Open Air Preaching: Look people in the eye

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Blog, General

You want the hearer of your message to see and know you are personally talking to them. So look them in the eye when you preach. Don’t do the following when you preach: look over the people’s heads or at their feet or wear sun glasses or a cap that covers your eyes. If your crowd is passing by like at a game, festival or campus make the effort to look as...

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George Whitefield: Volume #1 Chapter #1

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Blog, General
George Whitefield: Volume #1 Chapter #1

Chapter #1 is intended to provide us with an understanding of Whitefield’s ancestry which would lead to us to see that the fruit of his ministry, that he was able to minister to the rich and the poor, was in part based on his family heritage. The quotes are brief and provide insight into Dallimore’s views on this topic.  The concluding paragraph sums up...

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George Whitefield: Volume #1 Introduction: On Knowing Whitefield

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Blog, General
George Whitefield: Volume #1 Introduction: On Knowing Whitefield

In chapter one of “George Whitefield: The life and times of the great evangelist of the 18th century revival” the author Arnold Dallimore sets forth the three points: First, Whitefield was a tremendous figure in the 18th Century. Much beyond his apparent place according to historians until Mr. Dallimore’s book. Second, the reason for...

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Open Air Preaching: Preach Christ

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Blog, General

Man is made in the image of God and is made to believe in God. The Bible is the codified living Word of God intended to bring man back to eternal life.  Jesus Christ is the One who resurrects our souls.  So preach Jesus Christ to lost souls. They are made to hear this message. The opposite view is to labor in the ills of the culture. However, the culture has no...

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Preacher Profile: Tom Sadowski

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in Blog, General

Meet Tom Sadowski I was born and grew up in the state of Michigan (Detroit suburbs), but moved to Denton, Texas, at the urging of a close friend, a great many years ago (1981). I have been married to my wife Betty for 34+ years, and we have six grown, dear children, plus three fine sons-in-law, and three delightful grandchildren- the latest less than a week old as I...

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SFOI 1,000

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Blog, General
SFOI 1,000

The SFOI 1,000 is a movement to have the Gospel preached Lord willing at every NCAA Division I college and NFL home game this fall.    There are 87 games in the first week of NCAA Football Division I.     There are 16 games in the first week of the NFL’s season. Total: 103 games. Will you join this movement and commit to preaching at every home college...

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Open Air Preaching: Understanding unbelief

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Blog, General

What is the one catchall category of responses that unbelievers give when responding to hearing the Word of God? Unbelief. That’s right.  Everything they say is grounded in their unbelief. Why is this important to know? So your answers address their unbelief not their presuppositions. In other words unbelievers are speaking as souls dead in sin not as rational...

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Preacher Profile: Joe Toy

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Blog, General

Meet Joseph Toy Jr. Joe grew up in Shillington, Pa and attended First EC Church of Reading. He is a 1978 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. In 1982, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Millersville University. In the spring of 1982 as a senior in college, Joe committed his life to Jesus Christ. Upon graduation, Joe began his career as an...

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