Enjoying the Journey

GO Resource Training Kit

Are you looking for a study that will stir your heart for the advancement of the gospel? Are you interested in a brief series on witnessing that could be used in a Sunday School class, youth group, or small Bible study? Are you needing a training resource to prepare believers to share their faith? It was my great joy recently to write five lessons that place an emphasis on this very thing. Over the last few days I have heard from a number of pastors who have used the GO Kit in their churches: “Having used the GO series in our church, I highly recommend it to other churches. This is a series that can be used of God to…

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We have a lot of conferences and special meetings at Temple Baptist Church and Crown College.  Without a doubt, the meeting we have just concluded was one of the richest and sweetest meetings we have ever enjoyed.  God did a deep work in my heart. Pastor Sexton has said for years, “A great meeting is one in which God speaks to you.”  This was a great meeting. I have learned that the most important times in a special meeting are the days leading up to the meeting and the days immediately following.  It is not the services themselves but the prayer preparation and application afterward that make the difference.  Today has been a day of reflection in my own heart…

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Social media is here to stay.  Over 2 billion people actively use the internet and it is estimated that more than 69% of them now use some social network site (Pew Research).  Of course, young people lead the way in this trend.  One research group suggests that 98% of 18-24 year olds now use social networking!  If we are to go to where they are then we must go to the internet. Like any other means of communication it can be used for good or for evil.  Tools are just that – resources to be used.  We must choose how they will be used.  Social media platforms can be a platform for the gospel. For years we have warned our…

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