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Feasting CRISIS

We sense peace and stability when food in the house suffices to feed the family. Birds sense the same, too! Similarly, pandemic experiences drive home to Ivorians that churches using Community Health Evangelism (CHE) and Discovery Bible Studies (DBS) disseminate truth in culture more effectively. The peace and stability of Shalom reign in real life.

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Phone a Friend

Several trainers in our home town continue meeting in small groups. They follow government guidelines for social distancing, wearing masks, and cancel or divide gatherings of more than ten people. A regional pastor informed us that his whole church has begun using DBS all over their village. It is their means to continue meeting for prayer and study these days.

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Leadership LEAP

Recent lifestyle adjustments due to COVID-19 remind us of two things: change is a constant, and, never let a crisis go to waste without thinking of how to improve the future. Such thinking may seem audacious to some, but . . . Audacity is a leadership quality summarized in the LEAP acronym (i.e. love, edge, audacity, and proofs).

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Ministry Metaphor

The Two-Way Street

Ministry is a two-way street. Sometimes the road is not well-traveled, and even a bit narrow, but it is still bi-directional. Jesus walks it with us. Sometimes, we walk it with Jesus. The latter tends to go better. Two Discovery Bible Study groups have started. Two more are on tap, and maybe a fifth. Some friends on the Way are getting a little happier and because of their closer walk with Jesus.

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Duty or Delight?

Sabbath rests allow for the percolation of ideas that prove invaluable for the future of all. The Creator wove our need for Sabbath into human DNA. The times of reflection let us adapt through life-giving, truth-spreading worship (John 4). Our supposed “fixes” by working harder, physically resting longer, or growing in social influence do not match the enduring remedy of God.

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