Archive for May 2020

Interview With A Bible Believer: Adam Wood

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Questions:

Adult Life / Ministry:

  • At what age were you saved, and how did you come to know the Lord Jesus Christ?
  • How did you meet your wife, and how did you two come to be married?
  • How did the Lord direct your life to Cambodia?
    • SC to Cambodia
  • How long have you been there, and describe to us what its like ministering to the Cambodian people?
  • How has the unique culture of Cambodia shaped your approach to missions in Cambodia?
  • From your perspective, what is the need in terms of laborers in Cambodia?
  • How does your daily life reflect your faith in Jesus Christ?

 

Comparison/Contrast Questions:

  • Call or Text?
  • Book or Ebook?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Cats or Dogs?
  • Android or IOS?
  • Sunrise or Sunset?
  • Laundry or Dishes?
  • Mornings or Nights?
  • Coffee or Tea?
  • Fruits or Vegetables?
  • Sweet or Salty?
  • Mountains or Oceans?
  • Africa or Asia?
  • City or Country?
  • Serious or Sarcastic?

To Learn More About Missionary Adam Wood:

https://bethanybaptisttr.com/missions/adam-wood/

 

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Interview With A Bible Believer | Missionary Adam Wood

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Interview With A Bible Believer: Adam Wood

 

Questions:

  • What is your name and where do you serve Jesus Christ? 
  • Tell us about the immediate members of your family? 

 

Early Life:

  • Where did you grow up? 
  • What was life like for you as you grew up, what was the religious atmosphere? 
  • Were you a rebellious or obedient teenager?
  • Did you go to college or the military after high school?
  • Who was influential in your early life, in terms of preparing you for what would become your future?

 

Adult Life / Ministry:

  • At what age were you saved, and how did you come to know the Lord Jesus Christ?
  • How did you meet your wife, and how did you two come to be married?

To Learn More About Missionary Adam Wood:

https://bethanybaptisttr.com/missions/adam-wood/

 

To Learn More About Plenteous Redemption:

https://plenteousredemption.com/

https://www.plenteousredemption.media/

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Interview With A Bible Believer: Travis Alltop Part 2

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Travis Alltop is the Pastor of Bluegrass Pike Baptist Church in Danville, Kentucky. Brother Alltop is known for his great musical ability and Bible preaching. He has a unique testimony that will prove to be entertaining and instructive. 

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Light In The Dark Continent: Moffat | Assigned to Africa

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Through the course of life, the most insignificant events can determine great change. Robert Moffat was living and working in High Leigh. He would, from time to time make the trip from High Leigh to Warrington, which was about six miles away. The evening was beautiful and calm. As he rode in the way, Moffat's mind began to be consumed by thoughts of his God. He would notice the Lord's handiwork and how the heavens declare his glory. Moffat began to reflect on how the days of his youth had been evil. He understood his service to the world had been a severe waste of time that now needed to be faithfully redeemed. Moffat thought I must now serve him who died for me before now my life has had no purpose. But these thoughts were followed by ideas of impossibility. He thought, what little could I do? Saddened by the time wasted, Moffat found great pleasure in contemplating the future, a future dedicated to Christ.

 

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Pornography | The Butterfly Effect

We have certainly come to live in a strange world. Rap artist with misogynistic lyrics, Rock Stars with perverted music, and movie stars with depraved lifestyles set themselves up as moral authorities. It is no surprise then how widely accepted pornography has become. But, I wonder if the consumers of such lewd media of the baser sort have considered all that comes along with this perverted private sinful pleasure.

 

I have to warn you ahead of time, this will not be pleasant. While I have kept the language clean and certainly acceptable to today's standards by far, we will discuss some horrendous ideas, as such, adults should consider listening first before allowing children to hear this discourse.

 

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Pornography is not only legal but highly unregulated. I don't say that assuming more regulation would solve the problem, but rather I find it odd very little has been done to curb this issue. Like alcohol, too many high powered players are participants and therefore unwilling to check their drug of choice. Recent Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is well known for his twisted perverted writings of sexual revolutions and rape fantasies. But Porn, a disgusting word to even mention, is harmful in ways drugs and alcohol have not. My intent with this first episode on the subject is to help consumers of pornography fully understand the world in which they have involved themselves. Pleasure seeking participants have, maybe unknowingly, helped enable what may be one of the world's most evil industries.

 

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Travis Alltop is the Pastor of Bluegrass Pike Baptist Church in Danville, Kentucky. Brother Alltop is known for his great musical ability and Bible preaching. He has a unique testimony that will prove to be entertaining and instructive. 

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Interview questions: Travis Alltop

Introduction

  1. What is your name and for what church are you the pastor? 
  2. Briefly tell us about the members of your immediate family (wife, children, etc.) 

Childhood/Early Life

  1. Where did you grow up? 
  2. What was life like as you grew up, childhood to teenage years?
  3. Did you grow up in a Christian home? 
  4. If not, what was the background of your early life?

Teenage years:

  1. Where you a rebellious or obedient teenager?
  2. Do you have any funny/memorable stories from high school?
  3. How did your teenage years prepare you for the future?

Adult Life:

  1. How did you meet your wife and tell us the story of what encouraged you to propose to her?
  2. At what point did music begin to play a key roll in your life?
  3. When and how did the guitar become your instrument of choice?
  4. How many hours a day were devoted to practice/play? 
  5. At what point did you break into the major country music scene?
  6. Was it difficult to give up that life, and why?

