The Issues Declining number of church members Increasing average age Lack of committed younger men
Its a Dad Thing If father does not attend church – Odds are 50% that his children will NOT If father does attend church – Increases to 66-75% that his children WILL http://www.fisheaters.com/menandchurch.html
Its a Dad Thing Children with involved, caring fathers are more likely to be – Emotionally secure – Confident – Better at social interaction – Less depressed – Better behaved – Healthy and happy Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, U.S. Children's Bureau Rosenberg, Jeffrey., Wilcox, W. Bradford., 2006
Using Personal – Posts about Family Values Prayer requests Celebrations Relationship building – Friends – Reach beyond the circle
DO Post once or twice a day Listen Be respectful Substantial Expand your circle Share – Events – News – Prayers DO NOT Post so much people are bored In your face Rude Trivial Circle the wagons Share – Routine – TMI – Sarcasms Using
Situational Witnessing Situational Opportunities include: engagement or wedding. pregnancy or birth. divorce. unemployment. retirement. sickness. death. In each unique scenario, how could you build a bridge to faith?