Introduction to the Professor Graduate of Biola University B.A. Graduate of Talbot School of Theology –M. Div. in Bible Exposition –D. min. in Christian Leadership (emphasis in Spiritual Warfare) Married to Dana 3 daughters: Jenessa Abbey Grace
Pastor of Twin Lakes Community Church (17 years) Founder & President of Principles to Live By (16 years) District Superintendent of the EFCA for Northern California and Nevada 65 different ministries supervising approximately 250 pastors (13 years) Adjunct Professor @ Talbot School of Theology (5 years) Adjunct Professor @ Western Seminary Sacramento Campus (14 years) Executive Pastor @ Adventure Church (4.5 years) Campus Pastor @ Hillside Christian Church (presently) E-mail: email@example.com@comcast.net
Spiritual Gift Mix Exhorter: Primary desire: Spiritual growth Primary Actions: Biblical Steps of action Motivation/Passion : Encouragement Therefore this class is designed To force you to grow spiritually To bring about revival in your heart
Leader: Primary desire: Cast the Vision for deep spirituality Primary actions: Describe the preferred future Motivate to action Outline the whole Recruit Therefore this class is designed To imprint God’s plans for a deep spiritual walk To enlarge your vision for loving Jesus To cause you to be a leader in your spiritual life
Introduction to the Students Give us a 2 minute Bio about yourself Family, Work, Church, Hobbies, Goals, Causes, Abilities
Biblical Meditation in Psalms This class is about letting the Psalms change you through Biblical Meditation! Psalm 1 Psalm 23 Psalm 103 Psalm 139
Daily engagement in Psalms You will be in the 5 Psalms every day letting God speak to you Whatever day it is the 12 th Psalm, then the 42 nd Psalm, then the 72 nd Psalm, then the 102 nd Psalm, then the 132 nd Psalm Write down the verses that God uses to speak to you about Himself, yourself or your next day.
Book Reports Write two book reports 3 paragraphs – 1 page Summarize the contents of the Book Strengths and Weakness of the Book How will you use the material in the book in the future
How important is Biblical Meditation? Causes Success Joshua 1:8 Brings the peace of God Col 3:15,16 Protects from temptation Psa 119:9,11 Brings wisdom beyond teachers Psa 119:99 Insures God will abundantly supply Psa 1:1-3 Key to living Christian Truth Eph 1:18f; Phil 3:10-15; Rom 8:18-25; 8:31-39; Rev 2,3; 2 Cor 4:6; 5:10,11; 2 Pet 1:19
Slowly speak, write or ponder a passage of Scripture Emphasize different words or phrases Say it over and over Let God direct your thoughts Lord’s Prayer; 10 Commandments; Fruit of the Spirit; Beatitudes; Great Commandments; Jesus commands
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