IT'S TIME TO MEET THE CHALLENGE
IN 1994, THE MINISTRIES AND MINISTERS OF OUR CHURCH HAVE MET
LENGES. In fact, The Living Christmas Tree, is just one great
example of meeting the chal-
lenge of ministry. This past week, including the choir,
orchestra, cast, and crew, a total of
14,922 PEOPLE WERE ON OUR CAMPUS TO SEE THE LIVING CHRISTMAS
outstanding news is that 834 PEOPLE REGISTERED THAT THEY PRAYED
CHRIST DURING THE PRESENTATION. This is a great glory to God!
The splendid leader-
ship of BUSTER PRAY and our entire music staff involved hundreds
in this ministry. My friends, that is real ministry . . .
involving others in doing ministry.
A FEW OF OUR WONDERFUL PEOPLE STRUGGLED WITH THE CONCEPT OF
SPONSOR TICKETS. Yet, many outstanding testimonies were shared
about how grateful
many were to have this option. For example, one of our young
sponsor tickets and 29 of his employees attended together one
evening. He said to me,
"I have invited for years and they never came, but the ticket
motivated them to come." Our ushers testified that crowd
control has never been better and they gave credit to the
sponsor tickets option. Many people from surrounding states
took advantage of the opportunity to purchase sponsor tickets
which assured them that after traveling for miles they would not
be turned away due to an already capacity crowd. Many who were
invited by someone and given a sponsor ticket came to know
Jesus. The sponsor ticket section turned out to be less than
one-third of our Worship Cen ...
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