I’d like to encourage you all to attend the next Emmaus Essentials course beginning on March 11th (Correction – we have decided to start this class on April 1st instead of March 11. We feel it would be better for the folks at Emmaus if they had more of a break between EE courses. The schedule on the website will be updated shortly). Russell Schmidt will be leading the class on Sundays at 10:00am and Joe Anady will be leading the class on Tuesdays at 5:30pm. The content of both classes will be similar as we go through Paul Tripp’s book, “Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands” – It’s an amazing book that has the potential of bringing deep transformation both to your individual life and also to the life of the church. Russell has a real passion for this topic and I know that it will be enjoyable for you to sit under his teaching.
Please take a look at this course, and the entire Emmaus Essentials track, at www.emmauscf.org/essentials
You can sign up for this course by clicking on the “Join Us” link below the picture of the book.
Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands
About the book: In many ways, the church today has more consumers than committed participants. We see church merely as an event we attend or an organization we belong to, rather than as a calling that shapes our entire life. Many of us would be relieved if God had place dour sanctification in the hands of trained professionals, but that simply is not the biblical model. God’s plan is that through the faithful ministry of every part, the whole body will grow to maturity in Christ. Tripp explains how his work follows an “all of my people, all of the time” model. If you followed the Lord for a thousand years, you would still need the ministry of the body of Christ as much as you did the day you first believed. This need will remain until our sanctification is complete in Glory. This is a comprehensive treatment of how God uses people as tools of change in the lives of others, people who themselves are in need of change.
About the Author: Paul Tripp is the president of Paul Tripp Ministries (www.paultrippministries.org), a nonprofit organization, whose mission statement is “Connecting the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life.” This mission leads Paul to weekly speaking engagements around the world. In addition to being a gifted communicator and sought after conference speaker with Paul Tripp Ministries, Paul is the Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Life and Care in Fort Worth, Texas, and has taught at respected institutions worldwide. As an author, Paul has written many books on Christian Living that are read and distributed internationally. He has been married for many years to Luella and they have four grown children.