Statistics show that only 2 out of 10 Christians are involved in some type of discipleship activity. Why should this statistic be so alarming? Jesus commanded all believers to make disciples. “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” (Matt.
We must learn to view all school subjects as ways to learn more about God, the sovereign Creator of all things. We cannot make God (the Bible, church, etc.) a separate dispensation in our educational quest.
“Man needs redemption through grace in Christ in order to become an effective and constructive dominion bearer and to know facts in their true condition as God-created and God-dependent facts.” – James Nickel
Adapted from Student Led Cell Groups: Nothing short of a Revolution to fit an outdoor adventure ministry
Published in Youthworker Magazine, September/October, 1998
By Ted M. Stump
The idea behind cell groups is to get more people involved and train others for the ministry. Our purpose statement is “Using Creation To Build The Church.” God is continually revealing ways that we can build the next generation for ministry.
When I think of our survival course, I am amazed at what a beautiful picture it is of our faith in Christ, and the spiritual warfare we face everyday. “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness” (James 1:2-3).
The Lymphatic System, the medical term for our immune system, filters out harmful substances from the blood and body. Lymph nodes are a gathering of lymph glands at strategic places in the body.