Why Visits to the Mission Field are Important

Why visit to the mission field are important? Acts 15:36 Sponsoring congregation: You cannot oversee what you don’t see! Semantics matters — Sponsor vs Oversee. Eliminates confusion, especially for non-Christians, that we don’t have oversight of that congregation, but instead are sponsoring that work. Kensington Woods church of Christ – Engages in a mission work. It is faith building and …

PTP2015 – Reed Swindle – God Doesn't Need You

In my life, I have been told, – We are God’s hands- We are God’s mouthpiece – This is a mistake.  I have nothing that I can give to God.  Everything that I can offer to God is what I have been given by Him. I am entirely inadequate, I have absolutely nothing to give to God that God doesn’t …

PTP 2015 – B.J. Clarke – What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? Whatever It Is, Be a Good one!

(How Many Want to be Preachers or Missionaries?) This is one of what I consider to be the most important lesson that I will present during this week. Asking the young men… Answers: Preacher Missionary ElderDeacon US Army Doctor Engineer Canine Unit Creative Writer Policeman (or preservation of endangered species) Architect Computer Engineer Reconstructive Psychology Matthew 28:18-20 Mark 16:15-16 Wherever …

PTP 2015 – Caleb Colley – Objections to Biblical Morality

The Golden Rule and Selfishness Thomas Hobs (Ego-ism) – Human beings seek their own interests (don’t believe in altruism).  There is always an angle of selfishness in any action toward one another.   Example of Altruism in the Bible: When Jesus prayed, “Let this cup pass from me… but not my will, but thine be done.”   Can be some …