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HCR036: What?! No Programs?

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In this episode, I talk about the differences between a program-driven church and a family-integrated church. Here are some of the points I discuss:
  • I talk about the difference between programs that begin as a means to an end and have a limited time frame, and programs that start with good intentions but eventually become a furnace that must be fed.
  • My book, Family-Integrated Church deals with this subject, and I share an excerpt from it, including a description of a Summer Reading and Bible Memorization program we have done in the church many times.
  • Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace University” is an example of a “program” we have done at Antioch. Go to to find out more.
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