Have you ever thought your life was not making a difference? Compared to what? Compared to what you thought your life was going to be or what you see in others? False comparisons and failure to understand God’ providence lead us to believe our lives don’t matter. Paul, the apostle, tells us that when we … More God, Your Life, And The New Year
A friend of ours recently responded to my latest blog on Why Pastors Support Trump. I posted it on Facebook and my friend countered why he had trouble supporting Trump. He gave four reasons why it was difficult to support Trump’s presidency. Here is my response. Thank you for your thoughts in regards to my … More Responding to Trump Support
The epistle of James says, “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, … More James 5 Prayer – Is anyone among you sick?
(This article is taken from Apostolic Government in the 21st Century, by Glenn Shaffer) Apostolic Authority, Flaunted or Discerned Anytime a truth is brought forth in the Church, the flesh of man is always present. We must always be reminded we have this treasure in earthen vessels. Excesses can happen in doctrine or practice. We … More Apostles, Servants or Celebrities
Means and Mode of Tithing Worshiping with your tithe can be one of the most rewarding aspects of honoring God. Those who have this revelation often find great joy in their giving. When increase comes they set aside the first ten percent as belonging to God. We tithe on the increase. If there is no … More Abiding Validity of the Tithes – Part 3
The Purpose of the Tithe There is something powerful about worshiping God systematically with our substance. It is a constant act of worship revealing our faith, God’s ownership, and our submission. It takes faith to give ten percent of your increase off the top. It constantly reminds us that God has ownership over our lives. … More The Abiding Validity of the Tithe – Part 2
I have never met a tither who regretted tithing. I have found them to be joyful about their giving and honoring God with their substance. I have, however, met non-tithers who argued against tithing and even seemed angry against those who honored God in this way. Their opposition is often inordinate toward those who taught … More Abiding Validity of the Tithe – Part 1