The Word for the Week: DISCIPLESHIP

The Word for the Week: DISCIPLESHIP

We hear a lot about discipleship these days. Churches have discipleship classes and sponsor conferences on discipleship. Also a number of books have been written on discipleship. Here in our verse is a concise and excellent statement about discipleship. There are three factors that are vital in discipleship.  The first factor is Fervency. The text says it was "Straightway." This word means to do something immediately. If you are going to be a good disciple of Jesus Christ you must be diligent not slow. Discipleship requires promptness in doing your duty.

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The Word for the Week: REVITILIZATION

The Word for the Week: REVITILIZATION

Revitalization is the action of instilling something with new life and vitality. According to recent research conducted by the Rainer Group, 9 out of 10 (90%) churches in America need revitalization. They are either declining (finances, attendance and morale) or growing more slowly than the communities in which, they are located. In other words, most churches are losing ground in their communities.

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THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

As we prepare to enter a brand-new year of life, Sister Stewart and I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every member of Greater Mt. Sinai Baptist Church for “sharing all good things” with us in your prayers, love, friendship, encouragement, support, Christmas gifts, cards, well wishes and generous love offerings (Galatians 6:6). 

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