Gospel.com Topics Feed - Assimilate 2010-08-09T15:31:37-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/assimilate/ Welcome and assimilate church visitors - avoid de-evangelizing trap http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/533 2010-08-09T15:31:37-05:00 Matt Neace writes, “I was at a conference a few years ago where they told the story of a church that looked as though they were really thriving: they had about 500 people attending, and had many outreach ministries reaching their community, and many people were coming to Christ and to church through their ministry. The problem was that the church was not growing in numbers – people were leaving as quickly as they were coming in.”