Category Archives: Adventist Education

7 Areas Every Adventist Educator Should Evaluate

Seventh-day Adventists operate one of the largest Protestant school systems in the world. Why is so much time, money and creativity invested in this? Here’s a quick quiz. What is the most important purpose of Adventist schools? a. To employ … Continue reading

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How to Start a Movement of Soul Winning & Church Planting

What will it take to see a movement of soul winning and church planting across a conference? Here are some simple clues from a presentation at the 2019 eHuddle in San Diego, California. https://www.adventistlearningcommunity.com/resources/14464

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My Three Great Grandpas and Ellen White

Reject, Revere, Or Respect? By Dan Serns How do you relate to the gift of prophecy? Jesus promised that His final church would have this gift[1] but that the devil would also provide false prophets.[2] The Bible tell us not … Continue reading

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Connect…

June 16, 2020 was a wonderful day for our Adventist mission in Texas! Through a Presidential Evangelism Think Tank we were able to identify top priorities for this fall (and beyond) and a theme for the public. Top Priorities/Takeaways… * Theme for … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Pray to Jesus for Bold Goals

Is it okay to pray for goals you could never accomplish in your entire lifetime? Is it okay to pray for goals that you don’t have the money to pay for? Is it okay to pray for goals that have … Continue reading

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Planning Your Church Calendar – Ministry Models

Join us Wednesday November 2, 2016 at 1pm Central Time as we discuss Planning Your Church Calendar on our Ministry Models Teleconference. Call 515-604-9000; Access Code 540330 Here are notes for the teleconference. Planning The Church Calendar From Chaos to Order By Dr. … Continue reading

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“Why is Richardson SDA Bursting at the Seams?”

“What are your success secrets? Why is Richardson SDA bursting at the seams?” I’m asked frequently. It’s true that we have wonderful problems- not enough parking, seating or Sabbath School space each week. We just baptized our 800th member in … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Help Your Conference Focus on the Harvest

What happens if an entire conference (or union or division) becomes focused on soul winning and the mission Jesus gave us? Lost people will be brought to Jesus and His church, those in the church will experience revival and reformation, … Continue reading

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Celtic Church History Mission Trip Report

In June 2013 I led a group throughout Ireland on a Celtic Church History Mission Team. We retraced the steps of St. Patrick that he had travelled 1,600 years earlier. Like Patrick, we rededicated our lives to Jesus through daily … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This…? Read the writings of St. Patrick

Many legends surround St. Patrick. Below are the only two original documents written by Patrick himself. Why not take some time to read them? Click on the links to read the documents including Bible and other notes, or just read … Continue reading

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