Connecting Community Events to Worship

by Jim Cowart and Jennifer Cowart

For years, Harvest Church hosted a community-wide dodgeball event for teenagers. We advertised it well, and hundreds of kids participated. The winners got cool prizes and everyone had a good time. It seemed like a huge success, but we began to notice that very few of the new kids had gotten involved in our student groups or come back for worship. – See more at: http://www.churchleadership.com/leadingideas/leaddocs/2013/130911_article2.html#sthash.Ii0EVCSd.dpuf