Neighboring Resources To Download
Download this Introduction To Neighborhood Initiative for a brief look at what we do and more importantly, how to do it!
Download the Spring Summer Activities Guide for inspirational ideas to practice this spring and summer. Or download this Seasonal Activities Trifold brochure for ideas for fall and winter in your neighborhood.
Download Living a Kairos Life (leaders and participants guides) to use as companion guides to the book Neighborhood Initiative and the Love of God.
Training Available For Churches
Lynn Cory is available for NI Training.
Please email him at lynncory@
Resources For Pastors
Developing a Neighborhood Ministry Handbook
Neighborhood Block Party Kit (how-to guide)
Lynn Cory “How to Develop a Neighborhood Ministry”
Joseph C Aldrich Gentle Persuasion Portland: Multnomah, 1988.
Joseph C Aldrich Life-Style Evangelism Portland: Multnomah, 1981.
Robert E Coleman The Master Plan of Evangelism Grand Rapids: Spire, 1994.
Randy Frazee The Connecting Church 2.0 Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001.
Randy Frazee Real Simplicity Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011.
Robert Lewis The Church of Irresistible Influence Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001.
Jay Pathak and Dave Runyon The Art of Neighboring Baker Books 2012.
Alan Roxburgh Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood Baker Books 2011.
Steve Sjogren Conspiracy of Kindness Ann Arbor: Vine Books, 1993.
Steve Sjogren and Dave Ping Outflow Loveland: Group, 2006.
Rodney Stark The Rise of Christianity New York: Harper One, 1996.
Richard Stearns The Hole in Our Gospel Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010
Rick Rusaw and Brian Mavis The Neighboring Church Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2016