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MISSIONS

BIBLICAL BASIS FOR MISSIONS
  • Satan's Undoing A 10-minute Skit about about the role of prayer in missions - performed as a one-man drama by Josh Wilson.
  • All The Earth - a study comparing the language of the Abrahamic Covenant with the Great Commission and its fulfillment in Revelation. (1-page PDF document - See bottom of page to get Adobe Acrobat for viewing this.)
  • How to Pray for the world a brief survey of the teachings of Jesus and Paul
  • Why Must Christians Preach the Gospel? Scriptures outlining the lost state of mankind.
  • Motivations for Mission: Seven Biblical Bases for World Mission Web Version (html) | Brochure Version (pdf)
  • Laborers: Analysis of Matt. 9 and the Missionary force needed

    GUIDANCE FOR MISSION INVOLVEMENT

  • Recommended Mission Resources for Your Church
  • Prepared for the Great Commission 5-page sermon showing how Jesus prepared His disciples to preach the Gospel to all the world and how He has likewise prepared us!
  • Finding your place in this world: 4 roles.
  • How to Lead a Concert of Prayer
  • Avenues of Involvement in Mission (101 ways to participate in world mission) Click Here for PDF version of "Avenues" as a 1-page brochure.
  • How to Get involved in Missions By G.P.
  • Roles in World Mission--where do you fit?
  • World Christian Support Groups: A model for developing World Mission Vision & Action
  • Why Campus Revivals Spark Missionary Advance By J. Edwin Orr
  • The Funnel - a Strategic paradigm for Mission Mobilization
  • DATABASE of information for church mission emphasis leaders - an organized collection of resources reviewed in the Mission Mobilizer's E-zine between March 1995 and June 1998.
  • How do you lend to the poor? Check out The TentMaker Project's Micro Enterprise Development Through the Church
  • HISTORY OF MISSIONS

  • Geographic Timeline of the first 1500 years of Christian Mission (2-page PDF document)
  • Missionaries of the Early Church 13 Centuries of Christian missionary work with brief biographical sketches and maps
  • One-page history chart of Modern Mission (PDF document)
  • Second Era Expansion of Modern Christianity Pioneers on the growing edges of Christianity from the Mid 1800's to the mid 1900's - 2 pages of lecture notes by Nate.
  • The Westminster Standards on Missions 2 pages of relevant quotes from the confession and larger catechism
  • State of the World The Status of World Religions and Christian Missions at the outset of the 21st Century - 1 page.

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    FAMILY

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    PERIODICALS

    • March 2011 Birth Announcement, Discrimination Ordinance, Peter
    • June 2011 Not your Average Church, Kids in Pictures, Grace Anne, Answers to Prayer
    • December 2011 What's Been Keeping Us, Recent Reads, Irene
    • March 2012 Summer Mission to Costa Rica, Lillian's Kid's Corner, Josh and Beni's Summer Internships in D.C.
    • May 2012 Funding Updates for Summer Trips, Publishing a Christian Worldview Internationally, Hope Victoria's Kid's Corner
    • September 2012 Where Did the Summer Go? Aletheia Joy
    • December 2012 Gasoline-Powered Thoughts On Revival, Betsy, Kansan Celts CD, Prayer Update
    • March 2013 Counting Blessings, Paper on Marriage, Jed
    • June 2013 It's a Girl: Margaret Prudence, Inverting Pareto's Law, Josh's Kid's Corner
    • September 2013 Can Discovering Sin be a Good Thing?, Because you Prayed, Kid's Corner: Beni
    • December 2013 About the Word, Because You Prayed, Amos
    • March 2014 You Pray - God Works; Kids' Corner: Peter
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    ARTS

    Family Album CD Family Album (1995)
    Lord's Prayer CD Lord's Prayer (1996)
    Christmas CD Christmas (1997)
    Sound & Meaning CD Sound & Meaning (1998)
    No Rock CD No Rock (1999)
    For The Kids CD For The Kids (2000) Preview contents | Order CD.
    Acoustic Midwifery CD Acoustic Midwifery (2001)
    Lover CD Lover (2007)
    Comfort & Joy CD Comfort & Joy (2008)
    Kansan Celts CD Kansan Celts (2012) Order CD | View Extended Album Info | Download Commercial-quality MP3's

