Category Archives: Changed Lives

The Church’s Role in Discipleship

How do we strengthen and mobilize the church in ministry and mission? How to we win souls and develop soul winners? How do we make disciples who make disciples? This spring It Is Written media ministry has assembled a team … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! – Learn about the Real St. Patrick

St. Patrick was not Irish or Catholic. He was a British, Bible-believing Sabbath-keeping Church Planter in Ireland in the 5th Century! Here’s more about the real St. Patrick rather than the legends and fairy tales… Watch a video about Patrick and the Sabbath. … Continue reading

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Baptizing During a Pandemic!

(An abbreviated form of this article is the Evangelism & Sabbath School Report to the Texas Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Mid-term Constituency in May 2021.) Jesus is transforming people’s lives all over Texas, but how do you baptize them during … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Former & Inactive Church Members

“Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world…” 2 Timothy 4:10. How tragic! Paul’s close friend and fellow worker (Colossians 4:14; Philemon 1:24) abandoned Paul at the time Paul needed him most. Not only that. Demas abandoned the message and … Continue reading

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Hasty, Immature and Forbidden Marriages

Marriage and the Sabbath are two of the greatest gifts given to mankind by our Loving Heavenly Father (Genesis 2). So it’s no surprise that Satan will do all he can to destroy both! How do we avoid the pain, … Continue reading

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Lockdown Victories

There is a good chance you have been in lockdown this year. Use nicer terms if you like – quarantine, shelter in place, hunker down, stay home 2 save lives – but it’s all the same. Severe limits on your … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Give GLOW tracts to others

Every day God gives each of us Divine Appointments, people who are open to know more about Him and His ways. But most of us miss most of these opportunities. How can we be more proactive in finding who God … Continue reading

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Can a pandemic shut down soul winning?

Can a pandemic shut down soul winning? Of course not!  Pastor John Bradshaw and the It Is Written team were ready to launch Hope Awakens, a city-wide evangelistic series in Indianapolis, Indiana this spring as part of the preparation for … Continue reading

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Four Tips to Maximize Your Reaping Meetings

Many churches have reaping meetings in the spring and fall. Here are four tips to maximize your results.

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Why Not Try This? …Use Your Israel Trip for Evangelism

Many pastors and church leaders have taken a trip to Israel to walk where Jesus walked and see the Bible lands. Why not use all those pictures and experiences to share Jesus and Bible truths with others? Last month (September … Continue reading

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