Receiving and Utilizing Mission Teams

By Curtis Cook

If you talk with church planters about missions teams from other churches, you will often get mixed feedback. Some planters love them and are eager to use them, and others try to avoid them at all costs.

Importance of Community Outreach

What is your church’s growth strategy? Do you have one? Unfortunately, for some church leaders, by default the strategy becomes “We hope we get some visitors this week.” As church leaders, in many ways, the growth of our church is …

The Why of Camp

It was June 14, 1990, in the middle of the Ozarks in central Missouri. I was 7 years old, attending a youth camp where my dad was leading worship. Sitting in the back row with my mom (as a true …

2015 National Day of Prayer

The 64th annual National Day of Prayer, May 7, 2015, will have profound significance for our country.  It is an unprecedented opportunity to see the Lord’s healing and renewing power made manifest as we call on citizens to humbly come …

Sending Mission Teams: Commitment and Discipleship Through Mission

The Prestonwood Young Singles Ministry has been sending mission teams to Boston for over seven years to serve alongside Hope Fellowship Church.  Through the years we have poured time, effort, money, and manpower into the Greater Boston area.  That outpouring …

Utilizing Mission Teams: A Costly Yet Beneficial Kingdom Investment

If you talk with church planters about mission teams, you will often get mixed feedback. Some planters love them and are eager to use them, and others try to avoid them at all costs. During our church’s 10-year history, we …

Fall Festival

HOW TO PLAN A HALLOWEEN ALTERNATIVE

Fall Festival is one of the top three large-family outreach events that Prestonwood hosts each year, and it always takes place October 31. But just like you, we didn’t want just another event.

Fall

Why Serve?

5 REASONS FOR GOSPEL SERVICE

This weekend Southbridge Fellowship in Raliegh, NC will send out people from our church all over our community to demonstrate the love of Christ. We will serve our city in different ways, from the local …

Mass Evangelism

TEN REASONS WHY IT’S STILL RELEVANT

This fall, Prestonwood Baptist Church is participating in two opportunities that many would classify as “mass evangelism” events.  The first is Harvest America with Greg Laurie on Sunday evening, Sept. 29, and the other …

Church Planting: Six Biblical Outcomes

Planting churches is not only the biblical paradigm for missions and fulfills God’s purpose for the church, but there are also many key biblical outcomes of planting new churches.  We are not to simply go about planting churches for the …