Jane Thayer

Jane Thayer is associate professor emerita of Religious Education, Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States.

Pastors' perspectives on assimilating new members Part 2 - Discipling strategies

Because making disciples should lie at the heart of the mission of each church, everything a congregation does for new members should reach toward that goal.

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Pastors' perspectives on assimilating new members - Part 1

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America has established a goal of 100,000 baptisms by the end of 2010. Other parts of the world also have goals for their territories. That goal raises the urgent question: are the local Adventist churches prepared to nurture and assimilate these new members?

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