Category: Ministry

Biblical Mandate for Church Planting

The First & Biggest Step to Planting a Church

I heard what I thought was God’s voice saying, “You have the wrong sermon for tomorrow.” It was late Saturday night and I had just completed the last touches for preparing my sermon to preach the next morning at our new church plant in urban Seattle. “But Lord,” I contended, lying on the floor, face down and my chin propped […]

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God's Promises

Understanding How God’s Promises Work

And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus. (Phil. 4:19) This verse is very encouraging, and believers reference it frequently. The problem, however, is that it is often taken out of context or wrongly applied. Paul, in the course of the ministry God called him to do, admitted the challenge […]

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Boston City Hall (WikiCommons)

Satanic Temple Asks Boston To Fly Its Flag After Supreme Court Ruling for Christian Flag

The Satanic Temple (TST) is requesting to fly a flag over Boston City Hall after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that the city violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist seeking to fly a Christian flag on a pole outside the downtown building. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, TST tweeted a request filed Tuesday with the city […]

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Communion Wine And Bread

Come to the Feast

The man was a scoundrel, certainly not worthy of the invitation he had just received. He had stolen before—he had even stolen from the king’s treasury. And now he was eyeing the fat purse on the richly-dressed nobleman headed his way on the main road, when he felt a tap on his shoulder. Oh no, he though. Caught at last. “Sir,” a […]

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Doctrinal Uniqueness and Unity of the Evangelical Church Winning ALL (ECWA)

Doctrinal Uniqueness and Unity of the Evangelical Church Winning ALL (ECWA)

How a Church can remain faithful to their history and biblical legacies in a changing world. Many nuances of doctrinal beliefs and practices appear to remain in the background of how things are conceptualized and applied within ECWA circles, however, quite often the details are not very familiar or thoroughly discussed with members and even some pastors who might not […]

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Gen Z

Christ’s Resurrection: Knowing Heaven and Reviving Dreams

The Easter season is a celebration of second chances, renewal, and surprising fulfillment. This is not only true for those who witnessed the first Easter, but for us today as well! On the first Easter Sunday, God took the disciples’ greatest disappointment and turned it into their greatest happiness. Unfortunately for us, disappointment is one of the biggest deterrents of […]

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God’s Message to the Church at Sardis and Your Church in Revelation

God’s Message to the Church at Sardis and Your Church in Revelation

The Book of Revelation has a message for the 7 churches that could help us examine the health or sickness of our own church, including the Church at Sardis. The Churches: Past and Present The Book of Revelation has a message for all churches and not just the 7 churches in Revelation 2 and 3. These messages can help us […]

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A Cry for Revival

Praying For Revival: But Do You Have A Reference Point?

Praying For Revival: But Do You Have A Reference Point? A reference point in this correspondence is a motivating factor or a precedent. Is there a challenge or an aspiration to overcome or attain? Without a doubt, for many of us, the word Revival may not be a new vocabulary, but its meaning and depth. In October 2020, we joined […]

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Cathedral

A Church Without a Chest

One of the insights of C.S. Lewis’ The Abolition of Man is that we are moved not by abstract formulas, by bare concepts, or even by the “facts, facts, facts” that the schoolmaster Gradgrind sought to stuff into his young receptacles, but by visions of beauty and worth. These visions stir what Lewis calls the “chest,” the seat of powerful and almost […]

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BMW just unveiled its first color-changing car, and you have to see it to believe it

BMW just unveiled its first color-changing car, and you have to see it to believe it

BMW’s color-changing concept car is known as the “iX Flow featuring E Ink.” Shown off at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada this week. (Video, BMW) The BMW Flow electric SUV concept can change colors (hues) at the press of a button, going from white to gray or black and back again instantly, with future plan for all […]

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