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Disciples are Made- Not Born

Jesus is Lord whether you want Him to be or not. Jesus Christ is the Creator of all things and “by the word of His power” He holds everything together. Have you ever considered how little of your life you control? Did you decide when you would be born? Or who your parents would be? […]

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The Devil IS the Problem!

 In 1 John 5:18-19 we read, “He that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not. And we know that we are of God and the whole world lieth in wickedness.” That last statement is quite disturbing! “The whole world lieth in wickedness.” Why is that? And what, if anything, […]

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Noised Abroad: Pentecostals Disturb the Peace

Exuberant worship has always been a hallmark of the Pentecostal experience.  On the Day of Pentecost, crowds gathered to observe believers caught up in an ecstasy of worship.  Their behaviour must have seemed rowdy and disruptive, since the outpouring was “noised abroad” and Peter offered the famous qualifier:  “For these are not drunken, as ye […]

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5 Keys to Success in Marriage

5 Keys to Success in Marriage

  There exists an age old question regarding which type of relationship style provides the best potential for a happy marriage.  What is the ideal blend of personalities, interests, backgrounds, experiences, and other characteristics that results in marital bliss?  There is not a single correct answer.  Couples manage to find success in marriage in all […]

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Why God Had To Become A Man

Why God Had To Become A Man

During our recent trip to Israel, we noticed a big billboard-like sign in the city of Nazreth that read as follows: “O people of the Scripture (Christians)! Do not exceed the limits in your religion. Say nothing but the truth about Allah (The One True God). The Christ Jesus, Son of Mary was only a […]

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2014: Your Best Year Yet

  The American Indians tell a parable of a brave who found an eagle’s egg and put it into the nest of a prairie chicken. The eaglet hatched with the brood of chicks and grew up as one of them.  All his life, the changeling eagle, thinking he was prairie chicken, did what prairie chickens […]

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Effective Church Growth Planning

Most people credit Henry Ford with inventing the automobile. The truth is he didn’t. Although he held many patents on various automotive mechanisms, the invention of the first self-powered carriage is credited to Nicolas Cugnot of France in 1771.  But history does credit Henry Ford with being a master of effective planning.  His idea for […]

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The Good that is Not Good Enough

The rich young man that asked Jesus – “Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?” – was, by our standards, a good man. Since his childhood he had kept all the commandments of which Jesus spoke. “Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: […]

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Thanksgiving!

There is a prophetic description of our day given in the first part of II Timothy 3. As we look down through this list of the shortcomings of this era, we might think that being “unthankful” is one of the lesser evils of our day. It is, in fact, one of the most evil!   […]

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Into All the World: Azusa Missionary Efforts

Into All the World:  Azusa Missionary Efforts                 For the earliest Pentecostals, the outpouring of the Holy Ghost signaled God’s greatest restoration of apostolic power to the end-time Church.  Spirit-baptized believers responded with urgency to the call to carry the Full Gospel message to the uttermost parts of the earth.  While some well-intentioned messengers ultimately […]

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