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In Discipling the Nations we must fulfill both aspects of the Great Commission, the evangelistic mandate (to redeem man) and the cultural mandate (to redeem the earth).

Link: http://providencefoundation.com/store/products.php?section=3&categoryid=12

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In Discipling the Nations we must fulfill both aspects of the Great Commission, the evangelistic mandate (to redeem man) and the cultural mandate (to redeem the earth).

Link: http://providencefoundation.com/store/products.php?section=3&categoryid=12

In Must The Sun Set On The West,  Vishal Mangalwadi, India’s foremost Christian intellectual, examines how the West became just, free, and prosperous compared to the rest of the world and concludes that the Bible is the soul of Western Civilization.

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The power of the gospel to transform individual lives has been clearly evident throughout New Testament history. But what of the darkness and poverty that enslave entire cultures, even nations? Have Christians underestimated the power of God’s truth to transform entire societies?

In Discipling Nations, Darrow Miller builds a powerful and convincing thesis that God’s truth not only breaks the spiritual bonds of sin and death, but can free whole societies from deception and poverty. Discipling Nations will challenge, reenergize, and equip Christians everywhere who labor to see “His Kingdom come, His will be done.”

“The world is looking for scientific, medical and economic solutions to the Goliaths of our day such as Poverty, HIV/AIDS and Ideological Conflict. However, I am convinced that the real solution is found in a changed mind that will usher people into new attitudes, behaviors and structures. The Disciple Nations Alliance offers a church-based solution capable of combating the Goliaths and transforming nations.” Gary Edmonds

Experience the life-changing, paradigm-expanding teaching that has impacted thousands of Christians worldwide! Now on DVD is the entire Vision Conference as presented by Disciple Nations Alliance co-founders and master trainers, Bob Moffitt and Darrow L. Miller. These five DVD disks contain more than 20 hours of teaching designed to help Christians practice a wholistic, incarnational ministry in their own communities!

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No country is too poor, to filled with crime, too divided by war, or too dark to be changed. God has given us basic principles that are keys to every problem we face in the twenty-first century. The answers lie between the covers of one book – the Bible.

 The Book That Transforms Nations demonstrates how, together, we can use the Bible to change the whole world. Loren Cunningham’s fifty years of ministry have taken him to the world’s poorest and neediest as well as to kings and presidents. Here he offers a solid reason to hope and work for a better future.

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The Old Testament Template Landa Cope

Are you wondering why the Christian faith has become weak and ineffectual in dealing with issues of politics, economics, beauty, the family and daily issues of life?

Throughout history, people of faith have thought and acted in ways that influenced communities and nations affecting development of public education, worker’s rights, economic development, the concept of a free press, help for the victimized and disenfranchised.  Martin Luther is recorded to have said that a gospel that does not deal with the issues of the day is not the Gospel at all.  Within these pages you’ll discover the Biblical thinking that addresses the issues of the 21st century in an effective and redemptive way.

Landa Cope has put the challenge of the principles of The Old Testament Template to leaders in politics, business, and church on every continent of the world.  Now you can discover how a vital, relevant, and effective Biblical Christianity can bring a righteous influence back into the public arena.

Landa Cope is committed to presenting a Biblical perspective on the professions as well as a comprehensive Biblical approach to issues in the public forum.  She is the Founding International Dean of the College of Communication for Youth with a Mission’s University of the Nations and is the Director of a University of the Nations campus near Geneva, Switzerland.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Education and a Master’s degree in Humanities and International Studies, and is also the author of Clearly Communicating Christ, a book focused on Jesus-style communication.

