For Training New
Shepherds of New Congregations
Rob Thiessen, Anne Thiessen, and
Shepherd's Storybook presents the fast-paced account of a young
cong-regation led by an apprentice shepherd. As they experience typical problems and attacks, they learn to deal
with these from Bible stories. As you read the account and the same Bible stories, you will teach your
- eight lessons on leading others to faith
- seven lessons on obeying the commands of Jesus
- fourteen lessons on practicing the one-another commands of the New
Shepherd’s Storybook teaches the basics
of evangelism, ministry training and starting new churches by using deceptively simple biblical stories. These
stories deal with almost every common ministry situation imaginable,and effortlessly illustrate how we can put the powerful teachings of
Jesus into practice.
books that attempt to teach principles of successful ministry are written like a classroom lecture or a textbook.
But this is not how Jesus taught. In addition to giving his disciples basic, simple directions, Jesus told stories,
lots of them! His stories are being repeated even today, and are still changing
will appeal to diverse readers of all ages and cultures. It was originally written for new believers on the mission
field, but has a very wide appeal, and is being used in a number of different countries to teach the timeless New
Testament principles of ministry.
About the authors: Robert and Anne Thiessen serve as missionaries in southern Mexico, focusing on
training local believers in evangelism, pastoral ministry and church planting. They have seen many new churches
planted, and this book grows out of their practical experience, as well as the simple, reproducible missions
principles taught by George Patterson. George Patterson has served as a field missionary in Honduras and a missions
professor at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He currently maintains a busy schedule of consulting, writing,
and mentoring missionaries and church planters worldwide.
This book is available for FREE as an ebook at www.paul-timothy.net (direct link is http://paul-timothy.net/html/storybook.html). If you prefer a paperback copy for
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Paperback, 150 pages
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