Can you imagine a group of Adventist farmers arguing over which is most important- harvesting vs. planting, growing food vs. feeding people, praying for a good crop vs. getting out in the field to pick some produce? And all the while fields are waiting to be planted, cultivated, reaped and brought to market.
Can you imagine a group of Adventist believers arguing over which is most important- public evangelism vs. friendship evangelism, doctrines vs. Jesus, the need for more prayer vs. the need for more outreach, etc.
I’ve discovered in my ministry that all of these are false dichotomies. They are not either/or but both/and. We need it all! Farming takes an entire harvest cycle, and soul winning does too.
What does it take to integrate two harvest cycles a year into our churches, schools and Adventist institutions? Continue reading