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  • Weekly Snapshots

    Weekly Snapshots

    Years ago when I was just starting out in teaching an adult Bible class, I was asking an experienced pastor about his follow up practices for his class as I was trying to develop my own follow up routines. I am definitely still learning but I wanted to share some habits I have developed that […]

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  • The Autopsy of a Deceased Class

    The Autopsy of a Deceased Class

    If we could read the autopsy report of a deceased class, I believe we would discover several reasons why the class took its last breath. Here are 10 reasons classes decline and ultimately die. They forgot their mission The autopsy would reveal the fact that the class had been operating in neglect of its purpose. […]

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  • Enrolling New Believers in Discipleship

    Enrolling New Believers in Discipleship

    Enrolling New Believers in Discipleship Helping Young Christians Become Grounded in Their Faith Of course we all want every new believer to enroll in discipleship, but we also want to make sure they are committed to it. When a person enrolls who is not committed, it can cause the discipler to feel frustrated that he […]

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  • Resolved

    Resolved

    Please read the excerpt below from Jonathan Edwards.  I pray it will help, challenge and encourage you as it did me. Being sensible that I am unable to do anything without God’s help, I do humbly entreat Him, by His grace, to enable me to keep these Resolutions, so far as they are agreeable to […]

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  • The Routines of an Effective Care Group Leader

    The Routines of an Effective Care Group Leader

    God is doing many exciting things at Lancaster Baptist Church, where I have the joy of leading our educational ministries. Every day, I have the privilege of working with some of God’s choicest servants. As I examine what works and what classes are growing, I am ever reminded of the importance of developing lasting relationships. […]

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