Top 5 resources for June 2020

June 1, 2020

Every month, we spotlight five helpful resources for you as you seek to walk closely with the Lord and make disciples. Many of these resources are created by the staff of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) to help meet the ministry needs of pastors and lay leaders across the state.

Although many churches are once again gathering in person, churches may not look the same as they did before the pandemic. This month’s resources are geared to help you and your church continue to go and grow this summer. The top five includes the Reopening Your Church resource page, a Church Revitalization Assessment Tool, a free e-book on VBS strategies for this summer, along with a Family Summer Guide. Lastly, there is a Reading Your Bible with Confidence Discovery Bookmark.

In addition to the resources featured here, many more can be found at ncbaptist.org/resources. You may also follow @ncbaptist on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, where we’ll share other helpful resources throughout the month.

Reopening Your Church resource page
Many N.C. Baptist churches have begun meeting again in person. The Reopening Your Church resource page was developed by convention staff to address questions related to preparing the church facility, service options, worship guidelines, children’s ministry, group meetings and more.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/covid19 | Follow: @ncbaptist

Church Revitalization Assessment Tool
Which of these words best describes your church — incline, recline or decline? If you aren’t sure, this resource contains a quick 10-question assessment to assist leaders in determining the health of their churches.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/church-revitalization | Follow: @ncbaptist

4 VBS Strategies for This Summer e-book
Adapting ministries to fit your church’s context is important. Use this free e-book developed by LifeWay to recognize four potential Vacation Bible School (VBS) strategies your church can use this summer to best fit your circumstances and love your community well.
Visit: lifeway.com | Follow: @LifeWay

Family Summer Guide
Summertime may look different for many families this year. This Family Summer Guide has been developed by the Faith at Home ministry to help and encourage families to keep disciple-making at home a priority throughout the summer, even when normal routines and schedules are disrupted.
Visit: faithathomeNC.org | Follow: @FaithAtHomeNC

Reading Your Bible with Confidence Discovery Guide
Studying Scripture can be difficult and sometimes overwhelming. The Reading Your Bible with Confidence Discovery Bookmark is a simple, easy-to-use tool that will help you observe, interpret and accurately apply every passage in God’s Word.
Visit: faithathomeNC.org | Follow: @FaithAtHomeNC


by BSCNC Communications
  /  Baptist State Convention of North Carolina

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