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Power Point Intro to CES & Seminar

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These are the slides we use for our half hour presentation. They help answer why CES? and what a CES Seminar is like.

These are the slides we use for our half hour presentation. They help answer why CES? and what a CES Seminar is like.

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  • 1. Church Encouragement Services HOW CAME ABOUT
  • 2. It started with My First Ministry
  • 3.
    • The Old Wyatt Church
  • 4. Santa Cruz Church From Death To Life Years Later
  • 5.
    • The original Santa Cruz Building
  • 6.
    • The new auditorium
  • 7.  
  • 8.
    • Educational Buildings
  • 9. ITT Leadership Seminar Statistics say that 85% of churches in America are either declining or stagnate
  • 10. Churches Closing at a Rapid Rate In the forward of the book printed by College Press “ Church Planting from the Ground Up ” Edited by Tom Jones & compiled by several authors, are some staggering statistics about dying churches. The author of the forward is Tom Rainer, Dean of the Billy Graham School of Evangelism and church growth. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. The statistic is this: of the approximately 400,000 churches in America, it’s estimated that 60,000 of those churches will close in the next 10 to 15 years. In 10 years that would be about 115 per week. 15 years would be approximately 76 per week. This is staggering not only because of the fact itself, but because previous statistics indicated only about 7 churches per week closing down. Thus the overwhelming need for Church Encouragement Services Inc. (New life for churches.)
  • 11. IMAGINE 76 to 115 Churches Closing Down Every Week !
  • 12. My Heart Is Touched By this Over-whelming Need That’s Why I wrote The C E S Manuscript “ Raising the Dead” (New life for churches)
  • 13. Church Encouragement Services New Life For Churches
  • 14. C. E. S. Logo
  • 15.
    • Church Encouragement Services
    • What the Seminar is About
    • How to :
    • Motivate, Delegate, Deal with Problems, Create a Vision, Establish an Evangelism Ministry, Oversee, Identify Problems, Plan, Implement, Equip, Make Sunday Special, Identify Needs, Make Meetings Productive, Bring Visitors Back, Develop New Leadership, and especially How to Bring God’s Direction to Your Church .
    • Also:
      • Suggested Agendas, Job Descriptions, Priorities of the Church, Milk of the Word, Meat of the Word, Signs of a Dying Church, Re-establishing proper authority, Leadership skills, Preparing a Lesson, Developing Curriculum, Finding Hope in Hopeless Situations, Examples of churches that died, A dying church brought back to life, Dealing with discipline, Tools and methods to accomplish God’s task .
  • 16.
    • THINGS YOU GET
    • WITH YOUR SEMINAR
    • 1. Week-end (16 hour) “ P o w e r P o i n t ” presentation
    • 2. 500 page (fill in the blanks) personal Student Manuals
    • 3. Special New Beginnings Bulletin and order of service
    • 4. New Beginnings Sunday morning worship service
    • 5. Four “Revival of Prayer” sermon outlines
    • 6. New Life Master Calendar – (Large - ready for posting)
    • 7. Strong baby steps (1 step at a time) Implementation
    • 8. Easy “Baby Steps” follow up program
    • 9. 54 c o l o r “New Life” focus points
    • 10. Evaluation list “Signs of a Dying Church”
    • 11. How to bring God into the life of your church.
    • 12. Materials to activate your “Revival of Prayer”
    • 13. Opportunity to Partner with the C E S Ministry
  • 17.
        • Identifying Twelve Barriers
        • 1. Not recognizing problems
          • 2. Leaving God out
      • 3. No Vision
      • 4. Bible not final authority
      • 5. No Good News
      • 6. Dysfunctional Leaders
      • 7. Leader’s job descriptions distorted
      • 8. No one being equipped
      • 9. Poor or no preparation
          • 10. Sunday not special
      • 11. Problems ignored or poorly handled
      • 12. Much talk - but no implementation
  • 18.
      • Solutions that bring new life:
      • 1. Problems identified
      • 2. God brought back into the picture
      • 3. Discovering a vision
      • 4. Re-discovering the Bible
      • 5. Good news abounding
      • 6. Leaders leading
      • 7. Job descriptions clearly defined
      • 8. Christians equipped for ministry
      • 9. Quality preparation
      • 10. Sunday made special
      • 11. Problem solving procedure
      • 12. Dreams and plans implemented
  • 19. Seminar Agenda FRIDAY NIGHT 7:00 to 8:00 - Introduction/ Orientation Break - 8:00 to 8:15 8:15 to 9:15 - Chapter One - Consequences SATURDAY Breakfast - 9 to 9:30 9:30 to 11:00 - Chapter Two - Revival of Prayer Break - 11:00 to 11:15 11:15 to 12:15 - Chapter Three - Creating a Vision Lunch - 12:15 to 12:45 12:45 to 1:45 - Chapter Four - Back To the Bible 1:45 to 2:45 - Chapter Five - What Happened to the Good New? Break - 2:45 to 3:00 3:00 to 4:00 - Chapter Six - Leaders 4:00 to 5:00 - Chapter Seven - The Preacher Break - 5:00 to 5:15 5:15 to 6:45 - Chapter Eight - Elders
  • 20. Supper - 6:45 to 7:15 7:15 to 7:45 - Chapter Nine - Deacons and/or Ministry Leaders 7:45 to 8:45 - Chapter Ten - Equipping Break - 8:45 to 9:00 9:00 to 9:45 - Chapter Eleven - It Pays to Prepare SUNDAY New Beginnings Worship Service Lunch - 12:30 to 1:15 1:15 to 2:15 - Chapter Twelve - Making Sunday Special 2:15 to 3:15 - Chapter Thirteen - Problem Solving Break - 3:15 to 3:30 3:30 to 4:30 - Chapter Fourteen – Implementation 4:30 to 5:00 - Conclusion and Graduation
  • 21. After the seminar you will be prepared to Have a “ Revival of Prayer ” The ♥ of a “ Revival of Prayer ” * Four sermons on prayer * 13 weeks of lessons on prayer * 3 prayers in the worship service * 15 minutes of prayer at every meeting * Prayer room early Sunday mornings * 24 hours of prayer * Day of Prayer and fasting
  • 22. CHRIST’S CHURCH Now Common Ground Christian Community HAS NEW LIFE & Fully Supports The C.E.S. Ministry
  • 23. Much has been Accomplished the 1 st year * Equipment Purchased *Contacting churches *Incorporated *State and Federal I.D. *Ongoing printing of manuals *Letterheads / Business Cards *Executive Board *Press releases out *Advertising continues * We’ll have a booth at the North American Christian Convention
  • 24. Church Encouragement Services New Life For Churches
  • 25.
    • Calling Christians to Partner With C .E.S .
    • Prayer Partners
    • (Resisting satan)
    • (Calling on God’s help)
    • F inancial Support
    • (This is a mission to America)
    • Telling churches about this ministry
    • Telling this ministry about churches
  • 26. Thank You Very Much For This Opportunity