Summer prayer cards to get people to return to church

Prayer card thumb 2014

One of the biggest fears that people have of churches is that they want things from people—money, time, loyalty. And while it’s true that true discipleship is demanding, for unchurched guests, we don’t want them to feel that they owe the church anything. We want to love and share with them. One of the best…

How to cite Bible verses

Just a quick note here to go along with Gayle’s useful article about how to use numbers in print. Following are some of the ways you can cite Bible verses in text: The first link will take you to the most common ways to cite Bible verses. The second link gives a variety of how various…

How to correctly use numbers in print

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Think about the documents you produce: newsletters, bulletins, reports, letters, programs—and more. Looking over publications at an associational meeting, I was struck by how many numbers are used in our printed materials. Expressing numbers in print can be tricky. Even the reliable Gregg Reference Manual concedes, “The rules for expressing numbers would be quite simple…