Text-only Version of Leading Ideas Top Resources of 2019, December 4, 2019

December 18, 2019
Leading Ideas from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary

Top Lewis Center Resources of 2019

Lewis Center resources guide you in strengthening your personal leadership and renewing your congregation. Below are our most popular free and purchased resources of the year, plus a free PDF e-book!

Year-end Savings
Save 25% on video tool kits, video-based study curricula, and PDF e-books with coupon code TOP2019 through January 6, 2020.*

50 Ways to Take Church to the Community
Churches can no longer open their doors and expect that people will come in. These “50 Ways” provide tips on reaching beyond the walls of your church with worship, community events, ministries, and service. Read, share, and download free now. https://www.churchleadership.com/50-ways/50-ways-to-take-church-to-the-community?id=litop20191218

Be the Welcoming Church
Regularly $99, now $75 through Jan. 6, 2020 with coupon code TOP2019
Learn to make visitors feel truly welcome and comfortable. Be the Welcoming Church helps you develop a congregation-wide ethos of hospitality and institute best practices for greeting newcomers, making them feel at home and encouraging them to return. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/product/be-the-welcoming-church/?id=litop201912181

50 Ways to Welcome New People
How can your congregation make a good first impression with first-time visitors? This “50 Ways” fact sheet provides strategies and tips to ensure your visitors feel truly welcome and at home in worship. Read, share, and download free now. https://www.churchleadership.com/50-ways/50-ways-to-welcome-new-people?id=litop20191218

Right Questions for Church Leaders
Regularly $15.99, now $11.99 through Jan. 6, 2020 with coupon code TOP2019
The topics in this e-book cover challenges that nearly all church leaders face and make great starting points for discussions in church meetings, small groups, and sermons. Volumes 1-4 are available on PDF and Kindle. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/books/right-questions-for-church-leaders/?id=litop20191218

50 Ways to Welcome a New Pastor
Is a new pastor or associate pastor in your church’s future? These great tips guide you in saying goodbye to your current pastor in a healthy way and how to welcome your new pastor. Read, share, and download free now. https://www.churchleadership.com/50-ways/50-ways-to-welcome-a-new-pastor?id=li-top20181219

Special Savings on “In God’s Time”
Regularly $75, Now $25 through Jan. 6, 2020**
This 10-session video-based adult study offers a faithful and credible Christian alternative to sensationalist perspectives on the book of Revelation. Learn more now.

Video-based Adult Study Curriculum
The Methodist Class Leader
Normally $25, now $19 through Jan. 6, 2020 with coupon code TOP2019
This seven-session study draws on the extensive work of Dr. David Lowes Watson, a leading Methodist history scholar and advocate for the revitalization of the office of class leader. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/product/the-methodist-class-leader/?id=litop20191218

50 Ways to Improve Your Annual Stewardship Campaign
These “50 Ways” will help you maximize giving by improving your annual financial campaign. Read, share, and download free now. https://www.churchleadership.com/50-ways/50-ways-to-improve-your-annual-stewardship-campaign?id=li-top20181219

Discovering God’s Future for Your Church
Regularly $125, now $94 through Jan. 6, 2020 with coupon code TOP2919
What next faithful step is God calling your church to take? This turn-key video tool kit helps your congregation discern and implement God’s vision for its future. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/product/discovering-gods-future-church?id=li-top20181219

50 Ways to Increase Worship Attendance
Learn practical strategies to help you invite new people to attend worship, improve the attendance of current members, welcome worship guests warmly, and make worship accessible to newcomers. Read, share, and download free now. https://www.churchleadership.com/50-ways/50-ways-to-increase-worship-attendance?id=litop20191218

Video-based Adult Study Curriculum
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
Regularly $75, now $57 through Jan. 6, 2020 with coupon code TOP2019
Ideal for your congregation’s small groups, adult Bible studies, and Sunday School classes, this video-based study features biblical scholar N.T. Wright. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/product/simply-christian?id=litop20191218

Women Speak of God
Special Savings on “Women Speak of God”
Regularly $75, Now $25 through Jan. 6, 2020**
This eight-session video-based adult study introduces us to the voices of six women were able to attest to God’s living presence amidst their struggles. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/product/women-speak-god/?id=litop20191218

50 Ways to Encourage Faithful Giving
Helping people experience the joy of giving is more than a way of funding the church’s ministry. These “50 Ways” will help church members grow in discipleship through faithful stewardship and extravagant generosity. Read, share, and download free now. https://www.churchleadership.com/50-ways/50-ways-to-encourage-faithful-giving?id=litop20191218

LPLI Staff Version Provides Better Feedback for Staff Development
LPLI Staff Version is a confidential, online, 360º leadership assessment inventory designed for Christian Educators, Program Directors, Youth Directors, Children’s Ministry Directors, Church Administrators, Music Directors, Mission Coordinators, and more. Learn more now. https://lpli.org/lpli-staff-version/?id=litop20191218

Support the Lewis Center
Leading Ideas is made possible by contributions to the Lewis Center for Church Leadership from readers like you. Thank you.
Donate now: https://www.churchleadership.com/support-the-lewis-center?id=leadingideas

Free LPLI Guidebook
Designed for past and present LPLI user, this downloadable guidebook leads you through a process of analyzing your results, discussing your results with others, and formulating an action plan to improve your effectiveness in ministry. Download the free guidebook now. https://lpli.org/how-to-use-your-results-guidebook/?id=litop20191218

Video-based Adult Study Curriculum
Leading Like Nehemiah: Rebuilding Together
Regularly $50, now $38 through Jan. 6, 2020 with coupon code TOP2019
This six-session study lifts up key themes in Nehemiah’s witness that can inspire and guide faith leaders today. Includes Study and Discussion Guide and an e-book. Learn more now. https://www.churchleadership.com/product/nehemiah-leadership/?id=lit20191218

Free PDF E-book
We appreciate your support of the Lewis Center! As our Christmas gift to you, please enjoy “50 Quotations for Fruitful Leaders” by Lovett H. Weems, Jr. Download now free. https://www.churchleadership.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/50-Quotations-for-Fruitful-Leaders-2019Update.pdf

* Except In God’s Time and Women Speak of God
** 25% year-end discount does not apply to In God’s Time and Women Speak of God

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