Bob knows training! He has conducted hundreds of seminars across the country as Training Coordinator for CEP. He trains others to do the work of training. His experience is surpassed only by his concern for those struggling with the load that they carry as workers in the kingdom. Bob is a graduate of Covenant College and Westminster Theological Seminary.
As far as Americans living stateside are concerned, most Muslims are extremely approachable. They enjoy friendships and the giving and receiving of hospitality is a positive thing for them. Sadly, most expatriate Muslims who have been in the United States for five or ten years have never been inside a Christian's home!
We all want to be part of something significant. To think that what we are doing is worthwhile. And what is more important than to help set the direction of a child, or a teen, or an adult toward the Kingdom of God? Teacher, it could turn your life upside down.
If we are going to reach this generation it will require more than tweaking a few things. We must rethink everything. That requires imagination, creativity with dependence on and direction from our God.
Unanswered questions don’t go away, especially the ones never raised, never addressed. Our thinking needs to be challenged. Our values, even those we cherish the most, need to be evaluated. Our faith must be examined lest we find ourselves losing that which we claim is most dear.
Most everybody talks about relational ministry. Yet relationships are so easy to miss because our agendas call for more important things.
I’m embarrassed that I don’t know the names of some of the people in our little church. That crea...