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The pages here are not sermons, but rather other things that might be helpful for you in your ministry.
Salvation Study is a Bible study that I started working on when I was doing youth work. It is the same study I used with my sons when they started questioning their standing with God. I wanted to make sure they were in the Scriptures finding out what God has done for them, and their respoonse to God's amazing grace.
Seven Guidelines For Growth are a set of principles that I have adapted for the Greenbrier Family. I got the skeleton for these ideas from a retreat that I was able to attend with Dale Jenkins and several other ministers in Pigeon Forge.
Pre-martial Counseling Before I marry any couple I like to get to know them better and hopefully give them a chance to talk about something they would not have talked about if we hadn't met. I have included the material I use and I hope it will be helpful for you.
Learning to Lead in Worship is a class I teach in our congregation. I got the idea for this class while working with Jerrie Barber. The material is original with him and I have made adaptations where I thought necessary.
Moving Principles is a collection of reflections made during the moving process. The idea to write these thoughts down were orginally Jerrie Barber's but as I have moved I made several changes and additions to his orginal work. I hope that this will help you if you are ever faced with the difficult prospect of finding a new Church Family to work with.
Dreamer Meetings happen when I begin a new work. I like to take some time to talk with the Church Family because I believe that it is importiant to spend some time being open and honest with one another. I want to help the church dream of what God can do through our congergation, if we are only willing to follow where He leads. There are four meetings