Compassion Ministry seeks to meet the real and felt needs of people so that the gospel can be delivered, spiritual change can be offered, and connection to the local church can be realized. Every church can meet a hungry person and give them a sandwich.

“Our Church wants to start a Compassion Ministry but we don’t know what to do!”

Every church in Louisiana has the opportunity to ask key questions that begin to solve that dilemma.

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Question Set #1

Question Set #1

Compassion Ministry seeks to meet the real and felt needs of people so that the gospel can be delivered, spiritual change is offered, and connection to the local church is realized.

Question: What is the people group who is the object of our compassion?

Question: What are their real or felt needs that the local church can address?

Question: Is the need currently not being met?

Question: Are there available resources (human and financial) to assist in meeting the need?

Question Set #2

Question Set #2

Compassion Ministry seeks to meet the real and felt needs of people so that the gospel can be delivered, spiritual change is offered, and connection to the local church is realized.

Question: Who are the people with the real or felt need?

Define the people by age, race, geography, etc?

Question: How can a relationship with these people be established?

Question: Who are the “key holders” to unlock the relationships, so that needs can be met?

Question Set #3

Question Set #3

Compassion Ministry seeks to meet the real and felt needs of people so that the gospel can be delivered, spiritual change is offered, and connection to the local church is realized.

Question: How is the gospel going to be delivered? What resources and training are necessary to insure a quality gospel sharing activity

Question Set #4

Question Set #4

Compassion Ministry seeks to meet the real and felt needs of people so that the gospel can be delivered, spiritual change is offered, and connection to the local church is realized.

How can we track spiritual change? Answer, “It takes a significant amount of ‘show up’ time for spiritual change to be noted.”

Are we willing to “show up” on a regular basis to see the spiritual changes occur?

Question Set #5

Question Set #5

Compassion Ministry seeks to meet the real and felt needs of people so that the gospel can be delivered, spiritual change is offered, and connection to the local church is realized.

Question: What is the pathway to the local church?

Question: Is it best to bring people to church, or establish church (Bible Study, congregationalizing, small groups/Sunday School, etc.) for the people being cared for?

Question: How are continued results measured?