1. There is approximately 11 inches of snow. 2. In 3 days, there will be 5 loved ones here from Philadelphia. 3. In 29 days, there will 2 Montana girls in Philadelphia. See you all soon! Love, Darla Maxine
Science of Ministry Ephesians 4:11-12 "And He gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors, and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of body of Christ..."
Skeletal = Apostles: 1 Corinthians 3:11, 9:1
- One who is sent out on a mission. - Have a governing ministry.
Nervous = Prophets: 1 Corinthians 14:3
- One who speaks for God. - Have a guiding ministry.
Digestive = Evangelist: 2 Timothy 4:5
- Bearer of Good News. - Has a gathering ministry
Circulatory = Pastor: John 10:10-14
- Giving the Word by feeding, caring, and protecting. (Shepherd, Elder, Overseer) - Is a guarding ministry.
- Is a grounding ministry. God has gifted men to the body of Christ to equip the saints for the work of the ministry. - Equip: To train up, to set a bone, to mend a net, to restore a life. Perfecting. "To make one, what he ought to be." - Ministry: Servant "You don't group to be a saint, you grow up to be a servant."
Why the church exists: 1. Exalt God - Growing love for Him 2. Edify His people - Live to imitate Him 3. Evangelize the unsaved - Lead people to Him "Upreach - Inreach - Outreach"
"The goal is NOT to build a big church, but to build big people with big hearts for the world."
Are you a lost person? You need Jesus. Are you a saint? God wants you to become a servant. Are you a servant? Then GO and SERVE.
- Respond. Participate NOT Procrastinate
"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." Galatians 6:9