Looking for an illustration in the "Hard Copy Files" I ran across this poem that I forgot I held onto. It reminded me of who we are and what we are to be about as citizens of God's kingdom. Sharing Christ By Serena Voss “Lead me to some soul . . . “ we sang … Continue reading Found in the Files: Sharing Christ
Being a disciple is not the end goal of discipleship. Discipleship has a goal of its own: making more disciples. The Good News is not ours to keep or hoard. We are not simply containers of the Gospel, but a conduit through which God's grace passes on to others. Consider 2 Timothy 2:2, "and what … Continue reading Disciples Reproducing Disciples
The last two weeks were a wonderful experience for me and my son Andrew. We participated in a mission trip and youth camp in Ecuador. The people and the scenery were both beautiful and the experience is beneficial in so many ways. First, We were thrilled to meet brothers and sisters in Christ from all … Continue reading Home Again!
Parrish Church of Christ has a great opportunity before us. We have the honor of being the central congregation for gathering supplies and filling a shipping container for the churches of Christ in the Philippines in cooperation with M.A.R.C.H. for Christ. These brethren will use these relief supplies we collect and pack to reach out … Continue reading Mission Philippines and Beyond
A farmer loved farming. He kept his good seed cleaned and measured - it was always ready. He searched for suitable fields that would produce the best harvest. He loved farming. When he spotted a field that had promise to produce, he invariably saw that the field had weeds. Sometimes there were several; sometimes … Continue reading Farming?
I left the radio off while I drove to my study this morning. This gave me a few moments of quiet to reflect. But wouldn't you know it, an old song that I do not even like was running through my head. "Two doors down they're laughing and singing and having a party . . … Continue reading Two Doors Down
Evangelism God's Way: Acts 8:26ff Seven (7) step plan of Evangelism 1. Be Open to Direction: Philip went where God directed him. We may not have the direct operation of the Holy Spirit guiding and speaking to us telling exactly where to go, but we are a very mobile society. We are always on the … Continue reading Evangelism God’s Way
Yesterday we explored learning styles, today I want us to take that a step farther as we discuss Instructional Models. There are in my experience four basic models: 1) Large Group Instruction, 2) Small Group Instruction, 3) Individual (one on one) Instruction, and 4) Private (Self-Guided) Instruction.Taking these models into the Church setting, here is … Continue reading Instructional Models
Decided to record video this morning. Hope you enjoy and learn.Scott
On the back leaf of my Bible there is a six step plan of evangelism. I wrote it down while taking notes on a sermon delivered by one of my mentors and instructors, the late Wendell Winkler. Here is what I wrote:Make a list of five prospects. Prospects can relatives, co-workers, friends, people you contact … Continue reading Six Step Evangelism