13: A Perpetual Ministry – Teaching Plan

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Key Thought : Since we are children of God, we will ever seek to promote His kingdom, minister to His children, and share all that we know of His goodness.

[Teaching plan for A Perpetual Ministry  June 25, 2012]

1. Have a volunteer read Acts 2:42.

A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
B. What is the importance of fellowship among believers? Where is the linbe between spiritual and social fellowship?
C. […]

Evaluating Evangelism


“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15, NIV

A paradox pertaining to the modern Christian church is that many want to evaluate the various ministries and activities of the church, but few want to be the recipients of evaluation, whether the evaluation is fair or not. However, this is not limited to the church. Even in secular […]

12: Evaluating Witnessing & Evangelism – Teaching Plan

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Key Thought : Our work for God needs to be evaluated in regards to the timing of the three angel’s messages for these last days.


[Teaching Plan for Evaluating Witnessing and Evangelism June 18, 2012]

1. Have a volunteer read I Timothy 3:1-17.

A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
B. Why is it important to evaluate our leadership and keep them to high standards?
C. Personal Application: How would you evaluate […]

11: Let the Church Know – Thought Starters

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My first job after graduating from Walla Walla College was in the public relations department of the General Conference. Now, nearly 50 years later, I am self-employed. I joke about how far I’ve fallen in my career, but it is a joke.

One of my main tasks at the “GC” was helping to produce a periodical called Tell.” Its purpose was to share with local church members where and how ministers and church members had enjoyed success in their […]

11: Let the Church Know – Teaching Plan

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Key Thought : Reporting on our witnessing efforts helps to encourage others, plan for the future, and glorify God in what He has done through us.


[Teaching plan for Let the Church Know June 11, 2012]

1. Have a volunteer read Acts 4:13,14,23.

A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
B. Why is it important to share our witnessing experiences with the church?.
C. Personal Application: How important is Scripture in your […]

10: A Love Response – Thought Starters


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Melody and Stewart Part 2

“Good morning, class,” Stewart said after the general greetings and opening prayer had been shared. “We’re going to do something today we’ve never done before.” He looked around. “Let’s start with Matthew 18:19 and 20.” Bible pages rustled as class members turned to the required text.

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations.”

“Who goes?” Stewart asked.

“We all do,” several said.