I have regularly said over the years one of the best things that can happen to you in your own personal growth, is for one of your favorite authors or teachers to write or teach something with which you disagree. This challenges you to decide if your thoughts or beliefs are really your own and … More John Piper and Hug-a-Thug Theology
I read article after article instructing the Church on how millennials do not accept absolutes, rules, or authority. We are told they are leaving the Church in large numbers or transferring over to more traditional practices of liturgy. They are tired of hip and cool preachers, performances on the platform, and shallow experiences. Let’s take … More Are Millennials a Reflection?
In the New Testament every believer was seen as a minister. Those called to the five-fold gifts were given to equip the members to do the work of the ministry (Eph 4:11-12). Since every member in the body of Christ is to be a minister there must be equipping and developing of those ministers. Equipping … More Five Keys to Developing in Ministry
In the church today many are wrestling with the ministry of the apostle and trying to grasp what authority an apostle has and what does that authority look like. Like any function in the church it can become more complicated because of the weakness of man’s flesh, yet God has chosen to work through earthen … More Understanding Apostolic Authority
The season of Advent is the Christian’s time to commemorate the arrival of Christ the King. The promise of the Messiah was declared over and over by the prophets of old. This promise was always connected to His reign, rule, and kingdom. Isaiah the prophet announces, “For to us a Child shall be born, to … More His Government-It’s Peace
How do apostles work together with teams of workers and alongside other apostles? This article presents a biblical paradigm of three levels of apostolic function and how they function. Beginning with the apostolic team I want to show how such a team is formed and demonstrate from the scripture the validity of such. This will … More APOSTOLIC ADMINISTRATION
Every day Ami and I have offered a prayer of gratefulness for the blessings provided for us in this sabbatical. We had no idea of what to expect as we entered into this special time, but it has been amazing. We are now in the second half of our sabbatical and it continues to be … More Open Letter to DestinyLife – Second Half of the Sabbatical