Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Outreach/Preach It

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Preach It
North American Division
See also Preach It - Advanced
Skill Level 2
Year of Introduction: 2009

The requirements listed for this honor are those proposed to the NAD. The NAD has accepted the honor, but has not yet released the official requirements. It is not known whether the official requirements differ from the proposed requirements, but once that information is available, this page will be updated.

The NAD has recently adopted the practice of not releasing the official requirements (and answers) until after the honor patches have been received by AdventSource. This takes several months, so we expect to see the official documentation sometime in the summer of 2009. Releasing the information sooner (as has been done in the past) causes an undue burden on AdventSource, because they receive many phone calls asking about the tokens.

Unlike many AY Honors, this honor does not have “knowledge” requirements categorized separately from action requirements. Rather, the requirements for honor completion are listed categorically.

Instructor required[edit | edit source]

Instructor Requirements
  • A. An adult who has preaching skills OR
  • B. Any holder of the advanced Preach It honor OR
  • C. Your pastor

1. Spiritual Preparation[edit | edit source]

a. What is intentional spiritual preparation?[edit | edit source]

b. Discuss with your instructor the role of spiritual preparation in evangelism.[edit | edit source]

2. Seed sowing[edit | edit source]

a. What is seed sowing?[edit | edit source]

Seed sowing is an activity that opens the way for evangelism. It is somewhat secular in nature, and thus non-threatening to people who are anti-religion. People who would not normally attend an evangelistic program may well attend one of these activities. If successful, a seed-sowing activity leaves a positive impression about the church on the participants and establishes a level of trust.

b. Name 5 examples of “seed sowing”[edit | edit source]

  • Depression Seminar
  • Personal Finance Seminar
  • Computer classes
  • Healthy Lifestyle Management classes
  • Auto Mechanic class
  • Child care

c. Participate in at least one “seed sowing” event[edit | edit source]

Though this honor requires you to participate in only one seed sowing event, it is good practice to host two seed sowing events between each evangelism series.

3. Invitation – Demonstrate and/or explain three ways to invite someone to an evangelistic meeting.[edit | edit source]

4. Understand a Budget[edit | edit source]

1. Develop a budget with the pastor or your evangelistic team leader[edit | edit source]

2. Know how much money you have to work with and how to adjust your planning based on your budget[edit | edit source]

3. Unless it is already available at your venue, find out the costs of[edit | edit source]

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Printed materials[edit | edit source]

Mailing and postage costs[edit | edit source]

Advertising[edit | edit source]

Radio announcements;

Building rent[edit | edit source]

5. Know the law/code regarding holding public meetings in your area.[edit | edit source]

6. Equipment Knowledge - List, describe the use of, and specialized care for the equipment needed in a media-based evangelistic series, such as the following[edit | edit source]

Projector[edit | edit source]

Know proper care of equipment[edit | edit source]

How to protect from dust (especially in 3rd world countries)
Demonstrate ability to properly connect to computer and operate

Computer[edit | edit source]

Know proper care (protection from dust etc.)[edit | edit source]

Demonstrate ability to hook up and use with projector.[edit | edit source]

Understand the program for using a “split screen”
Be familiar with the various plug adapters for use in other countries

Power Inverter[edit | edit source]

A power inverter, or inverter, is an electronic device or circuitry that changes direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC). The input voltage, output voltage and frequency, and overall power handling depend on the design of the specific device or circuitry. The inverter does not produce any power; the power is provided by the DC source.

7. Sermon Preparation - Using Media type split screen computer evangelist sermons[edit | edit source]

1. Demonstrate ability to edit[edit | edit source]

2. Use the “1st time translation sheet” and learn spacing[edit | edit source]

3. Work with a translator*[edit | edit source]

4. Practice the sermon 3-5 times out loud with a translator*[edit | edit source]

5. Work with your instructor for advice and input to improve your presentation.[edit | edit source]

8. Getting Decisions – Altar Calls[edit | edit source]

1. What is an altar call?[edit | edit source]

2. What are some key ingredients of an altar call?[edit | edit source]

9. Present a five minute sermon you have edited[edit | edit source]

10. Evangelist Meeting Follow-up[edit | edit source]

What does the term Disciple mean?[edit | edit source]

What was Christ's method of discipling?[edit | edit source]

Name five things a church can do to disciple a new believer[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]