Ministry

  1. At what age were you saved and how did you come to know the Lord? 
  2. How did you come to be in the ministry? 

To Learn More About Travis Alltop: https://bluegrasspikebaptist.com/

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Light In The Dark Continent | Two Worlds

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Two very different worlds will soon collide. The ensuing violence of the Bushmen and the Dutch settlers, the exchange in governmental powers between the Dutch and the English. Chaos in South Africa, where the kingdoms of this world take counsel together and violently maneuver for power. Contrasted with the simple life of a diligent gardener. God would have these two worlds to cross paths, the result would be miraculous.

Music:

Sung by Emma Strand

Written by Thomas Irvin

Download the music here: https://www.plenteousredemption.media/e/emma-strand-o-bethany-acapella-version/

 

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I made a feeble attempt to write a song based on a series of events that took place in or near Bethany in the Bible. I then took the words and passed them off to my friend Emma Strand. It turns out, as I suspected, she is unbelievably talented and she has the voice of an angel. I pray this song will be a blessing and encouragement. 

O' Bethany:

Sung by: Emma Strand

Written By: Thomas Irvin 

 

O Bethany, O Bethany, what works we did see

His weeping voice gave great command “Lazarus come forth”

He that was dead came forth alive, many did believe

O Bethany O Bethany what works we did see

 

The alabaster box it broke. What humility

Anoint his head and then his feet, how precious is He

 

O Bethany O Bethany what works we did see

See ye not, all these things of the temple built

Verily thrown down they will be, not one stone left

O Bethany O Bethany what works we did see

 

Lord tell us please, privately, the sign of thy coming

And what shall be the end of the world that we see

 

O Bethany O Bethany what works we did see

The Lord commands take ye heed, be not deceived

For many false Christ shall come, only to mislead

O Bethany O Bethany what works we did see

 

O behold we go up to Jerusalem

The son of man he shall be, delivered and condemned

Oh Gethsemane oh Gethsemane what sorrow we did see

Oh my soul exceedingly sorrowed unto death

Father not as I will, only thy will be done

 

O Bethany O Bethany what victory we see

The risen Lord he led them, as far as Bethany

He parted there leaving them carried into heaven

 

O Bethany O Bethany why gaze ye into heav’n

This same Jesus taking up, ascending into heaven

Shall so come in like manner, even so, Lord come

O Bethany O Bethany what works we did see

 

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Joshua Shepherd | Missions Moment

Joshua Shepherd serves the Lord at a Christian radio station in Kentucky. He uses time on the radio program to encourage God's people to lift up their eyes and look upon the fields. Missions Moment is a foundational aspect of the radio program. It is also posted online in a Facebook group. The purpose of this group is to pray for the World and that the Lord would raise up laborers. Brother Joshua will post a Missions Moment every weekday that details certain pertinent information regarding some needy part of the world. More information can be found in the links below. 

Introduction: 

  1. What is your name and where do you serve Jesus Christ? 
  2. Briefly tell us about the members of your immediate family (wife, children, etc.) 

 

Childhood/Early Life: 

  1. Where did you grow up?
  2. Did you grow up in a Christian home? 
    1. If not, what was the background of your early life?

 

Ministry: 

  1. How did you come to know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Saviour? 
  2. I noticed on the Missions Moment webpage, you emphasize the KJV, what has the King James Bible meant to your life and ministry?
  3. Missions Moment is a webpage hosted online as a Facebook group. In which you try and post each weekday information about a different country along with a write up that details a brief history and certain demographic related information.
  4. Have you seen that people are more inclined to refrain from going somewhere because of its geographical location?
  5. You have in the past reached out to my wife and me when posting about Uganda and Rwanda, encouraging others to pray for us, we greatly appreciate that!
  6. What is your purpose for doing this?
  7. What do you hope will come of it?
  8. I really enjoy seeing the overlays you add which give us some insight as to the physical size of a country in reference to the United States. During the span of time you have been doing this, have you noticed any role that geography plays in American's willingness to surrender to missions?
  9. Have you learned anything new about specific cultures that interest you more than others?
  10. Missions Moment often connects missionaries online to their respective fields, have you been able to establish relationships with missionaries around the world through this medium?
  11. If people were to visit the "Missions Moment" webpage, briefly tell them what they will find there, and what you would like them to do with this information.
  12. While trying to learn more about you, I stalked you online and learned you work at a Christian Radio Station.
  13. (I am unable to visit the website - it will not load.)
  14. What is your role there?
  15. How did you get involved at the radio station?
  16. The website says it’s the oldest Christian radio station of it's kind in western Kentucky, what does that mean?
  17. The radio station promotes preaching and teaching the gospel of Christ, are there specific people on the radio station whose preaching you broadcast?
  18. This radio station is a ministry of Island Ford Baptist Church in Madisonville, Kentucky - what role if any do you hold there at the church?
  19. The station website strongly promotes its conservative values, in a day when many churches are quickly heading in liberal contemporary directions, why is it important that you hold firm traditional biblical standards?
  20. Would you tell people where they can find Missions Moment and where they can listen to your radio station?

To Learn More About Joshua and Missions Moment:

WSOF Radio - https://www.wsof.org/

Missions Moment - https://www.facebook.com/groups/2032821080269987

Plenteous Redemption: https://plenteousredemption.com/

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