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The goal of the Family Plan is to structure a systematic method of assigning a deacon/deaconess team to a cluster of families to keep in touch with. You can participate in God’s mission in the world at work, at school, at the gym, in your volunteer work, in your financial priorities, etc. etc. There are books as well that hit on this. Lance Witt’s book, Replenish: Leading from a Healthy Soul, and Pagan Christianity by Frank Viola and George Barna.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Brazos Press; annotated edition edition (April 1, 2007)

ISBN: 1587431912

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