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You Can See it in Their Eyes Video

Making disciples of the next generation is the very heart of Christian Education and Publications. We believe our heart is in the right place. Read more and see the video and consider your opportunity to give to this ongoing ministry. View this video on by clicking the article title above.

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Making Kingdom Disciples: The Kingdom Framework, continued

R. J.: That’s a wonderful thing to have a framework or perspective from which to view tragedies like that, but some people would say, “I’m glad that works for you, but it doesn’t work for me.” What would you say to somebody like that? Charles: I would say try it. A French philosopher by the … Continued

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CEP Video Library Operating Procedures

Video Library Procedures Church annual membership fee — $175.00 This covers the use of all DVDs/videos. The only additional expense to you is return shipping charges. The reason for this very nominal membership fee is to insure the continued expansion of the library and its services. CDM will be able to purchase new DVDs/tapes. It … Continued

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Christian Education – More than Just Sunday School, continued

Let me go one more step, and on this one I will tread lightly – preaching. How many of you pastors have your sermons thought through for the next year? If not, why not? What is it you are trying to accomplish? What really scares me about well-meaning preachers is when they say to me … Continued

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Understanding the Church’s Role in Kingdom Education, cont.

Take an example from our American early history as it relates to social justice. A case in point is slavery. Some of the criticism, and not always without some justification, has been aimed at Christians for supporting the “institution” of slavery. Some well known Christians such as Jonathan Edwards actually owned slaves. How could that … Continued

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Understanding the Church’s Role in Kingdom Education, cont.

When we refer to kingdom education, we are including all of the above. As we do, we are attempting to avoid a dualistic approach that makes a distinction between religious education and that which is not religious. The kingdom of God includes light and darkness. It includes the kingdom general areas of life and the … Continued

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Understanding the Church’s Role in Kingdom Education, cont.

In application we need to understand the relation and roles of the church and the kingdom. We must understand the relation of Christianity to all of life. We must understand how the church and individual Christians or groups of Christians are to relate to the public square. And, we must further free ourselves and our … Continued

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No Man Fails On Purpose

“No Man Fails On Purpose” Excerpts from No Man Left Behind MANY IF NOT MOST, of our cultural problems-divorce, abortion, juvenile crime, fatherless ness-can be traced back to the failure of a man. Ironically, it’s a man who got up in the morning hoping to succeed. The signs are all around us. We live in … Continued

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Overcoming the Performance Orientation In Men

“Overcoming the Performance Orientation In Men”Excerpts from No Man Left Behind (Chapter 4) How are men successful in the world? So, we take a man from this world’s system and plop him down in church. He wants to be a “successful Christian.” He looks around and decides he needs to dress a certain way, use … Continued