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The Link: 2021 Missions Conference, Teaching Messianic Prophecies to Teenagers, The Thrill of Hope Advent & More

By December 5, 2020Culture3 min read

“Missions Conference 2021”Calvary Chapel Missions
“At the 2021 Missions Conference on January 4-6, we will be exploring what our mission will look like in the years ahead. “Missions in a New World” is our theme, and we have a great lineup of speakers, each with a long history in missions and pastoral ministry, to cast vision for the future.”

“The Forgotten Figure in the Nativity Scene”The Gospel Coalition
“A descendant of Abraham and David, Joseph was qualified to be the earthly father of Jesus because of his family. But it’s more than just his family that makes Joseph a character worth remembering. It’s also his faith.”

“Does Your Congregation Need a Pulse Check?”Christianity Today
One free assessment is changing the way pastors understand and relate to their congregants.”

“Why We Should Teach Messianic Prophecies to Teenagers”The Gospel Coalition
“Here are four reasons messianic prophecies provide an excellent teaching and discipling tool for teenagers, especially in light of the goal of integration in their spiritual formation.”

“Advent Week 1: The Thrill of Hope”
“We will be publishing a weekly installment of this Advent series each Monday for the next four weeks, culminating in a final installment for Christmas Eve.”

“Anna Spafford Part 2”Gracious Words
“Anna Spafford (1842-1923): Anna’s life was so unusual and eventful that we felt we needed another podcast to cover it all! Join us for Part Two of the story of Anna Spafford!”

“How to Preach in the Midst of Crisis Webinar”Expositors Collective
“The Expositors Collective is a growing network of pastors, leaders, and laypeople which exists to equip, encourage, and mentor the next generation of Christ-centered preachers. We provide resources through our weekly podcast, our two-day intentional training seminars, and interactive webinars.

Our next webinar will be on December 5, 2020 at 9 AM Pacific with pastor and author Thomas Terry.

“The End of Fear: An Advent Meditation”
“Jesus came to bring light, not darkness. The light chases away fear, ignorance, and discouragement. We can hear what the angels spoke to those ancient shepherds and understand that God speaks the same word to us: Jesus has come, ‘Do not be afraid.'”

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