Contributed on Oct 6, 2009
The Biblical overview of the GPS emphasis of reaching North America for Christ.
GPS – “God’s Plan for Sharing” John 4:1-42 * GPS! Most of us are familiar with these initials. In our modern day world, many in this room have a GPS in their automobile. I “may” look into one now that it is possible to have a “man’s” voice giving directions. ‘Nuff said! * Think about the ...read more
Contributed on Oct 12, 2009
The second in a 5 part series on the NAMB plan "GPS-God’s Plan for Sharing"
GPS – “God’s Plan for Sharing” Stage 1: “Prayer” Matthew 17:14-17 * In John 4, Jesus said, “Open your eyes and see the field, for they are ripe for harvest.” Today, the NAMB gives us the same call, “Open your eyes & see the fields, for they are ripe for harvest.” * Last Sunday evening, I ...read more
Contributed on Oct 18, 2009
The third in the GPS (God’s Plan for Sharing)series and calls us to engage the culture.
GPS – Stage 2 ENGAGE John 6:4-14 * For much of my life I have been a trekkie! (That is, someone who follows the “Star Trek” saga). I was truly upset in 1969 when the original series was canceled and was excited when Deb & I went to see the First Movie in 1979. However, In 1987 I was a huge fan ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2009
The fourth message in the "God’s Plan for Sharing" series. Sowning the seed is important.
GPS Stage 3: Sowing Galatians 6:7-10 * As a youngster I well remember moving into our new house in Purvis, MS. We had a fairly large backyard as ‘in-town’ back yards go. Every spring my dad would take about 30%-40% of the backyard, break it up with a hand driven plow, row it off, and plant a ...read more
Contributed on Nov 9, 2009
The last Message in the GPS series. Harvest is critical.
GPS Stage 4: Harvest Mark 4:26-29 * The word ‘harvest’ means much less today than it did in times past. Think about the First Thanksgiving. Our High School history text and class taught us that the first feast, while not particularly called “Thanksgiving”, was a celebration of the crops being ...read more