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August 4, 2004
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The Power of the Forward Button
by Tom Goodman
Today you will receive a second edition of Winning Ways after this edition. The second one is designed to forward to others.
Every edition of Winning Ways is designed for two reasons. First, I want to give you a word of encouragement in the middle of your week and help you get ready for the next Sunday’s worship service. Second, I want to give you a tool to help you “invite your world to life.”
Several of you have used the e-newsletter as a tool in your outreach. I’ve heard of the conversations that have started after forwarding copies of the
Never under-estimate the power of the “Forward” button on your
If you haven’t clicked this button after reading a copy of Winning Ways, the next copy you get today would be a great place to start. When it arrives, here’s what you should do:
First, spend some time going through your
After you've made your list, pray that your invitation will bear fruit.
Then, forward the second copy of Winning Ways to those you’ve prayed for. Don't send it as a “bulk mailing” to everyone at once. Send it personally and exclusively to each person.
Finally, personalize the e-mail message before you send it. You could add a note that says, “I really enjoy getting this
This is an easy homework assignment, and it’s worth the half-hour it will take you. God bless your efforts!
Send an E-Card! The popular ventriloquist Dennis Lee will be at Hillcrest August 15 at 6:00 p.m.! Tell your friends about it! Send them an e-card at www.HillcrestAustin.org/ecard.
Welcome to Herb Ingram! Our church extended the call to Herb Ingram as our next Minister of Education, and he has accepted! So, this Sunday’s End-of-Summer fellowship will welcome two new staff members and
their families! Join us at 6:30 in the MPC to welcome the Jim and Karen Siegel and their kids, AND Herb and Sharon Ingram!
Leadership Breakfast: Calling all leaders! Our second annual Leadership Breakfast will be held Saturday, August 14,
Response Team: Things were busy at the altar this past Sunday! While one of our Response Team members prayed with someone, I met with one couple ready to join the church and I met with another who had a prayer
need. Keep praying for our Response Time at the end of every service, and use this time to share you own prayer burdens!
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