What makes a church strong?
Scripture tells us that if a church is built on the foundation of the Gospel, not even the gates of hell can stand against it. Churches, then, are not necessarily strengthened by new facilities, bigger budgets, or larger crowds. Churches are strengthened when members of the body are living out their calling to be on mission with Jesus. DBA’s church strengthening team helps churches discover how God is leading them to equip and multiply disciples who will share the gospel where they live, work and play.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm "A Conversation with Dr. Terry Turner about four centuries of African American marriages and families." DBA will provide you a copy of the book beforehand to help you prepare for the conversation! Contact:...read more
I had not heard of Christian Community Development before January when I picked up the book Making Neighborhoods Whole (2013) by Wayne Gordon and Dr. John Perkins. After completing the book, I believe the eight principles that we are discussing on this blog have the...read more
This list can be used to find a VBS to attend or for churches to share materials. If you have any corrections to the listed information or if you have more information to add, please call Cindy (214-319-1153) or email Cindy. Church Dates Time Ages...read more
We hope you are enjoying the church strengthening team's new blog. This week, we begin a series of posts based on the 8 principles of Christian community development explained in the book Making Neighborhoods Whole (2013) by Wayne Gordon and John Perkins....read more
What are the greats? When asked about the greatest commandments, Jesus gave two commands, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind,” and “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:37-38). Then, after His...read more