West Coast Bible College & Seminary
Petra Schools of Ministry
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Locations & Times
  • The Rock Family Worship Center
    2300 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
    Saturday 9:00 AM
MIN 101 – The Life of the Minister
Kevin Harrison, DMin
Lecture Notes
1) Guard your heart through a _______________ personal time with God
Proverbs 4:23 (New Living Translation)
23 Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.

Luke 5:15-16 (New International Version)
15 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. 16 But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.

2) Your number one ministry in life is your _______________
Ephesians 4:32 (New International Version)
32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Ephesians 6:4 (New Living Translation)
4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord.

Proverbs 11:29 (The Message)
29 Exploit or abuse your family, and end up with a fistful of air; common sense tells you it's a stupid way to live.

3) Remove the _______________ for failure in your life
1 Thessalonians 5:22 (King James Version)
22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.

I Timothy 6:10 (Contemporary English Version)
10 The love of money causes all kinds of trouble. Some people want money so much that they have given up their faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.

4) Don’t get so busy “_______________” the ministry that you forget about your calling
Luke 5:11 (New international Version)
11 So they pulled their boats up on shore, left everything and followed him.

Ephesians 1:4 (The Message)
4 Long before he laid down earth's foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love.

5) Develop relationships _______________ and outside of your church
Proverbs 27:5 (Contemporary English Version)
5 A truly good friend will openly correct you.

Proverbs 11:30 (New Living Translation)
30 The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life; a wise person wins friends.

6) _______________ your time; don’t let others monopolize your time

Ecclesiastes 3:1 (New Living Translation)
1 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.
7) Don’t allow ________________ people to discourage you
Philippians 4:8 (New Living Translation)
8 And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

Proverbs 13:20 (New Living Translation)
20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.
8) Find the _______________: Don’t overwork yourself, but don’t be lazy either
Proverbs 19:15 (Contemporary English Version)
15 If you are lazy and sleep your time away, you will starve.

Proverbs 12:14 (New Living Translation)
14 Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.

Proverbs 14:23 (New International Version)
23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.

Proverbs 21:5 (New Living Translation)
5 Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.
Proverbs 18:15 (The Message)
15 Wise men and women are always learning, always listening for fresh insights.

Proverbs 19:27 (The Message)
15 If you stop learning, you will forget what you already know.

10) Learn how to _______________ for your sake and for everyone else’s
Genesis 2:2 (New International Version)
2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.

Matthew 11:28 (Contemporary English Version)
28 If you are tired from carrying heavy burdens, come to me and I will give you rest.

MIN 101 – The Life of the Minister
Bob Condly, PhD
Lecture Notes
1) Personal Isn’t _______________
Hebrews 4:13
13 And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.

1 Timothy 5:24-25
The sins of some men are quite evident, going before them to judgment; for others, their sins follow after. 25Likewise also, deeds that are good are quite evident, and those which are otherwise cannot be concealed.
2) Growth From the _______________ _______________
Titus 3:3-8
3 For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another. 4But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, 5He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, 6whom He poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, 7so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life. 8This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.”
3) Growth From the _______________ _______________
Matthew 5:44-45 44But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
4) _______________ Yourself in Christ
Galatians 2:20I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Colossians 3:4
When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.
Jeremiah 29:11 (New Living Translation)
11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
Proverbs 13:12 (New Living Translation)
12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.