After 1,000 years of preaching the gospel, there was still only one believer for every 270 people. In 1900, there was one for every fiftyone people; in 1950, one in twentyseven; in 1980, one in eleven; and in 1990, one believer for every seven people. Today, there is nearly one in four. What growth! It’s amazing to see scripture fulfilled. … More Inauguration of the Kingdom
Once strongholds and on going sinful patterns are removed from your life you will discover what true temptation is about. Temptation can be overcome. … More Overcoming Temptation
Give God thanks for delivering you from the power of sin. … More What is Sin?
A Christian viewpoint must be reasoned from the Bible. The Word of God is alive and powerful and is able to judge the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. That is why you must guard your heart. The world entices the mind and heart. The more your heart is given to God, the less you will be attracted to the world. … More Overcoming the World
A quick look through the Scriptures reveal the Bible holds this to be true that the Old Testament Israel is fulfilled in the saints of the New Testament made up of both Jews and Gentiles. … More Who is the Israel of God?
When you give up everything, you are turning your life, thoughts, money, job, friends, relationships, talents, parts of your body, your family, and your future over to God. Some people want to hold on to certain parts of their life. They are not willing to take the risk to see if Jesus is real. Their reluctance keeps them from becoming disciples. Before long they have become snared with the cares of life. While they started out excited about Jesus, they soon became sidetracked. Being a disciple will teach you how to overcome three areas in your life, (1) the world, (2) the devil, and (3) sin. … More Are You a Disciple?
A Christian response is to peach the gospel, pray for our national leaders, support a national defense against evil, and build friendships with Muslims here in the United States and abroad for personal influence and conversions. The later is an active role for a long-term problem, but for now we need biblical defense addressing evil with the force necessary to abolish the threat. The last thing we need is another awful Christian response. … More An Awful Christian Response to ISIS
To experience community one must be open to sharing life with others. Community is the fundamental aspect of the kingdom. The kingdom is relational and relationships are enhanced and strengthened through transparency. Transparency builds trust and trust builds community. Take a moment and take this survey and see where you are in experiencing community in your life. … More Experiencing Community
One of the first signs of an immature person is that they are unable to accept criticism. Though no one likes to be criticized, the mature person understands the value of it and how to handle criticism. There are three aspects one must determine in order to handle criticism appropriately. … More How to Handle Criticism
There is no greater fulfillment in life than serving in the Master’s kingdom. Each person has a part to play. For centuries the church has been divided into two groups, clergy and layman. Now God has begun to take down that wall of separation. The healthiest churches around the world are those in which all members are encouraged to become active in their gifts. … More Every Member A Minister