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 …

M.O.S.T. Glad I Helped!

A year ago around this time, I was basically going insane with a hectic schedule that was partly because i was helping to build something that I think will become an incredible tool to the Brotherhood over the life of its existence. That project was helping build the M.O.S.T. program. That is, the Memphis School of Preaching Ongoing Spiritual Training …