Mobilizing laity for ministry by michael j christensen abebooks. Previous index next equipping the saints for ministry the practical necessity introduction 1. Sermon outlines equipping the saints for ministry the. In its initial formation, its preservation and transmittal, in its translation, proclamation and in its effects impact on history and effect of life changes, it is the most profound and impactful document of all time. Equipping the saints expositional bible teaching on radio and. Equipping the saints is a study guide that uses scripture to teach the student the basic orthodox doctrines of christianity. Copeland equipping the saints for ministry 3 equipping the saints for ministry the providential necessity introduction 1. That cant be done in a single article, or even a single book, for that. Equipping the saints rev ian greig an approach to ministry. And he gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of christ.
Dave comes out of a 50year background with the navigators, who specialize in the area of disciple making. In 2009 the lord gave jerry instruction for a series of courses titled equipping the saints. The job of a leader is to equip their followers to serve others and to empower growth and maturity. If i am in a mens ministry group, i will probably have to read a book called 10 ways to be a better christian man or how to be a better christian husband. Equipping the saints for ministry the providential necessity. Equipping the saints course content vervie i t he equipping the saints course consists of nine books covering eleven major subject areas essential to growth and discipleship in the christian life. With the word logos denotes the essential word of god, jesus christ, the personal wisdom and power in union with god, his minister in creation and government of the universe, the cause of all the. For the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of christ eph.
Equipping the saints serving evangelical christian ministries worldwide since 1991. To establish and extend the church, there must be evangelizing, empowering, and equipping. Unfortunately, far too many in the lords church today feel the work of ministry which includes teaching the lost outside of the body, and strengthening the saints. Equipping the saints for ministry executable outlines.
Try to imagine how well a clock or a watch built by a master craftsman would work if even one internal component were missing just one small gear. Our goal is to build up believers in jesus christ through the teaching of the bible and the proclamation of the gospel. For 12 years dave was their national director in singapore. That the goal of those so employed is to equip the saints for ministry ep 4. If we wish to be a light for the lord in our community, we must develop our ability to shine b. Paul recognized this when he described his role as equipping the saints eph.
Equipping the saints homepage, equipping, the, saints, homepage. May 16, 2020 and he gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of christ. Equipping the saints ets is a nonprofit organization helping ministries find the resources they need to complete the work god. Equipping the saints with the word sermon by william ellis. Equipping provide with something for a specific purpose. David dawson is the founder and director of equipping. The gifts christ gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelist, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for the building up the body of christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the son of god, to maturity. These courses are designed to help christians learn practical steps to go forward in their relationship with god and in their service to god. They provide a clear and balanced perspective on the current restoration of apostles and apostolic ministry to. The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of christ. Dawson ets ministries 4006 walnut street greenville, tx 75401.
Equipping the saints is a division of declan weir productions, the premiere producer of catholic events in the united states. Equipping the saints provides a theological basis for the destruction of the concept of laity people who have ministry done for them to call all people to become clergy ministers. Thanks be to god for the spirit that guides and sustains us in what we do. Equipping the saints is available in multiple languages and can be purchased in an adult or youth edition. David dawson is the founder and director of equipping the saints ministries ets. This page is intentionally left blank to indicate the inside of the front cover page.
Please tell us how the lord is using this ministry in your life. A simple study of the word equip, as used by paul in ephesians chapter 4, reveals four tools that are essential for preparing saints for service. Having just completed five years as a bivocational minister, i wanted to share resources to help timestrapped preachers, church planters, and young pastors. Equipping the saints expositional bible teaching on. When we know how much we hate being taken advantage of, manipulated, intimidated, wrongly accused, verbally or physically abused, gossiped about, ridiculed, or rejected, why do we treat others in these ways. Each course includes a workbook and video teachings for each session. Ken klaus, speaker emeritus of the lutheran hour carol tobias, president of national right to life. Equipping the saints paperback september 1, 1998 by sara covin juengst author visit amazons sara covin juengst page. Equipping the saints 1 1 equipping the saints for the work of ministry the necessity of equipping the saints part 1 introduction. If we wish to be salt that he can use, we must develop our flavor 2. The actual function of a pastor is not to preach or counsel or administrate. The church must be preaching the gospel, it must be empowered through gods spirit, and pastorteachers must be equipping the saints for the work of the ministry. Accomplished primarily through teaching, equipping pastors seek to lead the entire church to maturity through the spiritual growth of every believer col. Equipping the saints is a community of believers who are building each other up in the way of the lords spirit, love and truth.
