Preacher Profile: Andy Schmelzer

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Blog, General

April 13, 2017 Andy Schmelzer   Meet Andy Schmelzer    Andy Preaching in San Francisco for SBO 16′ Andy Schmelzer grew up in a Catholic home being the youngest of 6, but at a very young age knew something was missing. He got in trouble for asking questions, being accuse of causing trouble for church leaders but he was genuine in wanting answers to difficult...

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Preacher Profile: Dennis Vance

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017 in Blog, General

March 30, 2017 Dennis Vance   Meet Dennis Vance    Dennis is married to Polly, his wonderful wife and they live in Springfield, MO and have four grown children. When Dennis was only six months old, he played baby Jesus during a church live nativity and his parents were Joseph and Mary. At age 11, he said the sinner’s prayer and asked Jesus into his heart. It...

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George Whitefield Training June 19 – 23

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017 in Blog, General
George Whitefield Training June 19 – 23

SFOI sponsors the George Whitefield Program for men who want to be full-time evangelists. For information for the upcoming truing watch this video:  

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Get in the Game: Preaching is “truth through personality”

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Blog, General

Preaching is “truth through personality” which means each preacher delivers the same message except through his person that is created by the Lord. This is why there are many styles of preaching and why each preacher is able to preach in a way that is natural to himself vs. seeking to emulate another preacher. Once you are free to preach in your God given...

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We want to be a blessing to our communities

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Blog, General

The Apostle Paul tells Timothy in in the his first letter to Timothy in Chapter 2:1-2, “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.” It would appear there is a...

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Commit to study

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog, General

The Apostle Peter says in Acts 6:4 the Apostles were to devote themselves to prayer and the ministry of the Word of God. This is a lifelong commitment to prayer, daily prayer (see Apostle Paul regarding praying without ceasing, pray for those in authority and giving thanks in all circumstance) and to study of the Word that you might be a fruitful minister. Of course...

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Get in the Game: You go to want it….

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog, General
Get in the Game: You go to want it….

In ministry life there is the discussion of calling and equipping. Rightfully so: there are men who are called to particular work in the body.  [See Ephesians 4:11]. These divine callings do lead to men entering the work of the ministry. However, at some point a man has to want to do the work. He has to burn from within to persevere through the trials and...

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Get in the Game: The Work of the Evangelist

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Blog, General
Get in the Game: The Work of the Evangelist

There is one office that is uniquely and singularly designed to take the Gospel to the lost and that is the office of evangelist.  The office of pastor and teacher are not designed to take the Gospel to the lost. The church has one office that moves the Kingdom of God forward and that is the evangelist A church without the Spirit of evangelism is not a Great...

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NBA All-Star ’17

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Blog, General
NBA All-Star ’17

The NBA All-Star Weekend will be held in New Orleans, LA February 17 – 19, 2017. Information about the Weekend 1) Daily ministry will occur in downtown New Orleans. 2) In the evenings ministry will be at Smoothie King Center.  As soon as the NBA announces the times these events begin they will be posted. Daily Ministry Schedule: Friday: Noon – 8:00 PM...

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Get in the Game: Evangelists are in the sin and grace business

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Blog, General

Evangelists are single-mindedly in the sin and grace business.  Why? Because man is born a sinner and sinners can’t fellowship with a holy God. To be with God and in His presence you must be like Him and that means become righteous as He is righteous. So evangelists go into the streets and lanes and highways and hedges of life, in other words outside the...

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