Built on The Journey Church of the City’s Assimilation Seminar, Fusion embod . As usual, Nelson Searcy does a great job of outlining processes, practices. Fusion has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Chris said: Much Fusion: Turning First- Time Guests Into Fully-Engaged Members of Your Church by. Nelson Searcy. Fusion, Revised and Expanded Edition. Turning First-Time Guests into Fully Engaged Members of Your Church. by: Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson.

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Nelson SearcyJennifer Dykes Henson. He does make the point very clear that membership fussion for believers, but it saddens me that such a point must be made in a book discussing how to appropriately assimilate people into the church.

While many of the ideas contained herein require a rather large church and wouldn’t work for a small group of volunteers, there’s enough practical knowledge here to glean something useful for nearly everyone.


This innovative, practical guide is full of how-to information, testimonials from the tusion assimilated and from participating church leaders, examples of the assimilation materials used, and check points to make sure the reader is on track. This is by far the best book that I have ever read, in regards to assimilation.

Searcy, Nelson with Jennifer Dykes Henson. Robert rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Karen Tompkins rated it it was amazing Jan 04, The Internet’s Best Practices for Ministry Our mission and dedication is to equip leaders helson innovative ministry.


Fusion: Turning First-Time Guests Into Fully-Engaged Members of Your Church

This should be desired if not required reading for all pastors, and most other church leaders as well. This work by MinistryBestPractices. Nelsoh highly recommend it, especially for those of us who believed all we would need to do to build a church was preach. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Order Your Copy Seacry. With many steps, specific examples, and Searcy’s trademark “lets follow an imaginary test case through the process” writing, the book is inflated and far longer than it needs to be.

Not sure how well it would work in other contexts. Lists with This Book. Contact the Two Bearded Preachers: Started in in New York City, this groundbreaking church sees the majority of its growth coming from new believers and currently meets in locations in Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Jacob Heine rated it really nepson it Apr 12, Benjamin Bammes added it Jan 03, There were a few improvements that I could grab hold for our current system. Goodreads helps you keep track of books helson want to read.

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I think it is nelon together fairly well, though, and it is straightforward. Zactschp2 marked it as to-read Feb 01, I am not sure how this author and book have slipped under my radar??? LOTS of practical advice and ideas that can be modified to fit the nelsob of your particular church. Jan 08, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: Dgschunk added it Jun 30, I’ve incorporated a handful of suggestions from here.

Every church can learn something in this vital book, especially progressive churches who are looking for relevancy and how to integrate their visitors rather than simply hoping they stay around long enough to join.


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A wealth of helpful church ideas packed in a cheesy and uninteresting story of a first time visitor. Sarah Taylor rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Extremely practical and very important for Pastors. Jun 05, James rated it did not like it. No trivia or quizzes yet. One note I must point out, is that this system’s structure is based on the fact that those who are being disciples are being discipled out of community in a small group nelskn. Jun 28, Peter Stonecipher rated it it was ok. Great, practical book on creating an assimilation process for your church.

It has many practical suggestions on how a congregation can be more effective at interacting with guests and engaging them outside the walls of the church facility. Open Preview See a Problem? Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem?

Recommend us on Google! Fusion offers a biblically grounded, proven plan for establishing a relationship with newcomers that ultimately prompts them to become fully developing members of our congregations. For our church, this is a no brainer. I highly recommend to everyone must to read this book.

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