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    BIBLE

    NATE'S BIBLE COMMENTARIES:

  • First Samuel
  • Ezekiel - Online version | Order book.
  • First Corinthians: A Call to Unity
  • First John
  • First Thessalonians
  • Second Thessalonians
  • Jonah - Online version | Order book.
  • Philippians - Online version | Order book
  • Leviticus - in process
  • Isaiah: A Call to Faith
  • Matthew: Introducing Jesus

    AUDIO RECORDINGS OF BIBLE BOOKS (Tape or CD):
    All but I Cor., Acts, and Romans have background instrumental music written by Christian artists.
    Sound quality has been lowered in the samples below for faster downloading.

  • Leviticus
  • Psalms 1-20
  • Ecclesiastes
  • Habakkuk
  • Mark
  • Acts
  • Romans
  • I Corinthians
  • Colossians
  • James
  • I Peter
  • I John Functions of Deity Book Cover

    TOPICAL STUDIES & CHURCH HISTORY

  • Why do different Bibles say different things, and is that a problem? - A brief introduction to New Testament textual criticism and a defense of embracing the variety of Greek editions and English translations available today.
  • Principles for Observing the Sabbath as Christians - 14-page paper
  • The Functions of Deity: You May Be Surprised Who Your God Is! - Nate's book on apologetics! Now available on Kindle - and on Nook!
  • Reformation Day Activities
  • Why do Christians worship on Sunday rather than Saturday? - Relevant Bible verses and an excerpt from Philip Schaff's History of Chrsitianity published in 1910.
  • Video of Nate giving a devotional message on Isaiah 55 at the Kansas State Capitol about 5 minutes of video
  • Comparison of the Westminster Confession of Faith and the London Baptist Confession - The text of the two documents have been merged with their differences highlighted.
  • The Confession of St. Patrick - with Scripture References and a sermon on following the example of Patrick's faith and obedience to Scripture.
  • In Search of the First Thanksgiving - A sermon for the Thanksgiving holidays based on Leviticus 23.
  • What the Bible Says about Hell - All instances of Sheol, Hades, & Gehenna in the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible with Strong’s numbers for reference and three centuries of English translations.
  • A Biblical Basis for Formal Church Membership.
  • He Descended into hell - Should we remove it from the Apostle's Creed?
  • Resurrection Eggs - Bible Prophecy and History Concerning Jesus’ Death & Resurrection
  • Resurrection Bible Study - all NT passages containing references to resurrection or raising the dead, organized topically.
  • What does it mean to worship? - a word study on the Biblical use of worship
  • Guitars in the Bible - How were stringed instruments used in the Bible? 2 pages of Bible texts.
  • Encounters With Jesus - a brief list of Bible accounts of what people did when they met Jesus; examples to us all!
  • Bible texts on the Trinity - Includes the Deity of Christ and person of the Holy Spirit
  • Is it Biblical to Seek Brokenness? - a survey of how the Bible uses this word.
  • The Bible and Baptism What is the Biblical way to administer baptism?
  • Baptism - What, Why, How, and Who: a follow-up on the above paper which presents the data in a more organized and succinct format.
  • The Baptism and Temptation of Christ If Jesus was sinless, why was He baptized?
  • The Essentials of the Kerygma What must we preach?
  • Gentiles and Jesus' Time Survey of the Gospels that shows Jesus' "time" relates to His death and also to His being glorified by Gentiles.
  • What Makes Christianity Unique? Jesus' claim to be the Way, the Truth, and the Life
  • The Immutability of God - God's nature as unchanging (a Bible study)
  • The Justice of God - God's nature as righteous (a Bible Study)
  • Worship under the Old Testament Monarchy - Lessons we can learn from the way they did church in the Old Testament.
  • What does it mean to PREACH? - the context of every occurance of the word "preach" in the Bible.
  • Comparison of Millennial end-time views
  • Sodom & Gomorrah: Archaeological evidence that God punishes sin
  • Comparison of Bible Genealogies
  • Levitical Sacrifices - a chart simply laying out the system.
  • Biblical Prophecy - What is it and what is it for?
  • American Presbyterians in the 19th Century and Beyond a one-page lecture outline by Nate
  • 2 Essays on Modern Church History: "Stuart Puritans and the Westminister Confession" and "Revival vs. Revivalism in the Great Awakenings"
  • Ancient Church History Timeline - outlining events in every year from 100-600 AD.

