It Should Not Be An Option

It Should Not Be An Option

There is no substitute for proclamation! If we want people to learn about Jesus’ love and His grace offered freely to each one of us, sinners, we must not only show them with our actions but also tell them with our words. If we want people to understand the plan of redemption, and Jesus’ command to love others, as well as the hope of His Second Coming and a resurrection, we must tell them about these things.

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Why Plant More Churches? Don’t We Have Enough Already

Why Plant More Churches? Don’t We Have Enough Already

“Why plant more churches? Don’t we have enough churches already?” The most common initial responses I’ve heard when church planting is mentioned, often spoken within the same breath. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Perhaps, these questions represent one of Satan’s most harmful myths, created in the pits of hell, to keep the church from fulfilling its mission in his desire to make the church disappear from this earth.

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7 Reasons Why Your Conference Needs A Sabbatical Policy for Pastors (Part 1)

7  Reasons Why Your Conference Needs A Sabbatical Policy for Pastors (Part 1)

The Lord established the rhythm of work and rest during creation, (Genesis 1 & 2) and this rhythmic cycle was lived out weekly by Adam and Eve.  This cycle supported wholistic – (mind, body, and soul)relational living with God and each other.  The rhythm between work and Sabbath is a real blessing spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.  

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Religion Chairs and Ministerial Representatives Collaborate in Preparing Students for Professional Ministry

Religion Chairs and Ministerial Representatives Collaborate in Preparing Students for Professional Ministry

Recently the chairs of religion from Adventist higher education met with ministerial representatives to coordinate curriculum and internships for ministry. Meeting at the new NAD headquarters, the May 21-23 sessions were filled with presentations and discussions on how to fully integrate the Core Qualities of effective ministry into the ministerial training process.  

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Redefining the Church’s Mission through Small Groups

Redefining the Church’s Mission through Small Groups

In this eHuddle video from 2017, Pastor Laffit Cortes and Pastor Morris Thompson speak on the power of small groups to take a church to the next levels of evangelism. Pastor Cortes starts off by encouraging church leaders to redefine their definition of love to be more than just polite, but by personally investing in the other members of one’s church family. He lists the main objectives of small groups given to us by Ellen G. White, which are spiritual growth, Bible study, and evangelism.

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