09: Releasing Into Ministry – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : All church members have a field of labor where they may utilize their spiritual gifts in ministry.   [Teaching Plan for Releasing Into Ministry May 28, 2012]  1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 7:17-20. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. … [Click to read more …]

08: Equipping for Evangelism & Witnessing – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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[Thought questions for Equipping for Evangelism and Witnessing May 23, 2012] 1. Good deeds. If all that is good is of God, what do you make of the statement in the quarterly that good deeds can be performed apart from Jesus Christ? Is that possible? What about equipping someone else for a witnessing or evangelistic program? … [Click to read more …]

08: Equipping For Evangelism & Witnessing – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : We can learn to be equipped for evangelism by direct instruction, observation, participation, and cooperation together with fellow church members.   [Teaching Plan for “Equipping for Evangelism and Witnessing” May 21, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 11:4-6. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main … [Click to read more …]

07: Corporate Evangelism and Witnessing – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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STORY “I don’t like the word ‘corporate’ in the title of our Sabbath school lesson about witnessing,” Beth complained. “Why not?” Her husband Matt rubbed his chin. “Because it makes it sound like evangelism is big business.” “And you think that evangelism is little business?” “No, not really. I just don’t think that God expects us … [Click to read more …]

07: Corporate Evangelism & Witnessing – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Under the direction of the Holy Spirit to set goals, plan, and evaluate our witnessing and evangelistic progress, we can draw together in mutual support.   [Teaching Plan for “Corporate Evangelism and Witnessing” May 14, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Timothy 2:2. A. Ask class members to share a short … [Click to read more …]

06: Personal Evangelism & Witnessing – thought starters
Joyce Griffith

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A Prediciament Are any of the following involved in personal evangelism?1 Judy is sitting at her desk at home signing cards to send to children in the primary division for their birthdays. Matthew is working on a stubborn computer to get it to run again for an equally stubborn old man who lives down the road. Susan … [Click to read more …]

06: Personal Evangelism & Witnessing – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : A personal witness is a testimony to invite others to take a closer look at the difference that God has made in our lives.   [Teaching Plan for “Personal Evangelism and Witnessing” May 7, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 4:13,14. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on … [Click to read more …]

05: Sequential Evangelism & Witnessing – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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Another Fairly Reliable (FR) Fable Once upon a time, towards the end of the post-Millerate era of zeal, a seed was planted. Perhaps it was in a small church made of rough boards hewn to fit a frame on a concrete block. Perhaps it was in a barn big enough to accommodate a few hundred believers. Wherever … [Click to read more …]