Monthly Archives: August 2011

Train vs. Teach

There should not be a difference in our thinking… but there is.  The word “teach” connotes a classroom.  The word “train” implies skills development. It is a mistake to separate the two ideas. Ultimately, knowledge should lead to action.  But … Continue reading

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Home Grown Tomatoes

There is nothing like eating tomatoes out of your own garden.  “Store-bought” doesn’t come close.  Yours actually tastes better.  And there is the sense of fulfillment of having grown it yourself.  The long process of  planting, nurturing, fertilizing, supporting on … Continue reading

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Evangelistic Bible Studies

Evangelistic Bible studies come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve done them from one on one all the way to a group of three believers and twenty-four lost persons. Smaller studies are probably with friends who already know you. But … Continue reading

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Who trains the evangelist?

Most churches have a pastor.  Some of them may be bi-vocational, but every church wants a pastor.  If they are able to add a second staff person, it will normally be someone to work with youth or music.  Rarely, does … Continue reading

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