The Church is God’s vehicle to establish His kingdom in the earth. His authority and government is most fully expressed in the church. In this lesson we want to take a look at the pattern of Church government according to the New Testament. In New Testament Church government, Christ’s example is the base upon which we must build. His servanthood and love are expressed through the ministry of elders and deacons for the purpose of nurturing and serving the people of God. … More Local Church Government
An unhealthy view of conflict can result in seeds of division. A weak concept of mercy and love that shuns confrontation often bears worse fruit. In the name of tolerance or maturity, some people attempt to evade necessary resolutions, thus producing the very trauma they sought to avoid. Only by a healthy view of conflict will a church grow into maturity.
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No doubt, you are very much aware of how important God’s Word is to your daily victories. You may have already been able to see yourself growing as a result of applying the Word of God to your life. Whether it is overcoming the world, flesh, sin, or the Devil, the Word of God, along with God’s Spirit, is the key to victory. The Bible is significant in the life of a Christian. … More Victory Through the Word
On April 25, 2010, Crossroads Christian Church, on Highway 169 and Highway 20 East will become DestinyLife Church Owasso. Glenn and his wife Ami will serve as the lead pastors with a pastoral team along with the Voss’ in a supportive role. Pastor Jack and Janice Voss will remain as part of the pastoral team, but see a change in their focus that will include more traveling ministry and missions. … More DestinyLife Church Owasso and Crossroads Christian Center Becomes One
Now many will argue that gifts of apostles do not exist today. Respected writers and scholars often teach that apostles, prophets, and the miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit ceased to operate with the death of the Apostle John. These elaborate arguments against present-day apostles are extrapolated from the same Scriptures that others use to … More Abiding Validity of Apostles
God’s government is best seen operating in the Church. The Church is the primary means in which He establishes His rule in the earth. His eternal purpose is demonstrated through the church and is revealed before the principalities and powers (Eph 3:19), which includes earthly authorities as well as angelic and demonic host. To speak … More The Church As The Means of God’s Government
By having a blog I will be able to connect from twitter and facebook and present a regular communique’. Thanks for helping me get the word out. I trust you will find helpful answers from these blog. Return and check it out. … More Entering the Blogging World for the First Time, Again