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In his book Comeback Churches, Ed Stetzer said:


Comeback churches cast a compelling vision for outreach. They made intentional, strategic efforts to move outward.


** - The main reason a church does not grow is that it doesn’t want to grow.


Everyone in the church should be engaged in three ways:



They should be pray-ers.


Pray by name for those the church is trying to reach.


They should be bring-ers.


The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon. About half the congregation will bring someone on a Friends Day.


They should be tell-ers.


People are good at working within the church. The goal is to get outside the church. Have people identify 3 unchurched friends to witness to each year.