What to do with a willing learner?

Russell Minick

Ted Hope had invested more than a decade in the remote jungles of Thailand preparing for this day.  Three Lisu village leaders stood at his door and demanded to be taught. “Do you speak Lisu talk?” the villagers asked. “Yes, I speak Lisu talk.” he answered. “Do you know the Most High God?” they asked. “Yes, I know the Most High God.” he answered. “Then tell us about him.  But do not lie to us. Whatever you say we will follow, so don’t you lie to us!” they demanded. So what …

Review, Learn, Practice. Review, Learn, Practice. Review, Learn…

Russell Minick

The pattern we are going to try and follow in our apprenticeship program is called 3-thirds.  The idea is to include enough time for people to process what they are learning. 1st 3rd = Review We share stories of how the teaching from the week before went.  It is also where we clear up questions. 2nd 3rd = Learn  A new idea is presented.  For this training it will be sequentially related to other lessons. 3rd 3rd = Practice We practice what we just heard.  This includes questions and trying …

“The Grove” an apprenticeship gathering

Russell Minick

Sunday nights at 5:30 pm Training cycle: Apprentices? – introduction and overview of the vision “God’s Story guides our stories” – CrownHeartWorld.com “Who we are and what we do” -basic of following Jesus “Righteous like a tree” – personal growth cycle of maturity: Psalm 1, the Sermon on the Mount, and spiritual formation. What is true?  Crown Heart World as a worldview that is comprehensively True (big picture stuff) but also experientially true (how we process experiences). Who are we and what do we do?  Followers of Jesus find their identity with …