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Are we Breaking Through the Noise?

Article by Loren Seibold
ublished on 2/11/2014

Today the competition for people’s attention is even fiercer than when we used brochures filled with scary beasts, announcing an upcoming prophecy seminar. Never before have so many had so much to sell, and they know how to do it effectively. Why should they respond to our voice when a new SUV or new Oprah Book Club selection will salve the soul for a few moments? Why attend our event with a myriad of fabulous activities taking place?

One thing is for sure: Jesus doesn’t give us permission to fall silent, to sit in our pews and wait for someone to show up. We have to find a way to break through the noise. So, how are conscientious congregations drawing people to the Seventh-day Adventist message today?

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