Mark your calendars! Here are the Joy Bible Institute terms for 2017:
• Term 1 (Monday, 6 March 2017 – Thursday, 18 May 2017)
• Term 2 (Monday, 5 June 2017 – Thursday, 17 August 2017)
• Term 3 (Monday, 11 September 2017 – Sunday, 26 November 2017)
You may now download the notes from the Evangelism Today Seminar, 8-9 April 2016 with pastors Philip Naias, Kiel Maimai, and J. Gary Ellison. Here is the table of contents:
DEFINING EVANGELISM AND THE GOSPEL
1.1. Missio dei – God is on a Mission
1.2. God’s Mission (Missio dei) is the Church’s Mission
THE GOSPEL AT WORK IN DISCIPLE-MAKING STATIONS
2.1. Types of Churches
2.2. How can the church be more faithful in evangelism?
2.3. The Role of the Church in Evangelism
2.4. Implications for Evangelism
2.5. Discipleship: The Missing Link
2.6. Process of Discipleship
2.7. The Principles of Discipleship
2.8. When You Pray, Pray For
2.9. Evangelism at the Individual Level
2.10. Three Approaches to Evangelism
METHODS AND STRATEGIES OF EVANGELISM
3.1. Being a Christ’s Witness
3.2. Relationship Evangelism
3.3. Strategized personal evangelism
3.4. Crusade Evangelism
3.5. Church planting
3.6. Front door Evangelism
3.7. Reaching special groups
3.8. Mass Media Evangelism
Joy Bible Institute is sponsoring a Cults Seminar Friday evening and Saturday morning, 17-18 June.
The following speakers will contribute: Pastors Kiel Maimai, Philip Naias, Maurice Nicholson, Dave Wood, and J. Gary Ellison.
Seminar Topics include:
- Introduction to the Cults
- Jehovah’s Witnesses
- Seventh Day Adventism
- Islam (The Religion)
- Conclusion: How should we respond?
DATES and TIMES
17 June: 7 pm to 9 pm
18 June: 8 am to noon
PLACE: Joy Bible Institute Chapel
The English portions of this seminar will be translated into Bislama.
Joy Bible Institute is sponsoring a night course on Genesis chapters 1-11 and its application to scientific evidence and implication for values.
The course will be taught by Maurice Nicholson who has a Graduate Diploma in Teaching in biology. For 11 years, Maurice worked as a scientist with the Department of Primary Industries at the Maroochy Research Station in southeast Queensland, Australia. His work was in the areas of pineapple flower induction, selection and testing of mutations within banana varieties and breeding of paw-paw (papaya).
This course will focus on the intersection of the Bible with science and values, with special attention given to the first eleven chapters of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. Science teachers and students are especially encouraged to attend.
DATES: Every Monday night, 13 June through 1 August
TIME: 6 pm to 9 pm
We encourage you to quickly submit your application so that you may have adequate time to prepare for the school year beginning MARCH 2, 2015.There are two ways to apply:
- Download your STUDENT APPLICATION here.
- Or fill out an online application here: ONLINE APPLICATION
We also need a recommendation from your pastor. He may download the form here: PASTOR’S RECOMMENDATION (Or you may download it for him and give it to him.)
These forms may be typed and send by email, or you may print them and mail them to:
Joy Bible Institute
P. O. Box 808
Port Vila, Vanuatu
We look forward to hearing from you!
Rev. Stephen and Helen Blake
Near the beginning of each school year, we have a special Spiritual Emphasis Week. This year, we are honored to have Rev. Stephen Blake as our special guest speaker.
Stephen is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God in Australia. Stephen and Helen Blake are long time friends of Vanuatu and of Joy Bible Institute. They have ministered extensively in Vanuatu, the Philippines, Belarus, Estonia, El Salvador, Thailand, Turkey, Israel and India! They also started the “Community Christian Schools Vanuatu” in response to the school education needs in Vanuatu. They have been a great blessing and we look forward to their ministry the second week of March.
Stephen will minister during our Spiritual Emphasis Week beginning Monday night, 7 March through Friday, 11 March as well as during the morning chapel services Tuesday and Thursday. You are invited to attend!