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New Lumin software delivers educational solutions in Majority World
Right back in the early days of the Internet, MAF (Missionary Aviation Fellowship) were digital pioneers, and continue to develop innovative solutions that meet the needs of the Majority World. Last year, we featured their Estante Phone app. They are now excited to release a free software product called Lumin which will enable teaching and discipleship through mobiles phones or computers.
Rub It In - #6774
What did you read today? What are you doing differently because of it? When God says meditate on it, what does that mean? Does that mean you stare into space blankly, kind of an Eastern mysticism thing? Not at all! You think about something you read in the Bible until you have made a connection between what you read and something you're going to face today.
Mobile phones and Christian ministry in Africa
Mobiles have become transformative across Africa. It is an amazing story. Any plan for evangelism or discipleship in Africa, which does not integrate mobile phones at some level, is severely handicapped.
Discover Your Gifts Leader's Guide
This five-session interactive course helps people identify their spiritual gifts to use in building up the church and kingdom of Christ in this world. Each participant also fills out a gift-discovery survey in the student book or online.
True Woman: Teaching the Resurrection to Tiny Hearts and Minds
Several weeks ago, my three-year-old son, Eli came home from church brokenhearted. After several moments of crying we finally pried out what was troubling him. “I want . . .” sob, sob, “Jesus to give me,” sob, sob, “my heart back” he wailed.
Who's Feeding You? - #6309
The foundation of a relationship with Jesus Christ comes down to you and Jesus, alone in a room. You with a Bible in your hands digging out your personal word for today from the Word of God.
Don't use insider Christian religious jargon
Three funny but serious video clips highlight the importance of avoiding 'Christianese' jargon.
Adult learning principles: how people learn effectively including in Christian environment
How best do people learn? It is an interesting question with some fascinating answers, because it has a high degree of relevance to effective Christian communication of the Gospel. Until relatively recently, all teaching strategies were developed for children. But now, considerable research has been done on the best ways to teach adults effectively. Indeed it is a subject that can itself be studied at undergraduate or postgraduate levels.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc. - A Brand New Daddy - #8297 | Radio Program | A Life That Matters
Little Scotty really wanted to play with his dad, and his dad really wanted to read his massive Sunday paper. Well, Scotty kept tapping on the newspaper, and finally Scotty’s dad had an idea: he tore out a page of the paper that had a map of the world. He tore it into puzzle pieces and he said, “As soon as you put this picture together, I’ll play with you.” Two minutes later his son shows up with the picture together. He said, “Scotty, how did you put this picture of the whole world together so fast?” He said, “Daddy, it was easy. There was a picture of a man on the other side. If you put the man together right, the world goes together just fine.”
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc. - Every Dad's a Builder - #8296 | Radio Program | A Life That Matters
In the course of our ministry on Indian reservations, we met a precious grandmother who told us a memorable story. Her grandmother had been forced out of the village she lived in because she gave her heart to Christ. That meant her grandfather had to build a house down in the valley below the village, and here’s how he did it. Each day as he returned from work, he’d pick up a big rock and bring it home to help build that house.