Dave and Megan Bliley teach the LTP (Leadership Training Program) lesson on speaking plainly. The lesson segment ends around 33 minutes, and is followed by about 20 minutes of discussion. During the discussion the speakers in the audience are more difficult to hear.
Dave Bliley explains the normal pattern of conversion in Acts, then looks at 3 exceptions.
- Resolving "inadequate" baptism
Dave Bliley teaches how to talk to strangers from John 4
- People are in the right place
- People are thirsty
Dave Bliley considers 4 principles of effective outreach:
- Love and Care fore people
- Work Together
- Adding to your faith
- Creating Dialogue
(Note: A video from ICOC HotNews is played a couple of minutes into the lesson. Unfortunately I couldn't find the link)
Dave Bliley speaks to the men, exploring the art of spiritual manliness
- Don't underestimate Jesus
- Don't work so hard
- Work even harder
Dave Bliley considers Eph 3:14-21 and asks what does this passage mean for us
Note the first 19m11s is sharing from teens returned from teen camp
Megan, Monique and Chloe, conclude the study series by applying the study principles to Ecclesiastes chapter 3.
Note that at about 20m15s the following you tube video is played, from the channel "The bible project". About the first 4 minutes of the 8 minute video is played.
Megan and Monique continue to teach how to mine the riches of the Word
Dave Bliley examines Abrahams faith from Gen 22:1-19 and considers two areas of our lives to be walking faithfully
- God will provide
- Live faithfully
Megan, Chloe and Monique study chapters 3-5.
Megan Bliley leads the bible study class, based on the book "Women of the Word" by Jen Wilkin.
- Study with Purpose
Dave Bliley applies the story of the healing of the man born blind from John 9
- Purpose of our lives
- Necessity of Urgency
- Value Persecution
Dave Bliley applies the greek "idea" in Heb 12:4-13, involving guiding, mentoring, training as well as punishment
- Have the right perspective
- Increased endurance
Deb Anton brings a wealth of material to bear on deliberately discipling one another, with our faith expressing itself through love
Ed draws on scripture, and a touch of history of the Welsh revival, to teach us how to truly
impact on one another's lives
- You're kind of a big deal
- Identity precedes duty
- Progressive Sanctification
Richard Carey considers Pauls example and pumps "power scriptures" from 1 Cor 1-3, and elsewhere to give us a bigger perspective on outreach.
- New start
- Spirits power
- Team effort
(Note: Audio quality is quite poor in places where speaker moved away from recorder)
Sam Cameron presents some church history and considers
some false doctrines
The theme for the 2017 Church retreat at Ngaruawahia was Maturity. Dave Bliley calls the men, from Rom 5:17, to reign like kings, not run like cowards
Alberto Ismail looks at Jeremiahs calling in Jer 1:4-10.
- Don't make excuses about our inadequacies.
- God calls us to groom our youth for their divine purpose
- God calls us to be something different to what we think we should be