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Purgatorial Activities
April 1, 2013, 9:12 am
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It’s time to introduce a new category of posts since this is post #100. I call it “purgatorial activities” for reasons that hopefully are fairly obvious. They will be a combination of drudgery, tedium, and irony, in various concentrations, submitted for the wistful chuckles of my vast audience.

Purgatorial activity #1:

Diagram this sentence:

“Another group of methods that can find effective use in evangelizing the lost is the vast array of resources that are so appealing to the masses in the categories of radio, television, gospel films, and literature.”

–Alex D. Montoya, “Outreaching,” Pastoral Ministry: How to Shepherd Biblically (Ed. John MacArthur; Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2005), 260.

Study Questions:

1.  The author asserts that methods can find effective use. Do methods look for effective use? Do methods look for anything?



2.  The author affirms that “the vast array of resources that are so appealing to the masses in the categories”, etc. What are masses in the categories? How would you counsel a method that was looking for ways to appeal to the masses in the categories?



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