Guest Post By Paul Laso
In an age of individualism, relative thought, and pluralism, there could never be a greater need for an authoritative Word. Reliable information is a disappearing luxury in our society.
We live in the height of information: News Apps, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blogs, and countless television channels.
Where can we find a credible source of reliable and authoritative information? If you were to begin your search you’d quickly realize that taking in today’s information is like standing in front of an open fire hydrant. Or like standing in crowd being pulled in what seems like every direction.
Where do you go?
Where do you start? Read More
Recently (see Part 1), I shared three of the seven keys to Dynamic Gospel Relationships found in I Thessalonians 2. Here are the remaining keys found in the passage.
4. Share the Gospel firmly.
11 For you know how, like a father with his children, 12 we exhorted each one of you and encouraged you and charged you to walk in a manner worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory. (1 Thessalonians 2: 11-12) ESV
There are times when we must nurture new believers gently, but there are other times when we must exhort and encourage them with firmness.
Notice the contrast between the gentleness of a nursing mother and the firmness of a father. Paul and his co-workers did both. They ministered with strength and gentleness. The seasoned Gospel worker knows the difference of when to be strong, and when to be gentle! Read More