How to host an evangelistic community giveawayPresentation Transcript
How to Host an Evangelistic Community Giveaway
Disclaimer: •It is not a “social gospel”.•This is not a goal to help “feltneeds” and never address sin or teach doctrine.•This is not the doctrine taught in “The Irresistible Revolution”.
1. Why should you have a community giveaway? 2. How do you have a community giveaway?
Two reasons why
1. Just to be kind
In some places Christians have become known for what we hate more than what we love.
2.To open doors for evangelism
“Kindness has converted more sinners than either zeal, eloquence, or learning.” - Frederick William Faber
How to have acommunity giveaway
4 Times to Consider- Long before- The night before- During- After
1. When will you have it?
2. Where will you have it?
3. Get “buy in” from the congregation
4. Collect stuff
Our donations from the community:• Wal-Mart• Dollar General• McDonalds• Lamar’s Doughnuts• University Inn• The local library• A local dentist
5. Ad ve rtise
The night before
1. Another opportunity to get your members involved
2. Pre-giveaway meeting
4. Pray together
1. Before the doors open
2. When the doors open
3. During the giveaway
1. The day of
2. The next day
3. Short term
Our results:- 11 visitors to services.- We sent the gospel home with more than350 people.- The eyes of our members were opened tothe reality of the needs of our community- We were even more appreciative of thethings that we have.
Documents I can share with you -An advertisement -A donation request letter-A tax form for donations from members