Jude 1:22 O U T REACH

22 On some have compassion, making a distinction,  23 and some save, snatching them out of the fire with fear, hating even the clothing stained by the flesh.

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EVENT DETAILS:

 -MEET UP @ 1PM @ SOUTH SHORE CHURCH 402 E. 9TH ST.

WE WILL BE PRAYING, DISCUSSING AND FINISHING MATERIALS FOR EVENT. WE PRINT OUR OWN LITERATURE, MAKE OUR OWN SHIRTS AND CREATE OUW OWN SIGNS, I AM SURE THERE WILL PLENTY FOR US TO DO. 

ALTHOUGH NOT FINALIZED SOME EXAMPLES AND THOUGHTS WILL BE ON THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

THE ACTUAL HYMN SING OF HEALING WITH BEGIN AT 3PM. IT IS MOST LIKLEY THE MOST OPPORTUNE TIME TO BE THERE AROUND 2PM 

-THEME OF EVENT: 

STILL PROTESTING!

WHILE TEACHING THROUGH THE EPISTLE OF JUDE IN A 7 PART SERIES ON SUNDAYS AT OUR CHURCH, WE WERE ALSO HIGHLIGHTING DIFFERENT FIGURES OF THE REFORMATION AS A CONCRETE EXAMPLE OF CONTENDING FOR THE FAITH.

JOHN WYCLIFFE, JAN HUSS, MARTIN LUTHER, 5 POWERFUL WOMEN OF REFORMATION ... 

THEN

WE CAME ACROSS AN ARTICLE IN OUR LOCAL NEWS PAPER

http://www.fdlreporter.com/story/news/local/action-advertiser/2017/10/04/fond-du-lac-churches-mark-500th-anniversary-reformation-with-hymn-sing/704588001/

WE NATURALLY BECAME CONCERNED AND WANTED TO RESPOND. 

THE "STILL PROTESTING" IMAGE ON TOP WILL BE THE COVER TO A SMALL VERSION OF OUR FORMAL RESPONSE TO THE EVENT. IT WILL CONTAIN THE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE, AND OUR WRITTEN REBUTTAL TO THE POINTS RAISED THERE IN. 

 

- OUR THREEFOLD MESSAGE

1. RESPECTFUL WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE ARTICLE EXPLAINING OUR PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, AND AN OPEN INVITATION TO THE PARTICIPANTS ON THE INSIDE OF THE BRICK WALLS TO MEET AND DISCUSS THE MATTERS OF CONTENTION.

2. AN EXPLANATION OF BIBLICAL UNITY AND BIBLICAL DIVISION

3. AN ATTEMPT TO DIVIDE THIS HOUSE OF CONFUSION

 

- OUR METHODS OF COMMUNICATION

1. PRAYER- "IF EYES ARE BLIND, AND EARS ARE DEAF THEN THIS IS ALL MEANINGLESS

2. LOVE- "IF WE LACK THIS, WE ARE JUST NOISE"

3. LIFTING UP OUR VOICE "OPEN AIR PREACHING"

4. SPEAKING RESPECTFULLY TO THOSE WHO WILL LISTEN

5 WRITINGS- TRACTS, FLYERS

6. T-SHIRT WITH "STILL PROTESTING" ON THEM

7. SIGNAGE IF TIME ALLOWS 

 

THOUGHTS ON LITERATURE BEING CREATED

 

TRACT IDEA / STRATEGY #1

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 25  If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.

MARK 3:24

THIS IS OUR ATTEMPT TO DISRUPT THE FALSE KUMBAYA SPIRIT. 

THE MAIN COMMONALITY THESE INDIVIDUALS HAVE IS SINGING. THE HAVE SADLY ALLOWED THIS UNITY IN ONE AREA OF LIFE TO OVERRIDE MANY OTHERS, CREATING A GREAT DECEPTION. THESE CHURCHES ARE SEVERELY DIVIDED ON MANY ESSENTIAL THEOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES.

WE WANT TO CALL THESE TO ATTENTION IN SKILLFUL WAYS AS THEY HEAD INTO THE EVENT. 

THEOLOGICAL:  THE MAIN ISSUE WE WILL HIGHLIGHT IS THE WAY SALVATION IS GRANTED..

SOLA VS. SOLA

SOCIAL: CHILD SACRIFICE, HOMOSEXUALITY, SODOMY, POLITICS .....

IF YOU HAVE A GOOD HANDLE ON ANY OF THESE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BE SKILLFUL AT PRESENTING THESE ISSUES WITH SIGNS,LITERATURE,WORDS

 

TRACT IDEA / STRATEGY #2

WE WILL DEFINITELY BE ACCUSED OF BEING MEAN SPIRITED AND DIVISIVE PEOPLE. WE WILL BE QUESTIONED ABOUT PROTESTING A "HEALING" OR "FUNDRAISING EVENT." WE WILL BE DISMISSED BECAUSE THE NATURE OF MAN IS TO SEE UNITY AS GOOD AND HOLY AND DIVISION AS EVIL AND WRONG. 

THEREFORE

WE ARE PRODUCING A TRACT USING AS KEY VERSE AND PASSAGE

Matthew 10:34  “Don’t think that I came to send peace on the earth. I didn’t come to send peace, but a sword. 35  For I came to set a man at odds against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. 36  A man’s foes will be those of his own household.  37  He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me isn’t worthy of me. 38  He who doesn’t take his cross and follow after me, isn’t worthy of me

WE WILL USE THE 2 FAMOUS MARTIN LUTHERS TO HIGHLIGHT UNITY AND DIVISION

 I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe.  Here I stand , I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.

I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.

  I have a dream  that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”

 ONE TOOK A STAND AND ONE HAD A DREAM AGAINST EVIL. HOWEVER BOTH DIVIDED AND BOTH UNITED.

HOW DO WE KNOW WHEN TO STAND AND WHEN TO DREAM?

SIMPLY PUT WE DIVIDE FROM THINGS THAT ARE EVIL

WE UNITE IN MATTERS OF GOOD

TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN:

WE WILL NEVER STAND,SING OR DREAM WITH: UNREPENTANT CHILD SACRIFICERS, ADULTERERS, UNBELIEVERS, OR UNREPENTANT CATHOLICS. 

WE WILL STAND, DREAM AND SING WITH: 

ABOLITIONISTS, ANABAPTISTS AND ALL MANNER OF HOLY MEN 

 

TRACT IDEA / STRATEGY #2

THE FORMAL RESPECTFUL RESPONSE TO THE NEWS ARTICLE:

 

T-SHIRT

IF YOU WANT ONE PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO THE MINISTRY SO WE CAN KEEP DOING THINGS WELL

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