Taking Common Ground to the Next Level

About 75 percent of Next Level’s attendees are involved in one of more than 100 interest-based Connection Groups

How to Mentor Underserved Youth

Mentors at North Charleston Dream Center offer a minimum of two “events” per month, and twice a year students receive scorecard assessments in five areas.

Try This: 4 Ideas for a New Twist on Vacation Bible School

Four ways churches use popular summer program to reach kids, families.

The Church That Is a Neighbor

How a Tennessee church of 60 is discovering what it means to be a neighbor

4 Ways to Celebrate Dads

Encourage the dads in your church and community with one of these great outreach ideas.

5 Ways to Jump Start your Men’s Ministry

Help the men in your community connect and grow with these simple jump-start ideas.

5 Ways to Foster Fair Trade at Your Church

Use these practical tips to let your community know you care about justice because Jesus did!


Encourage families to purchase items and deliver them together, and to pray for the business on a continuing basis.

Earth Day: Living Out the Gospel

Why not use Earth Day on April 22 as an outreach tool in your community? Here's how one church did it.

Try This: Raise Money for Cancer Research

Be a positive presence in your community by participating in a Relay for Life event.