    EXEGETICAL STUDIES & SERMONS

  • Genesis 2:16-21 - The Covenant of Works & The Making of Woman - Translation and Commentary (pdf)
  • Deuteronomy 4 - Generational Vision
  • Deuteronomy 6:1-6 - The Shema and the Mosaic Covenant (pdf)
  • I Samuel 4-7 - When God Lets You Down
  • 1 Samuel 14:1-23 - Faith & Courage: A Character Study of Jonathan
  • Psalm 95 - Our God
  • I Samuel 25 - Abigail: a godly example
  • Psalm 119: 1-8 - The Blessings of God's Law Click here for a printable version of the notes (pdf) | Click Here for the audio version on SermonAudio.com
  • Ecclesiastes 7 - A poetic analysis and sermon.
  • Ninety-eight Expositions on the Book of Isaiah - Sermon series on the entire book
  • 12 Expositions on the book of Jonah
  • Amos - An Overview and Outline
  • 148 Expositions on the Gospel of Matthew
  • 62 Expositions on 1 Corinthians
  • 2 Corinthians 8:1-5 - Remember the Poor - Learning from the Example of the Macedonian church's giving
  • Ephesians 1:11-23 - The privileged Status of the Church - Sermon for Worship in the Park 2007, Manhattan, KS
  • Four E's in Ephesians: Eph. 1 - Exalting the Lord Jesus Christ Text | Audio
    Four E's in Ephesians: Eph. 2 and 3 - Evangelizing the World Text | Audio
    Four E's in Ephesians: Eph. 4 - Equipping the Saints with the Bible Text | Audio
    Four E's in Ephesians: Eph. 5 and 6 - Encouraging Godly Households Text
  • Phil. 1:20 - My Earnest Expectation
  • Philippians 4:4-7 - The Sin of Joylessness
  • Colossians 1:3-8 - The spread of the Gospel
  • Colossians 3:1-4 - If you have been raised with Christ...
  • I Peter 3:15ff - Are You Ready? Sangre de Cristo Seminary

    BIBLICAL LANGUAGE RESOURCES

  • Introduction to Greek letters and Grammar
  • Introduction to Hebrew letters and Grammar
  • Sangre De Cristo School for Biblical Studies - the best place to learn Greek and Hebrew!
  • New Testament Greek language starter quizzes. Includes two quizzes, one for learning the Greek alphabet and one for learning beginning vocabulary. This is a 258KB zip file that you install in your computer. Instructions are included.
  • Concise Hebrew Vocabulary Learning Kit 2-page chart with quizes based on John Watt's list of Hebrew words used 300 or more times in the Bible.
  • Click here for information about Greek and Hebrew fonts used on this website.
  • Greek Screen Font Created by Nate, Josh, and Beni Wilson
  • Hebrew Vocabulary List for Paige Kelley's Biblical Hebrew Text - pdf file
  • Hebrew Vocabulary Flashcard templates for Paige Kelley's Biblical Hebrew Text (pdf)
  • Greek language learning exercises from the classic Machen text, New Testament Greek for Beginners - pdf Lessons 4-12 | Lessons 13-22 | Lessons 23-33.
  • If you can't view the pdf files listed above, get PDFlite Reader (free download)
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    Nate is the organizing pastor of Christ the Redeemer Church of Manhattan, Kansas

    Background photo by Nate Wilson of rock wall in Hardscrabble Canyon, Colorado.