Plumbline April 2018

Apr 2, 2018

“From drug addict to Precept leader and church planter”

You’re helping people like Denis share the treasure of God’s Word

Recently, I spent several days in Kiev, Ukraine, studying 2 Timothy with Precept leaders. It didn’t take long to realize that I was the student and they were the experienced teachers!

2 Timothy 1:8 (ESV) says, “Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God . . .” Teaching this to these dedicated disciples felt awkward to me.

Why was it difficult?

Take Denis for example. He’s a former drug addict who found freedom in Christ while studying Precept in his rehabilitation center…