“The Grand Theme of the Christian Ministry”

“The Grand Theme of the Christian Ministry”

In a sermon entitled, “Preaching Christ,”[1] Particular Baptist Pastor, Andrew Fuller (1754-1815), carefully considered what it means for true ministers of the gospel to truly preach Christ.  His sermon is very relevant in that he argues for the central place that preaching Christ must take in the ministry of a true gospel minister. From his main text—“We preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake” (2 Cor 4:6)—Fuller considered the preaching model of the…

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Urban Mission to the Glory of God

Urban Mission to the Glory of God

Why is it important to establish the biblical basis for urban mission and ministry? What is in the heart of God for today’s cities of the world? How should we – as sons, stewards and servants of God in urban environments – view the cities and their inhabitants from the perspective of the Creator God Almighty?  What does the Scripture say about urban mission and ministry?  Why is it important, then, to establish the biblical basis for urban mission and…

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1 Corinthians 13 as an ESOL Teacher

1 Corinthians 13 as an ESOL Teacher

I’d like to present my take on First Corinthians 13. I wrote this as a Christian ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teacher and presented this as part of my workshop presentation in the ACSI International Christian Educators’ Conference in South Korea. I feel it is appropriate to include it in this paper as I have sought to apply 1 Corinthians 13 in my work and my ministry contexts. The Greatest in TESOL is … (Adapted by Dr. A Morelos…

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Christian Spirituality from a Southeast Asian Perspective (p.3)

Christian Spirituality from a Southeast Asian Perspective (p.3)

In this third post, my main goals are to help nurture the spiritual gifts of the individuals in our church family here in Chiang Mai and to encourage the use of the spiritual gifts whether in private or corporate worship for the growth of the Body.  First, I will describe the setting of the local church to explain why there is a need for the development of the spiritual gifts.  Then I will propose the objectives and the plans to…

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