The Case for a Vanishing Church
It has been said
that the church that does not visit will vanish. Certainly the growth
of the Lord’s church in the number of souls saved is
influenced greatly by the amount of visitation done by a
is not only important but also necessary that members of
a local church do some needed visiting every opportunity
strengthens the home in which you visit.
is the most effective way to let people know they are
cared for personally.
keeps people more regular in attendance.
reaches the unsaved, influences them to consider the
present relationship of their souls to God.
changes attitudes, wins people to Christ and His church.
brings about a joy and fellowship not brought in any
The formula for a
church becoming a vanishing influence in a community
results most directly from the abandonment of
many visitation assignments have you accepted? If the church seems to
be vanishing to you, be careful there is not a direct
relationship traceable to your own “uninvolvement”
in weekly visitation.
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