Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bible Lessons “Teaching His Stories” 2

have written a blog and have a sermon series on “Keys Ingredients to Successful Ministry.” The three keys are: 1. Keep it relevant. 2. Keep it relational. 3. Keep it reverent. I believe if we use these keys in telling … Continue reading

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Bible Lessons “Teaching His Stories”

When I get ready to teach a Bible lesson to children I interact with them in this way; “Is the Lion King true or not? Of course it is not! Have you ever seen a lion talk? Is Toy Story … Continue reading

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Chapter 11 Leading a Child To Christ

Leading a child to Christ is the greatest thing you can do as a teacher, children’s pastor or most important a parent. Beyond all the gadgets, magic illusions, and puppets lies the real reason we do what we do. All … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 What If?

Our family attended the local Methodist church in our small town in western Pennsylvania.  We attended regularly until I was ten years old.  My parents would go the adult service and my brother, sister and I would go to the … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 Born Again Again

I got born again beside my bed after just getting done throwing up, after being beaten up, which led me to look up.  My life had steadily spun downward until this point.  I had been laid off for over a … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 How Do You Know?

How does one hear the call of God for their life?  I have a friend, Mark Geppert, who heard the audible voice of God direct him to the mission field.  I know others who have heard the call through a … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 Tried And Tested

I believe that every person who is called to serve the Lord will have that call tested and tried. Often the Lord allows these trials to seal that call. Like Abraham in Genesis 22, He can prove our faith in … Continue reading

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Chapter 5 Above All Else Get Knowledge

Bible school was in my future and a very necessary ingredient for my success.  I highly value education but formal education is not the only way to get trained and equipped for God’s calling on our lives.  It would be … Continue reading

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Chapter 6 My God Shall Provide All Your Needs

We can truly declare that over the course of our ministry and our Christian lives the Lord has provided above and beyond what we could ever ask or think.  The channel for His provision has come through many ways.  I … Continue reading

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Chapter 7 Who Will Reach The Children?

If you reach the heart of the children, you can win a nation.  During the triumphant entry of Jesus the children were crying out in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David!”  Matthew 21:15  Hosanna means “He saves”.  Jesus … Continue reading

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