Reloaded [3]

More resources from recent Training Wednesdays: Bible timeline What’s Best Next Crazy Busy, Crazy Lazy Personal Organisation Youth ministry [Previously: Sessions 1-2; Sessions 3-4] Conversation TeamiServe Africa is an indigenous Kenyan gospel-driven organisation that exists to promote faithful Bible teaching and servant leadership.

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AICMAR Annual School of Preaching

Thanking God for a good time in Butere. Especially profitable evening sessions dealing with nitty gritty issues of pastoral ministry. Great to hear a bishop giving us his theme verse, “We preach Christ crucified” and challenging us, “Which is more important to you, your denomination or Christ and being a Christian?” Here are some of the notes and relevant links: Sermon Preparation Toolkit What, Why and How Do We Preach? Preaching through the…

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Reloaded [2]

Had a great time yesterday with the 2nd years. Here are the notes and links in connection to the last couple of weeks of Training Wednesdays: Biblical Theology (sessions 3 & 4) The warning passages in Hebrews (Lee Gatiss) Personality & Ministry How to get things done: time, energy & mission (Tim Challies) Daily workflow (Matt Perman) Being wise on social media Conversation TeamiServe Africa is an indigenous Kenyan gospel-driven…

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Kingdom-minded

There is a command of the Lord in Luke’s Gospel that I find breathtaking. “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest.” (Luke 10:2) There are almost as many surprising things in this verse as there are words. But just to chose one: The call to be Kingdom-minded The prayer Jesus wants is for more workers to…

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Why focus on graduates?

God uses illiterate fisherman and shepherds and farmers. God chooses the weak and foolish things of this world to shame the strong and wise. God is not approached by diplomas and degrees. So why focus missions mobilisation on those graduating from university? Isn’t it elitist? One answer would be turn the question around and ask, is it not concerning that such a tiny number of Christian graduates are going into pastoral ministry?…

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Recruiting now for December 2015

The main iServe Africa apprenticeship programme intake is in the middle of the year ready to start in September but we also have a smaller intake at the end of the year ready to serve for the coming calendar year. We already have some good quality church placements lined up and now we’re looking for godly, servant-hearted young graduates who are keen to serve the Lord in his harvest field and…

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