The Power of the 72
They were not professionals. They were not celebrities. We don't even know their names. We know very little about them, except that they were everyday people who were drawn to Jesus. When Jesus asked them to join him in his...
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They were not professionals. They were not celebrities. We don't even know their names. We know very little about them, except that they were everyday people who were drawn to Jesus. When Jesus asked them to join him in his mission, they stepped up, answered the call, and went out in his name. And amazing things happened as a result. They were the 72. Pastor and evangelist John Teter explains how Jesus trains ordinary people to accomplish an extraordinary mission. He unpacks the story of the sending of the 72 to reveal how they were equipped in evangelism and discovered opportunities to herald God's kingdom in concrete and tangible ways. Filled with vivid stories of Teter's remarkable experiences in ministry and church planting, this book shows how we can live out God's call and witness the transformation of those around us. You too have been called by Jesus. Discover how God empowers you to play your part. Welcome to the 72.
John Teter is senior pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church in Long Beach, California. He formerly served with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for ten years at USC, Cal State Dominguez Hills and Compton College. John is a Bible expositor, evangelistic preacher and author of two books, Get the Word Out and Jesus & the Hip Hop Prophets (co-authored with Alex Gee). John and his wife, Becky live in Long Beach with their daughter Joy. A
- They Were Not Professionals. They Were Not Celebrities. We Don't Even Know Their Names. We Know Very Little About Them, Except That They Were Everyday People Who Were Drawn To Jesus. When Jesus Asked Them To Join Him In His Mission, They Stepped Up, Answered The Call, And Went Out In His Name. And Amazing Things Happened As A Result. They Were The 72. Pastor And Evangelist John Teter Explains How Jesus Trains Ordinary People To Accomplish An Extraordinary Mission. He Unpacks The Story Of The Sending Of The 72 To Reveal How They Were Equipped In Evangelism And Discovered Opportunities To Herald God's Kingdom In Concrete And Tangible Ways. Filled With Vivid Stories Of Teter's Remarkable Experiences In Ministry And Church Planting, This Book Shows How We Can Live Out God's Call And Witness The Transformation Of Those Around Us. You Too Have Been Called By Jesus. Discover How God Empowers You To Play Your Part. Welcome To The 72.
- <strong>part I: Theology</strong>
- 1. Faith Comes First2. Sent To The Poor3. Wolves, Bears, And Crushing Pressure
- <strong>part Ii: Application</strong>
- 4. How People Become Christians5. Earnest And Powerful Prayers6. Friends: Secular To Sacred7. Experience: Healing And Hearing8. Conversion: Rejoice With Me
- Epilogue: A Final Benedictionacknowledgmentsnotes