How to be a Minister

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Deception - 1 of Satan's 5 Strategies


Wolf with Sheep - Deception
Have you ever tried to explain to a person that they are wrong or that they have been deceived?  Most of us have been on both sides of this conversation with friends or family.  Many people don’t like having these difficult conversations, especially when we are on the receiving end.  ...
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Satan's 5 Strategies


Demons
Have you ever met someone who was strongly opposed to Jesus?  Adam was one of those guys.  No one dared share the gospel with him, but God intervened and Adam’s life was turned upside down by Jesus.  After he converted to Christianity some Christian’s strongly opposed Adam and others ...
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Experience Missions In a New Way

Domestic-Missions-City
Experience Missions In a New Way! Anytime the subject of missions or missionaries comes up the most frequently quoted passage of Scripture is the great commission; “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying,  ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. ‘Go ...
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Kim Parker
Experience Missions In a New Way: Great post! Yes I agree the mission field is critical, not only internationally but domestically... Read More
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 17:50
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Preparing to Preach, Teach or Counsel

Preparing to Preach, Teach or Counsel
One of the greatest challenges for those seeking to be a minister is Paul’s words in 2 Timothy 4:2 which states, “Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.” As much as we try to schedule daily activities the reality is that m...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
Preparation can be just as Spirit-led as is teaching, preaching, or counseling. Sometimes teachers tell me they are not going to ... Read More
Friday, 14 March 2014 18:37
Pastor Dave Smuin
Having an intimate relationship with the Lord should be the foundation of all we do as Christians, but especially in sharing the W... Read More
Saturday, 30 November 2013 20:21
Pastor Dave Smuin
As I read the beginning of Preparing to Preach, Teach or Counsel, Stephen came to my mind. In Acts 6 I begin to see why Stephen w... Read More
Thursday, 21 November 2013 19:43
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Small Groups - 5 Things You Must Know

Small Groups - 5 Things You Must Know
Small-Groups
A small group is a cluster of 3 or more people who have gathered for a reason.  This may be as formal as a therapy group, a church fellowship group or as informal as three or four friends who meet for coffee.  There is no end to the creative names given to these groups such as cell groups,...
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Michael Pagana
I just read this article on small groups and watched the training video on Youtube....To quote Dr. Dave from the video, "Don't eve... Read More
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 18:14
Michael Pagana
I just read this article on small groups and watched the training video on Youtube....To quote Dr. Dave from the video, "Don't eve... Read More
Monday, 01 September 2014 21:18
David Herrington
I favor small groups in the home. I feel the ambience is more like study was back in the days of the Apostles. I believe levels of... Read More
Saturday, 26 July 2014 12:48
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