"Churches face unique challenges in the 21st century when it comes to ministering to families in ways that are relevant and meaningful. Linda Ranson Jacobs’ book is packed with practical, helpful advice to assist them in achieving that important goal."
--Jim Daly, President, Focus on the Family
"If a church wants to thrive, it must attract families. Linda Jacobs, with wisdom and experience, shows how to do just that in Attract Families to Your Church and Keep Them Coming Back. If you are a church leader in any capacity and want workable, practical insight on how to reach and keep families, this book is a must read for you and the leaders in your church."
--Dr. Charles Stone, Lead Pastor, West Park Church, Ontario, Canada; author of People Pleasing Pastors: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Approval Motivated Leadership.
"Linda Jacobs writes from a wealth of experience, offering keen insight along the way, as she is motivated from a heart of compassion. Every pastor and church leader who is serious about reaching their community for Jesus should prayerfully read this book."
--Tom Ravan, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Bessemer City, North Carolina
"A must-read for every pastor and church leader interested in building a vital family ministry."
--Steve Grissom, Founder, Church Initiative, Wake Forest, North Carolina
"Families today look much different than twenty years ago. What Linda has put together not only provides a road map for the Church to minister to today's families, but to also meet their needs and to be relevant in their lives. Drawing from a unique understanding of the social and psychological challenges facing families, this book is a must read for anyone seeking to attract families as a means of serving their local community."
--Michael Chanley, Executive Director of INCM, Founder of CMConnect
“The gospel is relevant for every generation, every culture, and every family. But if we—the church—can’t connect to today’s family, we can’t share the gospel with them. Attract Families will open your eyes and your heart, and equip your church to engage people where they live.”
--Ron L. Deal, author of The Smart Stepfamily; RonDeal.org
How does a church stay relevant and influential in a fast changing society? With decades of experience, Linda Jacobs gives us new, innovative and practical ideas any church can implement right away!
-- Eric & Jennifer Garcia, Association of Marriage and Family Ministries
Linda Ranson Jacobs has her hand on the pulse of the church. Pastor and church leaders who want to make sure his church stays healthy needs to read this book. She brilliantly defines the problem and solutions for the church as they maximize their ministry to the challenges of today's families.
--Dr. Scott Turansky, National Center for Biblical Parenting