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Title: City Impact: How to Unify, Empower and ...
Publication Date: 2004
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Many communities have overwhelming needs that God's church can meet, but only if local churches, businesses, and ministries combine their resources. Citing scores of practical examples and easily implemented ideas, Daniel Bernard illustrates how pervasive city problems can be solved and how the city can actually be transformed through unified efforts. His organization, Somebody Cares, Tampa Bay, is a role model for trans-denominational unity. By bringing ministry leaders together with pastors and businesspeople, this organization takes God's love and the necessities of life to needy individuals and families. Success stories and startling ideas from ministry leaders around the world provide pastors and laypeople with the tools they need. This book is a call to action for people everywhere who care about evangelism, racial reconciliation, and community transformation.From the Back Cover:
You can transform your community! God calls His Church to take the Gospel into the world, but what about meeting the day-to-day needs of your local neighborhood? Daniel Bernard uses practical, motivating examples from his ministry, Somebody Cares, Tampa Bay, and from Christians all over to illustrate how unity among churches and partnership with local businesses can transform communities. If you are concerned by the problems close to home, City Impact will give you tools to begin solving them. Bernard offers scores of effective ideas including: - Prayer tools to help you bless your neighbors - 25 suggestions for bringing local pastors together - 80 ways to promote unity among churches - 27 reasons the Church needs the poor - 56 ways businesses can be vehicles for ministry This book is a call to action for people everywhere who care about seeing lives changed. "Daniel has a vision that is simple yet bold. If implemented, it can revolutionize whole cities-one sermon, one outreach, one conversation, one relationship, one person at a time."-Ted Haggard, president, National Association of Evangelicals "City Impact is not only prophetic but practical, an end-times tool to help us transform our cities. As we put this cutting-edge book into practice, we can change our neighborhoods and our nation."-Pat Robertson, founder and chairman, The Christian Broadcasting Network "If you are up for a challenge, read these pages. You will fall in love with your city and with the Lord at a deeper level than you thought possible."-Steve Sjogren, founding pastor, Vineyard Community Church, Cincinnati "Daniel Bernard's practical insights and encouragement will be of significant help to anyone who desires to minister effectively in a city."-Dr. Paul Cedar, chairman, Mission America Coalition
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