Tag Archives: Ministry

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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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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The Body of Christ

When the Lord saved us He made us part of a body – the body of Christ. “For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body…” (I Corinthians 10:13). Too often we see our walk with God only as a relationship with Him.  We fail to see our bond with Him as connecting […]

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What is the Church Making?

Doctors fix bodies. Mechanic fix cars. What do churches fix? Lives and souls. God is asking us one question, Church – How’s Business? Have we lost God’s vision for the church? So many churches have lost their purpose. God’s original purpose seems to get caught up in the traditions of men! I read recently of […]

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God Is Calling

  Has God called you to ministry? Though all born again apostolic Christians are called to serve the cause of Christ, God calls certain persons to serve the Church as pastors and other ministry inside the local church. Writing to young Timothy, the Apostle Paul confirmed that “…..if a man desire the office of a […]

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Why Sunday School Is So Important

  Isaac and Ashley pulled into the church parking lot of First Apostolic Church at 9:57 on Sunday morning.  They were new in town.  Isaac’s job had transferred him when the new FedEx distribution hub had opened.  This was their first chance to attend at what they hoped would be their new church home.  Both […]

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Promotion

  Promotion is of the Lord – not of man. “For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.” (Psalm 75:6-7) This is a key to finding God’s perfect will for your life.  You must first […]

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Who Owns Your Car?

by Tim Massengale               Pastor Mark North took a last bite of his omelet and washed it quickly down with a gulp of black coffee.  Wiping his mouth with the napkin, he reached for the check. “Thanks again, Elder, for inviting me to meet you for breakfast.  Sorry to […]

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