Product Details Paperback, 205 pages Published by The Template Institute Press, 2006

The entire book is available on line at:

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The Reformation Manifesto

Cindy Jacobs

Paperback. 240 pages

Link to purchase:

http://orders.koorong.com/search/details.jhtml?code=9780764206627

Bestselling author and teacher Cindy Jacobs gives a visionary, prophetic message to the church: The western church is in a place of comfort and complacency while the Enemy is making progress. God is calling His church to a radical change. Personal revival is no longer enough, so Cindy Jacobs is following in the tradition of great reformers such as Martin Luther, passionately calling dedicated believers to possess their biblical destiny to bring about a new reformation that will change whole nations. By first embracing this vision on a personal level, readers will then be a part of the coming change that will operate on a much larger scale. She urges believers to capture a vision for discipling entire nations through prayer and actions, clearly spelling out what Christians’ responsibility is and how to accomplish this through all facets of their life, including their church, community, work, business, and government. This message will be of particular interest to intercessors.

Ravi Zacharias Resources

Introductory <http://rzim.org/study/introductory>

RZIM’s introductory training and study resources have been created for Christian audiences as a starting point to learn more about evangelism and apologetics.  Study resources in this category include small group curriculum, self-study, and RZIM seminars at your venue to help introduce apologetics to your group. Most of these studies do not involve a large time or resource commitment on the part of the learner.

ASK Curriculum <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/ask>
Engaging Today’s Culture <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/engaging-today%e2%80%99s-culture>
Foundations of Apologetics (DVD Curriculum) <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/foundations-of-apologetics>
Introductory Reading <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/recommended-reading>
Understanding and Answering Islam <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/understanding-and-answering-islam>
Conversations that Count <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/conversations-that-count>
ReMind Conference 2016 <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/remind-conference-2016>
Critical Questions Discussion Guides <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/critical-questions-discussion-guides>
Apologetics Then and Now <http://rzim.org/study/introductory/apologetics-then-and-now>

 

Intermediate <http://rzim.org/study/intermediate>

For person who already has foundation of Christian apologetics and would like more formal training, RZIM offers a variety of opportunities and material. Study and training at an intermediate level involves a greater individual commitment both in time and effort.

RZIM Summer Institute <http://rzim.org/study/intermediate/summer-institute>
Canadian Summer School <http://rzim.org/study/intermediate/canadian-summer-school>
Oxford Summer School <http://rzim.org/study/intermediate/oxford-summer-school>
 Conversations that Count <http://rzim.org/study/intermediate/conversations-that-count>

 

Advanced <http://rzim.org/study/advanced>

Our advanced study opportunities are for someone who is committed to a life of study and application of evangelism and apologetics.  These offerings represent the richest Christian apologetic training found in the world. For those with a passion to make Christ known, studying at RZIM’s advanced level provides a life transforming experience, combining effective evangelism with academic rigor.

Cultural Conversations <http://rzim.org/study/advanced/cultural-conversations>
South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) <http://rzim.org/study/advanced/saiacs>
Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics <http://rzim.org/study/advanced/oxford-center-for-christian-apologetics>

Taking Time to Wait on God and other Teachings by Derek Prince

Derek Prince (1915–2003) was born in India of British parents. Educated as a scholar of Greek and Latin at Eton College and Cambridge University, England, he held a Fellowship in Ancient and Modern Philosophy at King’s College. He also studied several modern languages, including Hebrew and Aramaic, at Cambridge University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

While serving with the British army in World War II, he began to study the Bible and experienced a life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ. Out of this encounter he formed two conclusions: first, that Jesus Christ is alive; second, that the Bible is a true, relevant, up-todate book.

Please be inspired by this great teaching with Derek Prince, where in the last episode he mentions a move of God in Australia .  Please click here 

Here is a selection of his excellent teaching audios

Dr Francis Schaeffer – Time Again to Understand Our World

“A Christian Manifesto”

 In 1982, when he was struggling with the cancer that ultimately ended his life in 1984, Dr. Francis Schaeffer came to the historic Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

His address was on  secular humanism and the silence of the American Church  One hour video Shorter talk commences at two minutes, for 14 minutes followed by an understanding of America’s Christian Heritage.  See video      

“How Shall We then Live”

Video Series in ten episodes of 22 minutes by Dr. Francis Schaeffer which influenced my thinking when we studied at L’Abri in 1974. This series looks at the world’s current situation and delves into western world history to show how we got here and where we are headed.

