Operation Inasmuch provides proven models to help churches open their doors outward so that more congregants go and serve beyond the church walls, showing Christ’s love and mercy towards the “least of these,” their neighbors in need.
We are overwhelmed at times to watch this Compassion Revolution move forward! We have been amazed as church after church moves outside of its four walls to serve the disenfranchised, needy, and hurting in its community. And we would be honored to equip many more churches to follow suit.
David Crocker, Executive Director
These models have been used by churches from a handful to thousands of attendees and in every denomination (see the benefits here). Scroll down to learn how we can arm you for the Compassion Revolution by imparting these models with our:
Learn more about mercy ministry, Operation Inasmuch, our models, and how we equip churches to join the Compassion Revolution in a one-hour workshop.
Operation Inasmuch gave us the structure and strategy to accomplish what we dreamed about… to engage 1,300 missionaries in their own backyard.
Bryan Carter, Pastor
Receive the guidance and tools necessary to hold an Inasmuch Day or Inasmuch United via several training venues:
- Inasmuch Onsite Training An interactive, customized 3-hour training course at your location conducted by a certified Operation Inasmuch trainer guides you to a successful Inasmuch Day or Inasmuch United. The training includes a planning timeline, volunteer job descriptions, project ideas, template documents, and more, plus guidance through every step of planning and executing an Inasmuch event.
- Inasmuch Group Training A scheduled group training session at a location near you, also conducted by a certified trainer
- Church Inasmuch Day Training Kit This kit includes a DVD of David Crocker’s 3-hour training to conduct an Inasmuch Day along with additional materials and Dr. Crocker’s two books (below)
- Inasmuch United Guide The Inasmuch United Guide provides step-by-step instructions for conducting a multi-church Inasmuch event in your community.
- Collegiate Inasmuch Day Training Kit This kit includes step-by-step instructions for conducting an Inasmuch Day on a college campus along with a DVD with planning tips and graphics.
- Handbook Some organizations use Operation Inasmuch: Mobilizing Believers Beyond the Walls of the Church as a handbook to conduct an Inasmuch Day or Inasmuch United
- Inasmuch Life Training will be available in 2012 for early adopters.
The staff of Operation Inasmuch is available to consult with you to carry out your Inasmuch Day, Inasmuch United, or Inasmuch Life.
Phone assistance is available at any time for no charge: 865-951-2511. We can also travel to you and provide in-person consultation. Contact us about our consulting services.
David Crocker’s Operation Inasmuch: Mobilizing Believers Beyond the Walls of the Church provides a background on compassion ministry and guidance on how to host an Inasmuch Day or Inasmuch United.
The Samaritan Way: Lifestyle Compassion Ministry by David Crocker provides the motivation and guidance for moving a church in the direction of lifestyle compassion ministry.
The Operation Inasmuch book was an excellent guide for our entire process. It was simple but thorough.
Bart Hanson, Inasmuch Day Coordinator
Operation Inasmuch offers videos and DVDs to inform, train, and inspire. If you don’t have an Internet connection to show the videos featured through out the web site, the What Would Love Look Like? video on our Home page, What is Operation Inasmuch? video on the About page, and the three videos on our Stories and Videos pages are all available on a single Inasmuch Video DVD at our store.
Our DVD-based Inasmuch Day Training Kit can equip you to conduct an Inasmuch Day (it includes the DVD of Dr. Crocker’s course, resources, guides, and both of Dr. Crocker’s books and is available in our store). Don’t forget to check out three videos of lives changed through Operation Inasmuch, too.
We provide a host of resources to help you manage an Inasmuch Day or Inasmuch United, including:
- Inasmuch Project Guide is a 16-page guide to dozens of service projects other churches have successfully implemented for an Inasmuch event.
- 101 Simple Service Projects Kids Can Do provides project ideas that you can use for your church’s children
- Inasmuch Templates, Forms, Letters, and Logos CD includes eight boilerplate forms and letters that will help you successfully conduct an Inasmuch Day or Inasmuch United, along with our new Operation Inasmuch and Inasmuch Day logos.
- Brochures explain Operation Inasmuch to your congregation
All of these items are available in our store.
Our Inasmuch Church resources page recommends books and web sites that may help you forward in the Compassion Revolution.
Operation Inasmuch T-shirts and caps foster a sense of unity among volunteers while also explaining why they serve.
Go to our store to purchase any of these resources.