A pdf document containing the classic exposition of Acts 17 by D.A. Carson. It provides valuable insight into Paul's evangelistic ministry with pluralist philosophers in Athens on Mars Hill.
A sample written faith story following the "chronological sequence" pattern.
Coloring sheets for the 100 Bible events in The Roots of Faith Bible courses. FREE download.
Author: Tim Keller. The subtitle is "Leading the Secular to Christ." Every culture hostile to Christianity holds to a set of "common sense" beliefs that automatically make Christianity seem implausible to people. These are what philosophers call "defeater beliefs." Keller explains how to deconstruct non-Christian beliefs that must be overcome before an unbeliever will accept core beliefs of the Christian faith.
This document contains more than 100 ideas for initiating entry level conversations in order to begin the worldview onion peeling process.
A leader's guide for using The Story of Hope with ESL (English as Second Language) students. Intermediate to Advanced level of ESL - not for beginner ESL students. Based on the North American English (not Global English) version of The Story of Hope.
A blank template page for people who want to work on developing their personal faith stories.
A free instructor's guide for leading a group of students through Gaining Ground with Good Soil. Includes a wide variety of creative and interactive teaching methods. Great for Sunday school classes or small group Bible studies. August 2012 version.
A free PowerPoint presentation to be used in conjunction with the Gaining Ground with Good Soil Leader's Guide. Contains 31 beautifully designed slides. August 2012 version.
A free guide for personal study of Gaining Ground with Good Soil. Ideal resource for those who are not able to attend a Good Soil seminar, but who want to gain optimal benefit from reading the book. August 2012 Version.
A free set of teaching resources to be used in conjunction with the Leader's Guide for Gaining Ground with Good Soil. Resources designed to make class learning more enjoyable and more effective. August 21012 Version.
This article addresses the question whether the woman’s ‘seed’ in Genesis 3:15 is an individual (as LXX interprets) or her posterity, by an empirical study of how Biblical Hebrew used its pronouns and verb inflections when they are associated with zera‘, ‘seed’, when it has the nuance ‘offspring’. Syntactically Genesis 3:15 exhibits the pattern found when zera‘ refers to an individual. The article concludes with some suggestions for following the exegetical consequences of this syntactical result.
This document was written to clarify some misconceptions that a person might have regarding Good Soil Evangelism and Discipleship in general, and concerning some of the concepts taught in the Good Soil seminar in particular.
This is a .pdf file of the Good Soil E&D scale that appears on page 3 of the Good Soil seminar workbook. This scale is the “heart” of the Good Soil training material.
Using the variables of (1) Good Soil Training and Resources available and (2) Self-Sustainability, this is a four-quadrant matrix to illustrate four possible types of international Good Soil Ministries.
An editable document for customizing bulletin inserts for local church Good Soil seminars. Designed for printing on office copiers-printers.
GrowthStories is a first steps discipleship tool that can be used with secondary oral learners or that can be adapted and used with primary oral learners. The stories themselves, the interactive re-telling activities, and the format are conducive to helping newly saved Millennials grow in their new-found faith. With adaptations, the principles will work with tribal people as well. Such important topics as assurance, prayer, Bible study, the Spirit-controlled life, evangelism, the local church, and more are developed through telling Bible events. The "Growing with God" section allows you to help motivated disciples to dig deeper.
La guía del mentor para llevar un nuevo creyente por las 10 lecciones del estudio de discipulado, El Camino al gozo (Edición de 2010 de 32 páginas), La guía tiene 63 páginas.
Lyrics (in Spanish) for the 13 songs from Kids Sing The Story of Hope CD.
Lyrics for Kids Worship the God of the Big Story. These songs teach kids about worship, specifically how to worship the God of the Big Story whom they are encountering in Bible study. For example, kids learn God is transcendent yet immanent.
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