Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Evangelism Team

From the mid-70s to the mid-80s I was a member of a church with a membership of around 1200.  There were fifteen of us on the Evangelism Team. We were trained in Evangelism Explosion and on Monday nights we would … Continue reading

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Go Purple Part 5: The Third “S”

The third and final “S” in this faith sharing shema stands for soul as in “We have a Soul Problem.”  The human soul or spirit is eternal and this raises all sorts of questions.  Where will be the soul be? … Continue reading

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Go Purple Part 4: The Second “S”

The second “S” in our faith sharing schema stands for self as in “We have a Self Problem.” This speaks to our need for identity and purpose – who am I and why am I here?  We want to be … Continue reading

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Go Purple Part 3: The First “S”

Have I mentioned that the wristband is purple?  Purple is a royal color and represents the fact that Jesus Christ is the King of kings and the Lord of lords.  As such He reigns over all things and all people. … Continue reading

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Go Purple Part 2: WDJD?

It happened to be a Saturday evening when all the ties at Belk’s were on sale.  That proved fortuitous as I was preaching the next day at a church in Gastonia, NC, and I would be following that church’s protocol by … Continue reading

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