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"A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks." (Luke 6:45)

Jan 12, 2021

Butch and Andrea discuss how the restrictions imposed by COVID actually created an opportunity to focus on the STS core values, and pushed them into innovations which have increased opportunities for ministry.

  Today’s show:

  • Identifying core values
  • New technology
  • Communication skills for online

Links … Simply the...

Dec 8, 2020

In a recent podcast,  Larry Dinkins issued a challenge to memorize Scripture.  This week he shares several techniques to efficiently add large amounts of Scripture to your “heart pocket.”

 Today’s show:

  • Why memorize scripture?
  • How to choose stories
  • How to learn difficult passages 

Links … Simply the Story

Aug 11, 2020

John and Doranne learned Simply The Story several years ago. Hear how they have applied the process during their many ministry opportunities. This retired couple shares amazing results working with people in disaster areas and military personnel.

Today’s show:

  • Retired Couples
  • Impacting Armed Forces
  • Disaster...

Jul 28, 2020

We included this graduation speech by Butch Vernon for a couple of reasons. First, it's inspiring for all of us to question where our passion lies. This speech includes 2 Bible stories, as well as rhetorical questions. What a great example of implementing parts of the STS process.

Today’s show:

  • Matt 17:24-27
  • Isaiah...

Apr 21, 2020

Today Butch Vernon teaches us how to learn a Bible story and lead a discussion. As a grandpa (pop-pop), he knows how to do this with children too. How do we adapt our learned abstract questions so that children, who think in terms of black and white, can understand and participate. How do we apply these Biblical...