HOW TO BUILD UP
C H U R C H
SETTING THE CHURCH AT WORK
Rev.M.A.Matthews'Success at Seattle —Principles He Has
Applied —How a Missionary Church Was Established by Dr.
Chas.K.Bradt —Dr.John Balcom Shaw's Experiment with
Personal Work —How a Rochester Church Trained Its Laymen
for Soul-Winning —Value of Pledge Cards —Rapid Growth of
Dr.Cadman's Church in Brooklyn —The Winning of Two Hundred
Souls in an Institutional Church —Secret of Dr.Mac-Arthur's
Success in New York.
THE CHURCH AND ITS ENVIRONMENT.
Dr.Chalmer's Method of Organizing a Winning Church —
Marvelous Growth of the Bushwick Avenue M.E.Church in
Brooklyn —Importance of Organized Visitation Work —Rev.S.
Edward Young's Methods in Pittsburg —The Addition of 2,200
Members to Dr.Cortland Myers'Church in Brooklyn —A Con-servative
Philadelphia Church —A Country Pastor's Experience
in Connecticut —How a Mission Pastor Used Printer's Ink and
TRAINING CHILDREN IN THE CHURCH.
A New Hampshire Pastor's Experience with Systematic Pas-toral
Instruction —Go-to-Church Band in a Pennsylvania Church
—Finding Something for the Young People to Do —Rev.Edward
M.Noyes'Plan of Teaching Fundamental Truths to Children —
Michigan Pastor's Experiment with a Children's Church —Dr.
William E.Barton on Early Conversions —The "Age of Con-version"
and "Age of Religious Interest."
HOW TO CONDUCT A YOUNG MAN'S BIBLE CLASS.
Mr.M.A.Hudson's Manner of Conducting a Baraca Bible
Class —How It Has Grown from a Membership of Eighteen to
450,000 —Special Studies Developed by the Y.M.C.A.—TheHaynes Bible Class and What It Accomplished —Class of John
D.Rockefeller,Jr.,in New York —Rev.Alien A.Stockdale's
"Discussion Club"at Berkeley Temple,Boston —"Bible ChristianityCourse."
THE OBJECT OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL.
Relation of Sunday School to the Church —Bible School
Under Dr.Cadman's Leadership —Beginning Right in the Primary
Department —Sunday School and Public School Compared
—The Ideal Sunday School Superintendent —Dr.Russell H.Conwell's
Description of the Ideal Teacher —Normal Class for Trainins
Christian Young Men and Women for Teaching —Methods
of a Lord Mayor —Offering of Prizes to Scholars —Dr.J.Wilbur
Chapman on "Decision Day"and How to Conduct It.
CREATING APPETITE FOR THE PRAYER MEETING.
The Need of Creating an Appetite —An Iowa Minister's Plan
for Getting Hold of the People —How Rev.W.C.King Won
His Church in Vancouver-—Experiences with Chalk and Blackboard
—Qualities of a Good Prayer Meeting Leader —Variety in
Topics Helpful —A Saturday Night Prayer Meeting —How the
Chinese Wr ere Brought Out to Prayer Meeting —Daily Prayer
Meeting in a Chicago Church —Keeping Track of Attendance.
CHURCHES UNITED FOR CHRIST.
The Federation Movement in Church Work —Some Results of
House-to-House Visitation —What Federation Did in Pennsylvania
—Mr.Hugh Cook on the Best Way to Conduct House-to-House
Visitation —A Strong Central Church Uniting Weaker
Churches —Promoting Morning Prayer in the Factories.
THE CHURCH AND THE MISSIONS.
Value of a Double Envelope —The Story of How One Church
Increased Its Offerings from $500 to $5,500 a Year —Planting
Missionary Seed in the Minds of the Young —How the Children
of the Presbyterian, Methodist Reformed,Southern Presbyterian,
Congregational and Baptist Churches Are Interested in the
Cause —Influences Which Made One Church in Troy,N.Y., a
Missionary Church —What a Christian Layman Is Accomplishingin South America —Growth of the China Inland Mission —
Our Debt to the Home Missionary.
THE CHURCH AND TEMPERANCE.
Facts Presented by Dr.William H.Main on the Drink Ques-tion
—Mr.Cook on a Good Plan to Organize a Boycott Against
the Saloon —How the Battle Against Saloons Was Won at Lake
Geneva —Closing up Saloons in Berkeley,Cal.—Drunkenness Not
a Disease and Not Hereditary —An Experience in Purging a City of Its Social Cancers.
THE SPHERE OF EVANGELISM.
A Wisconsin Study in Evangelism —Dr.A.C.Dixon's Unusual
Experience Showing the Value of Prayer —Personal Work as
God's Chosen Way —Dr.John Balcom Shaw on Tent Work in
One Village —How Rev.Charles Stelzle Took the Gospel to the
Workingman —Large Open-Air Gospel Campaign in Australia —
S.Hartwell Pratt on Summer Evangelism —Dr.Cuyler's Idea
of the Pastor as the Best Soul-Winner.
MAKING THE CHURCH A CHRISTIAN
Distinction Between Christian and Worldly Fraternity —Amos
R.Wells on "The Lessons the Church Can Learn from the
Lodge"—Different Ways of Organizing Men in the Church —
Praying Bands —The Gideon Band for Christian Traveling Men
—Object and Methods of the Brotherhood of St.Paul —Church
Benefit Insurance —An Educational Club —Federating Church Clubs.
Present-day Methods at Fault —Scriptural Plan of Church Support
—True Tales of Tithers —Prospered by Giving One-half —
How an American Railroad Engineer Became a Tither —A Practical
Experience in Ilion,N.Y.—Support of a Soul-Winning
Church —Dr.Bartlett's Methods in a Downtown Church —How
Edward Kimball Aided in Raising $15,000,000 in Church Debts
—Methods Used in Clearing a Chicago Church of Debt.
HOW TO BUILD UP A CHURCH
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