served as the director of The Purpose Driven Community at Saddleback Church before starting The Journey Church of the City in New York City in 2002. He and his 1200-member church appear routinely on lists such as The 50 Most Influential Churches and The 25 Most Innovative Leaders. His newsletter for pastors and church leaders, Church Leader Insights, now reaches more than 40,000 subscribers and continues to grow by hundreds each month. Searcy lives in New York City.Jennifer Dykes Henson is a freelance writer based in New York City. She has served as a writer/producer and ministry consultant to organizations across the east coast. Prior to moving to New York, Jennifer worked with Dr. Charles Stanley as the manager of marketing communications for In Touch Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. Jennifer and her husband are members of The Journey Church of the City.
Introduction: What If Your Church Could Double in One Day?
What a Difference a Day Makes: This Book's Big Idea
What Day Is It? Surveying the Options
The Day of Harvest: The Importance of Prayer and Goals
Reaching the Boiling Point: Taking Your Evangelistic Temp and Turning Up the Heat
Setting the Stage: Successfully Leveraging Your Influence
Carrying the Torch: Igniting Your Church's Structure
Mobilizing for Evangelism: Releasing the Army
Equipping for Evangelism: Little Tools That Make a Big Difference
Finding Fertile Ground: The Art of Choosing Wisely
Sowing the Best Seed: And Trusting God for Big Results
Reaping the Harvest: The keys to Effective Promotion
Preparing the Way: Helping People Take the Next Step
The Celebration: Let the Fun Begin!
Conclusion: Keep On Dreaming
Invest and Invite Cards
What Is Servant Evangelism?
How to Conduct a Servant Evangelism Saturday
New Believer Email and Letter
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