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The Biggest ‘Ministry Impact’ the Secular Media Never Heard Of

There are a few marquee ministries the mainstream media covers—if only critically. Yet there are some major ministries doing significant things around the world.

Of course it is well known to my Charisma readers, but outside Christian circles few have heard of the International School of Ministry (ISOM) headed by Berin Gilfillan, shown here with me at NRB in Nashville last winter. Dr. Berin Gilfillan is the CEO & founder of ISOM. Formerly the television producer for Reinhard Bonnke, Gilifillan was trained at Regent University and Fuller Theological Seminary. His ministry is based in Redlands, CA.

It is well known to our readers because about three times every year, ISOM places an ad on the back page of Charisma or Ministry Today. When I learned of their exponential worldwide growth, from a few hundred training schools in 2000 to more than 15,000 training sites today in 142 nations, I wanted to find out more. Berin told me each year he adds about 1,000 new ISOM schools “and we have found no better place to expose our vision than these two Charisma Media publications.” Read more...

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Pastor, Author Addresses Students on Overcoming Sin

Pastor Dave Stone spoke on how to win the struggle with sin during Liberty University Convocation on Monday. Stone is the senior pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Ky., one of North America’s largest churches with 21,000 in attendance weekly. He is also the author of seven books, including his Faithful Families series.

Stone asked students, “Will you decide today that you will no longer be held hostage by the guilt of sins that God has already forgiven, forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead?” Read more...

Louie Giglio on Effective Collegiate Ministry

Listen as Ministry Today editor Marcus Yoars talks with Louie Giglio, a pioneer of modern-day collegiate ministry who understands the struggles most local churches have with establishing a thriving ministry to college students. The Passion founder and director is also well aware of how students often feel like misfits in the church community.

Listen to the three-part interview below as Giglio gives tips for effectively reaching young adults-as well as discusses why he's starting his own church in the midst of launching a worldwide initiative.

Part 1: Listen to Louie Giglio's ministry tips for pastors.

Part 2: Learn how Giglio is keeping Christ the focus in a "me-focused" culture.

Part 3: Find out how he's reaching the world (and Atlanta) through his Passion events. Read more...


Louie Giglio Part 1

Listen to part 1 of our Ministry Today interview with Louie Giglio and get ministry tips for pastors.



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Part 2: Learn how to keep Christ the focus in a me-focused culture

Part 3: How the youth leader is reaching the world, Atlanta through the Passion events.

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Louie Giglio Part 2

Listen to part 2 of our Ministry Today interview with Louie Giglio and find out how to keep Christ the focus in a "me-focused" culture.

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Part 3: How the youth leader is reaching the world, Atlanta through the Passion events.

Part 1: Find out innovative ministry tips for pastors. Read more...

Louie Giglio

Louie Giglio Part 3

Listen to part 3 of our Ministry Today interview with Louie Giglio and find out how this youth leader is reaching the world (and Atlanta) through the Passion events.

Part 3:

 

Part 1: Find out innovative ministry tips for pastors.

Part 2: Learn how to keep Christ the focus in a me-focused culture.

 

  Read more...

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