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  • joshua shared from A Guide To Biblical Manhood by Randy Stinson, Dan Dumas
    Challenges that can stretch you now prepare you for greater challenges later. God may have already brought challenges your way for this very purpose. If you haven’t been stretched and cultivated for Goliath moments, however, there is value in seeking opportunities now to kill a lion or bear.
  • joshua shared from Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson
    As Goethe wisely said so long ago, "If we treat people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming."
  • joshua shared from Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson
    We all slip into the trap of being so busy in our Christian circles that we lose touch with the unbelieving world. But we will never be able to relate to or impact unbelievers if we don't take the time to reach out and develop relationships with them.
  • joshua shared from Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson
    But reaching our communities is not going to happen without some intentional effort on our part. We can't just walk through status quo days and assume that the people who are already in our churches are going to be filled with a passion to reach others for Jesus. We have to make a concerted decision to put time and energy into influencing those countless people beyond our doors. They need us.
  • joshua shared from Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson
    "to evangelize is to so present Christ Jesus, in the power of the Holy Spirit, that men shall come to put their trust in God through Him, to accept Him as their Savior, serve him as their King in the fellowship of His church."'
    Note: what is evangelism
  • joshua shared from The Spiritual Man by Watchman Nee
    Beloved, let us turn our hearts once again to our Father, cast ourselves upon His bosom by faith and draw from Him His life. Let us confess anew that we are poor but He is rich, that we have nothing but He has everything. Except we are given grace we are but defenseless sinners. May we thank Him with gratitude in our hearts, for the Lord Jesus has given us grace.