 Episode 1  Episode 2 Episode 3  Episode 4  Episode 5  Episode 6 Episode 7  Episode 8  Episode 9 

The pursuit of Personal Peace and Afluence – Berkely 1964 when it all changed Episode 10 – After the Christian consensus disappears comes governing elites!

 Read this excellent article “The Price We Pay for Negligence” on the home page.

Culture Watch

Bill Muehlenberg’s commentary of the day at https://billmuehlenberg.com/

Contains 2,250 articles on Christianity and 1,500 articles on the culture wars.

Colson Centre

 

Informing, equipping and uniting the body of Christ to live out the Christian worldview at http://www.colsoncenter.org/wfp-home

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association BGEA

 

Find direction and encouragement for your pursuit of the Way, the Truth, and the Life.  https://billygraham.org/

Please convince me academy

Jim Worner Wallace who is about our age (he’s really getting long in the tooth!). He turned from atheism and became a Christian in his mid-30’s when he used his expertise as a cold case detective to analyse the gospels and eventually became convinced that the accounts of Jesus were true.

Visit: http://pleaseconvinceme.com/academy/

God’s Creation

Several Videos on the Universe, our body and going inside the atom.

This one is three half minutes on the Universe. 

Some will remember this video.   This famous photograph, “Earthrise” has been on such places as the cover of TIME magazine. Did you know it almost didn’t happen. It was Christmas Eve, 1968. 
This video takes you right into the module with the three astronauts and you hear them as they see Earth from outer space for the first time. (It begins occurring around 3 minutes, 38 seconds.)  A picture like this is not likely to happen very often!

View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons. Please click here  and go to the increase or decrease icons.


We never get tired of these amazing views from the International Space Station, but this one has it all: a silvery Moon setting into the Earth’s atmosphere, the dazzling Milky Way rising into a brilliant sunrise, airglow of all colors, popping lightning, shimmering aurorae, and incredible views of the stunning space station and our gorgeous planet.

Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond.

Creation Moment two minute radio spot.

Daniel 4:37      “Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all of whose works are truth, and His ways justice. And those who walk in pride He is able to abase.”

That infant in the manger is God’s voice to mankind. And despite appearances, He is the King of the universe.

The King of the Universe 

The world waited 4,000 years to see the fulfilment of God’s promise to restore humanity to Himself. That promise was first given to our first parents, Adam and Eve, when their sin separated them and the creation from God. Through the next 4,000 years, the faithful never grew weary of their belief that God would keep His Word. Hundreds of times over those 4,000 years God repeated His promise of a Saviour.

John’s Gospel tells us that the same Word that became flesh for our salvation was the Word through Whom all things were created. This Word was the instrument Who created the incredible variety of living things that we see on Earth. He created the human brain and the petal of a rose. In but a day, before going on to greater things, He created the countless billions of stars and energised them with enough power to shine for thousands of years. And who are we, for we cannot even measure the energy those stars put out in only one second of their history!

Yet now we see Him, an infant clothed in our form. Here lies the King of the universe unable even to ask for nourishment. Why? The answer is no mystery. He was the Instrument who made us. We are eternally lost without help. So He would be the Instrument of our salvation – at any cost! We can only stand in deep reverence at such love that would come among us to rescue us from our own sin.

Prayer:
I thank You, dear Lord Jesus Christ, that You spared nothing, not even the loss of heaven and giving up Your life so that You could rescue me. Help me to have a heart and mind like Yours so that more might know of the forgiveness of sins You have won for us. Amen.

This is an interesting video of how negatives become positive!
A palindrome reads the same backwards as forward. This video reads the exact opposite backwards as forward. Not only does it read the opposite, the meaning is the exact opposite.  This is only a 1 minute, 44 second video and it is brilliant. Make sure you read as well as listen, forward and backward.This video was submitted in a contest by a 20-year old.

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