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Focusing the Sower’s Spotlight on PFP

PFP Ezine

In our current spotlight we are featuring PFP or Preacher’s Favorite Passage. Since this month we are featuring Men In Christ’s Service we wanted to give you a little more information about what PFP has to offer by highlighting some of their monthly e-zine.

In the current edition of PFP guest writer Andrew Lamica, from the Chase Park congregation in Huntsville, Alabama encourages Christians to be imitators of Christ. He uses the passage from 1 Corinthians 11:1 to remind us that this command is often overlooked in study. Too often we fail to truly meditate upon the word and rather gloss over what can become too familiar.

When we look at the religious world around us, many of whom claim Christianity yet walk not after Christ, we should be reminded of this passage and the many others like it written by Paul to imitate Christ.

Brother Lamica does a wonderful job of reminding us that not only is it ok to be a carbon copy Christian, it is a commandment, to pattern ourselves after the life of Christ.  I encourage you to click on over to the PFP e-zine to read the entire article.

Also in the current edition of PFP you will find:

In the Editor’s Addition: Lee Snow discusses the reality of depression and how it can play a major role in a person’s life. He offers a first hand account along with scriptural guidance for how to overcome. He reminds us that with God we can find help for every situation and that He already knows how it will work out.

In the section, Q&A with Billy Hayes, Brother Hayes answers two questions. Both are related to offices mentioned in the Bible. The first, the office of an elder and the second the office of a prophet.

Josh Clevenger in his article Ethical Ekklesia he talks about the modern culture of tolerance and what it means to us as Christians. He explains the worlds view on what tolerance means, and also that we as Christians should love all men to their greatest good – heaven.
The Preacher’s Favorite Passage (the PFP) is a amalgamation of articles and helpful tools for the Christian to use throughout his walk with Christ. We release a monthly e-zine with a main article from a guest writer about his favorite passage outlining the passage of Scripture and teaching about it. In addition to the main article, each e-zine issue has other articles and things from our writers Tony Clay, Billy Hayes, Josh Clevenger, Lee Snow and Travis Byars. The PFP also hosts a blog which is updated several times a week with articles and links. ~Written by Lee Snow.

~~Article written and compiled by Renee Brown; R16:16 Team Member

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New E-Zine for Christian Teens

Kaio Publications

We are so excited to share with you a brand new e-zine for Christian teens by Kaio Publications called iLuminate. This new magazine is the result of the work of our Brother Joe Wells. Joe began Kaio Publications this past fall because he has a passion for the Lord which leads him to encourage and motivate our young members to live sanctified in Him.

iLuminate

This week they released the premiere edition of the magazine iLuminate which is free to view. The title “iLuminate” comes straight from Matthew 5:16 where we are told to let our light shine and reflect all glory to God. “iLuminate” will challenge, encourage, and inform as you strive to shine for HIM. The subscription rate is $10 per year or $16 for 2 years and the magazine is published bi-monthly.

 So what will you find in this magazine? iLuminate is an interactive e-zine with links to the Kaio Facebook Community, and Twitter Page as well as a video message from the editor. Articles will be a variety of messages geared at encouraging teens in their daily walk in Christ, from dating and current events to bible study, every page has been thoughtfully considered to catch the interest and spiritual needs of their target reader. 

As parents you can rest assured that Joe holds scripture as his highest standard and he seeks only to encourage his readers in truth. In this premeire issue you will find articles written by both Joe and his wife Erin as well as Cindy Colley, Adam Faughn, Caleb O’Hara and more.

Kaio’s mission is… “to ChallengeEncourage, and Inform teens and families. Whether you find yourself in the midst of a storm or you are on the edge of the forrest looking at a path that leads to the unknown, we want to be a help – a tool that can generate discussion that can help direct you back to the Bible where the real answers from our Heavenly Father are found.”

Joe & Erin

Joe, a graduate of Freed Hardeman University, has worked in ministry since 2000 and currently serves as the preaching minister with the Lakeside church of Christ in Orange Park Florida. He and his wife Erin have been married for 11 years and together they work diligently serving the Father. They travel all across the country in ministry to members of all ages with Joe speaking at gospel meetings, youth rallies, camps and lectureships. Erin is a regular writer and pod-caster for Come Fill Your Cup a blog of  encouragement for sisters by sisters. They are parents to 4 gorgeous children, 3 boys and 1 girl ranging in age from 8 to 1 year. They are attentively teaching through homeschooling as they train up their children in the Lord.

Kaio Publications also offers a 4 part downloadable audio seminar by Joe Wells called “Where the Wild Things Are” where Joe explains to his teen audience the reality of this jungle called life. He challenges them to decide if they will plant their roots in culture or by the stream found in Psalm chapter 1.

Kaio Publications is a non-profit organization that functions solely on financial support from within the brotherhood. Be sure to follow Kaio Publications at their Facebook Community Page or on Twitter. If you would like to support their efforts in teaching our young members by making a donation please visit their Donate Page.

 

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