Robert K. Perkins's Bringing Home the Message: How Community Can Multiply the PDF

By Robert K. Perkins

Believing that examine and alertness of Scripture within the context of Christian group can significantly improve the transformative strength of the preached message, in Bringing domestic the Message Robert Perkins goals to assist pastors combine small workforce ministry with their preaching. Perkins lays out the biblical, theological, historic, and sociological foundation for the significance of listening to God's observe within the context of group, and offers a pragmatic technique for enforcing sermon-based small staff Bible stories. this beneficial ebook additionally encompasses a pattern fourteen-part sequence of analysis courses and Leader's Notes for the Gospel of Luke. step by step directions illustrate the right way to arrange powerful inductive religious study questions for small teams that might problem participants to develop of their religion and discipleship via realizing and utilizing God's notice together.

"In the context of an exceptional, in-depth mirrored image at the biblical and theological which means of group, Perkins exhibits how small teams, as church buildings in miniature, can permit humans to listen to biblical fact preached, adventure its that means for his or her lives, after which dwell it out with power and braveness. . . . here's the key of lasting revitalization of parish ministry."
--Lloyd John Ogilvie, Senior Pastor, Hollywood Presbyterian Church, Hollywood, CA

"Perkins is a preaching pastor who argues in want of interactively concerned parishioners, who not just hearken to sermons but additionally research with others the texts from the Bible in 'sermon-based' small teams. those teams turn into inductive, expositional explorations of the biblical textual content which are the assets of the sermons. the nice results of this . . . is in its strength for life-changing influence within the lives of individuals simply because either humans and pastors are inspired to develop into expositors of and listeners to the texts of the Bible."
--Earl Palmer, Pastor emeritus, college Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA

"His plan for sermon-based small teams and his personal reflections on imposing the plan may help preachers and congregations who're thinking about reclaiming the fundamental connection among the note preached and the way it truly is lived out in a selected congregation."
--Rob Weingartner, govt Director, The Outreach Foundation

Robert Perkins is the senior pastor of Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church. A graduate of Stanford collage (BS, MS), Fuller Theological Seminary (MDiv), and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (DMin), Robert has pastored church buildings in Massachusetts, California, and Bangladesh, and served as a missionary in India and Thailand. Robert lives within the east San Francisco Bay region along with his spouse and their dual sons.

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