The number one purpose of Jesus

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Jesus came to seek and to save that which was lost (Luke 19:10).  His mission is to find His lost sheep and carry them back into the fold.  He wanted to get people to see others who were lost and work on bringing them into the fold. Through parables He teaches this great doctrine and […]

HOW IMPORTANT IS SOUL-WINNING

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

How Important Is Soul-Winning By Ken Blue How important is soul-winning? Perhaps the following illustration will help you decide: A storm developed in the Pacific Ocean and for several days the waves crashed against the sandy beaches of the Hawaiian Islands. Thousands of sand dollars washed upon the seashore and were stranded. A lady, walking […]

ONE OUT OF TEN AIN’T BAD

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

One out of Ten Ain’t Bad “And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where are the nine? There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger.” Luke 17:17-18 In the early days of my ministry I invited people to church, and they looked me straight in the […]

THE IMPLODING CHURCH

Monday, February 16th, 2015

   By Ken Blue How do you keep from having an imploding church? Let’s assume you are going to start a church from nothing. The one thing you must consider is, where are we going to meet? Will we meet in a home, a barn, or some other facility? Next, on your priority list will […]

1, 2, 3 OR A, B, C?

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

IT’S AS SIMPLE AS A, B, C. By Ken Blue Some of the brethren, having run out of things to criticize others about, have now resorted to finding fault with how one gives an invitation to salvation or how one leads a soul to accept Christ. This is done with a cute little saying called […]

THE 80/20 PRINCIPLE

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

HOW THE 80/20 PRINCIPLE APPLIES TO THE CHURCH By Ken Blue “The Pareto principle (also known as the 80-20 rule,[1] the law of the vital few, and the principle of factor sparsity) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.[2][3] Business management thinker Joseph M. Juran suggested […]

WHAT KIND OF AGNOSTIC ARE YOU?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

There are two different kinds. Which kind are YOU? By Ken Blue “ag•nos•tic n. 1. One who believes that there can be no proof of the existence of God but does not deny the possibility that God exists.” The American Heritage Dictionary. You might be surprised to discover that there are two kinds of agnostics. So […]