You see, what events like Faith and Family nights do so well is create low-barrier opportunities for people to unite around something they care about and honor God in the process. That doesn’t have to stop at baseball, though.
What if the best solution to the lack of diversity in our churches is not changing how the services look on Sunday but rather being more intentional about who we partner with to do ministry on the other days of the week? What if our churches started to see other communities of faith as potential partners rather than rivals? And what if we looked well beyond our own little slice of the city in the process?
If you feel like the Lord is calling your church to become more involved in college ministry, for example, don’t just assume that God wants you to rush off and start a Bible study aimed at bringing university students to your church.