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How You Can Approach Baptism With Children – Steve Greenwood & Jacob Riggs

How You Can Approach Baptism With Children – Steve Greenwood & Jacob Riggs

October 11, 2021

Steve Greenwood and Jacob Riggs join the podcast to talk about the conversations we can have with our children to know when they are ready to be baptized. #NAFWB

Steve and Jacob have written a resource with D6 Family, "Baptism: For Kids and Parents," available for families and churches: https://store.randallhouse.com/product/baptism-for-kids-and-parents/.

They also presented a seminar at the 2021 National Convention on the subject: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pnppv-10bb20f.

Proverbs: The Ultimate Training Manual – Dr. Robert Picirilli

Proverbs: The Ultimate Training Manual – Dr. Robert Picirilli

October 4, 2021

“Practical wisdom—how to live everyday life as a Christian—is one of the important things that I think sometimes is lacking in our lives, and I think it is very needed and very helpful.”

 

Dr. Robert Picirilli joins the podcast to discuss his new book, “Readings in Proverbs: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Age.” The book brings different passages from Proverbs on the same subject together to make lessons for practical Christian living.

 

Order a copy for yourself or for a group study: https://store.randallhouse.com/product/readings-in-proverbs/. #NAFWB

What Can You Do to Help the Homeless? - James Benedict

What Can You Do to Help the Homeless? - James Benedict

September 27, 2021

James Benedict, president of Arms of Compassion Ministry, joins the podcast to discuss how we can meet the needs of the homeless in our communities and show compassion in every situation. 

Find more about Arms of Compassion at https://armsofcompassion.org. #NAFWB https://youtu.be/WrHnP_jUrcE

The World is Coming to Us - Tyler Penn

The World is Coming to Us - Tyler Penn

September 23, 2021
“We want to reach a community, that can reach a student, that can then go back and reach the world.”
 
Approximately 1.1 million international students were enrolled in colleges and universities in the U.S. last year. Tyler Penn shares how we can minister to the international students in the colleges in our own communities.
 
Tyler and Kellie Penn and their family serve with IM, Inc., working with international students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Their mission is to reach students who will then return to their home countries and spread the Gospel there. Find out more about how you can support the Penns: https://iminc.org/im-missionaries/tyler-and-kellie-penn/. #NAFWB
 

 

Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus - Josh

Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus - Josh

September 20, 2021
“Ministry is about getting involved in people’s lives.” Josh* shares how reaching people with the Gospel can start with giving practical help to meet their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
 
Josh and his family will serve as field workers with The Hanna Project at Diez42, helping immigrants, refugees, and others in Spain. Find out how to support Josh and his family at https://hannaproject.com/who-we-are/staff-field-workers/joshandbethany/. #NAFWB
 
*Full name withheld for security purposes.
 

 

When the Holy Spirit Comes Calling - Angy Calvert

When the Holy Spirit Comes Calling - Angy Calvert

September 13, 2021

Angy Calvert shares how God brought her out of a life of lesbianism and what we can do to help those who struggle. #NAFWB

What can you do to help those in jail or prison? – Frank Gregory

What can you do to help those in jail or prison? – Frank Gregory

September 6, 2021

Approximately 1.8 million people are incarcerated in jail or prison. The church has a role to play in ministering to them.

Frank Gregory serves as pastor of Paden Free Will Baptist Church and chaplain at John H Lilley Correctional Center in Oklahoma. He discusses how he got involved in prison chaplaincy and the ways we can minister in those situations. #NAFWB

The Value of Chaplains - Chris Dotson

The Value of Chaplains - Chris Dotson

August 30, 2021
“It was a way for me to get out in the community and meet community members as well as police officers who may be unchurched and need an introduction to the Gospel.” Chris Dotson has been involved in chaplaincy for the last 20 years and he has seen the ministry and outreach opportunities that come with serving as a chaplain.
 
Chris serves as chaplain with the Morristown Police Department, TN State Highway Patrol, and the Secret Service. He is also the state director for the Tennessee State Association of Free Will Baptists. #NAFWB
 

 

Pray for Our Soldiers & Veterans - Terry Austin

Pray for Our Soldiers & Veterans - Terry Austin

August 25, 2021

CH (COL) Terry Austin (U.S. Army, Retired) talks about the emotions and hardships our soldiers and veterans are facing caused by the events that continue to unfold in Afghanistan. Hear how you can pray for them and minister to them during this difficult time. #NAFWB #Afghanistan

Terry serves as Chaplain Support Officer for Free Will Baptist North American Ministries

 

Hope Alive - Heath & Joni Hubbard

Hope Alive - Heath & Joni Hubbard

August 23, 2021
Heath and Joni Hubbard are part the Hope Alive church planting team through IM, Inc. They join the podcast to discuss God’s leading of each of them into missions (with a shoutout to ETEAM Student Mission Program), and how their church reaches people in a country where 99.7% of the population are lost without Christ and without hope. #NAFWB
 
Find out more about the Hubbards' ministry and how you can support them at https://iminc.org/im-missionaries/heath-and-joni-hubbard/.
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