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Monday, April 5, 2010

2010 Kingsport Spring Class - Hermeneutics

We are planning to hold our first meeting for the new Kingsport classes on Saturday, April 24, 2010, from 8:00 am to 10:30 am at Bancroft Bible Camp, 141 Bancroft Private Drive, Kingsport, Tennessee.

The classes will be more intensive than our monthly format. Each week will cover two of the twelve sessions. Classes will meet weekly on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 am for 6 weeks (no class on May 8), ending June 5. This spring's class will be hermeneutics (inductive Bible study). The textbook will be Getting the Message by Daniel M. Doriani.

We hope to offer the preaching class in a similar format this fall.

If you are interested in these classes, please let us know as soon as possible -- let us know if you need a textbook as well. We have a limited number available at a highly discounted price.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Link: "The Sinkhole Syndrome" by Dr. Don Whitney

Here's a link to "The Sinkhole Syndrome," an article by Dr. Don Whitney. Great material for the kind of regular spiritual check-ups we should engage in.

A couple of quotes:

"I’m sure you’re already familiar with many factors that undermine intimacy with Christ. Realize that it’s almost certain that the 'time-thieves' trying to steal from your time with God will only increase as the years pass. My hope is that this article will alert you to this subtle, creeping tendency so that it won’t overtake you."

"Resolve never to let your daily life keep you from Jesus daily."

Friday, March 19, 2010

Conference Audio: Integrity in the Ministry

We're adding audio links to the page about the conference, which I'll also post here for convenience.

Left click to listen (via streaming), right click to download the file to your computer.

Conference: "Integrity in the Ministry"
Bancroft Bible Camp, 1st Annual Bancroft Leadership Conference
Dr. Peter Youmans

March 19, 2010

March 20, 2010

We hope to have video posted in the next few weeks, and will post an announcement when it is available (subscribe to this blog via email - link on the left - if you wish to be notified when the videos go up).

CAPS Session 1 (3/18/2010)

Here are some links to handouts and PowerPoint from last night's class at Fellowship Chapel in Bristol, Virginia (Audio & Video links should be available by April 8):

Hermeneutics Session 1, Doug Smith
Topic: Introduction to Hermeneutics & Observation

Video: Hermeneutics Session 1 - Introduction & Observation (Doug Smith).

Homiletics Session 1, Pastor Bryan Hall
Topic: What Happened to Expository Preaching?

Video: Homiletics Session 1 - What Happened to Expository Preaching? (Pastor Bryan Hall)

Our next class is Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7pm.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Conference: Integrity in the Ministry

Bancroft Gospel Ministry
1st Annual Leadership Conference
Bancroft Bible Camp, 141 Bancroft Private Drive Kingsport, TN 37660
March 19-20, 2010

"Integrity in the Ministry"
Speaker: Dr. Peter Youmans (pastor, Davidson Baptist, Hazard, KY- teaches hermeneutics for CAPS in Kentucky)

$35 (includes 2 meals, snacks, & copy of Warren Wiersbe's book, The Integrity Crisis)
If you want to stay overnight, lodging is $30 (space is limited)


Friday, March 19

7-7:30 Welcome
7:30-8:45 Session 1 - "A Life Worthy of Our Ministry"
8:45-9:15 Q&A (not recorded)
9:15-? Fellowship Time

Sat., March 20

8-8:40 Breakfast
10-10:15 - Break
11:15-11:45 Tour the Campus of Bancroft
12-1 Lunch
2:30 Head home

If you would like to register, call (423) 288-4532 or email, or mail: Bancroft Gospel Ministry, 141 Bancroft Private Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660