The message of the word of god is too important to just talk about it. These subjects are layered throughout the various c ourses so that a student is normally working on at. If in a small home group atmosphere, i may be asked to read a book that every small group is reading to keep the message consistent throughout the body or read articles that. Equipping the saints pittsburgh theological seminary. And so there is the providential necessity for us to be concerned about equipping the saints for ministry a. Equipping the younger saints for parents and teachers. Copeland hundreds of free sermon outlines and bible study materials available for online browsing and downloading. But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in christ jesus. Equipping the saints 2 3 according to the effective working by which every part does its share b. In order to understand how to equip the saints for works of service, i propose that we need to first understand that this journey will not just be just an intellectual journey, but a journey of the heart, a journey of our emotions, a journey of experiencing our faith, a. It does suffer from some age, though especially the chapter on using technology in ministry.
These gifts are such functions as apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, teachers. Discipleship requires a relationship because equipping the saints is far. The mission of equipping the saints is to help churches and mission organizations to train ordinary lay people. Dear brothers and sisters in the lord, it was only last saturday during the emu conference at creek road presbyterian church which i attended that the speaker made a comment to this effect. Equipping the saints expositional bible teaching on radio. Equipping the saints discipler training international. The equipping the saints ets ministry was birthed in 2005 with the intent of helping saints to grow in their christian life and walk and to prepare them for fruitful deeds of service. The mission of equipping the saints is to help churches and mission organizations to train ordinary lay people to do the work of ministry and to edify the body of christ as instructed in ephesians 4. Christensen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. When we know the right thing to do, why do we do what is wrong. He took a team of 15 disciples and taught them how to balance the great commandment to love. Equipping the saints for ministry, then, is an important function of those who serve as evangelists, pastors, and teachers.
This study guide is great for individuals and group study. The study guide will take you through a 15 week in depth look at basic doctrines of our faith. Equipping the saints discipler training international frank meitz evan gannon. I eventually came on staff with a local church and served for 7. Five pillars of the apostolic, apostolic purity and apostolic reformation is a trilogy of books written on the apostolic. I was preaching in a church a few months ago and the pastor introduced me with this is an anointed man of god, he laid hands on someone in his church last week who was instantly. Discipleship is the ministry that equips the followers of jesus to do the work of the ministry. Training and equipping the saints paperback january 1, 1977 by donald a abdon author see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
This document provides basic materials and assignments for the equipping the saints course foundations 202. Ampc his intention was the perfecting and the full equipping of the saints his consecrated people, that they should do the work of. A work of completion is in hand, which must be fulfilled see ver. Throughout the christian centuries, no principle of church life has proved more revolutionaryand more bitterly fought. Cover front developing leadership book 4a equipping the.
In our previous lesson, we made the following observations. Equipping the saints book onea disciple lesson plan outside reading and other assignments ministry and bible study book topic memory 11 perspective ephesians 4. Turn with me again to ephesians chapter 4 where we will pick up our study again in verse 12. Mondayfriday 95 est saturday 10 am 1 pm est find us on facebook. That such gifts included such functions as evangelist, pastors, teachers ep 4. The saints those who have come to a saving knowledge of jesus christ. Equipping the saints adult edition complete series retail price. Affections of saints, supremely set on god psalms 42. Equipping the saints for ministry from the executable outlines series by mark a. Equipping the saints for service faithlife sermons.
County line baptist church crystal springs, ms september 2014. Four courses are divided into eight books containing eight lessons each 64 lessons in total. Unfortunately, far too many in the lords church today feel the work of ministry which includes teaching the lost outside of the body, and strengthening the saints within the body is a job best left to socalled. If what is written in this book is correct, god has began a powerful work in present day saints, the church of jesus. Equipping the saints for the ministry chula vista books. Nov 25, 2009 my passion for equipping the saints to do the work of jesus has led to me writing a book on the subject available from our church website, pm me if you want details. Equipping the saints is a division of declan weir productions, the premiere producer of catholic events in the united. Brenda was involved in several ministrieswomens praise team, special touch, hospitalityhelps, home fellowships, to mention a few. And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the son of god, to mature manhood. Minutes, rolls, records, statistics, polity, the book of order, roberts rules of order, etc. Even if you have been a clerk for a while, there is always more to learn. This is a personal webspace where i set out the kind of philosophy i bring to christian ministry. Ken klaus, speaker emeritus of the lutheran hour carol tobias, president of national right to life dr. My passion for equipping the saints to do the work of jesus has led to me writing a book on the subject available from our church website, pm me if you want details.
For me, it is an ongoing discussion where god is showing me new things and shaping me and growing me continually so this is at best a snapshot of this point in time. Popular saints books showing 150 of 2,505 story of a soul. The chapters in this edited book are helpful in balancing conceptual ideas with ontheground practical experience. To order equipping the saints in any language other than english, please call 903. May 17, 2020 and he gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of christ. The day of the saints by bill hamon is highly recommended for those who want to prepare themselves to participate in a great move of god before the return of jesus christ. I originally began in april 1996 under the name the sermon source.822 538 968 547 925 834 442 381 316 328 1360 1564 768 1438 615 1502 333 844 551 216 505 919 847 1437 341 1299 1514 171 548 157 1076 312 52 565 172