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Praying in Tongues for the Evangelical: How does it work?

July 29, 2011 by

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How do you teach on a supernatural gift? After all, the ability to do it is given directly from God to us. That is true, however, I believe God is giving grace in these last days to allow us to teach on all supernatural gifts. I don’t believe we can teach someone how to do […]

Praying in Tongues for the Evangelical: Is it good?

July 27, 2011 by

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I thought I would touch on one of the most controversial topics in the Bible for today’s church. The gift of tongues comes up time and time again when talking about the gifts of the Holy Spirit. I am posting on this topic to hopefully pull back the curtain on the ‘mysteriousness’ of this particular […]

Simple Ministry to a Lost World

July 25, 2011 by

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Here is my attempt to simplify the ministry that everyone in the church has been called to join. If everyone in the church is in full-time ministry (and we are supposed to be), then what is our ministry?  We are in the ministry of sharing with the lost world the relationship we have with Jesus.  […]

A Direction for Youth Ministry

July 22, 2011 by

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I am not a youth pastor, or directly related to ministry to the youth. However, I have been a youth pastor. I also volunteered in youth ministry for 5 years. With that said, the fact that I am not currently in a youth ministry position or related directly to a youth ministry at this time […]

Who is Right? The Charismatic or the Evangelical.

July 8, 2011 by

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There are some serious stereotypical differences between the Charismatic believer and the Evangelical believer.  These differences must stop for the Body of Christ to achieve what we have been called to achieve as one Body. I have friends and family that are both Charismatic and Evangelical. I grew up in an Evangelical church, but now […]

Making Sure the Bridegroom Knows Us

July 7, 2011 by

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Matthew 25:11-12 “Later the others also came. ‘Lord, Lord,’ they said, ‘open the door for us!’ “But he replied, ‘Truly I tell you, I don’t know you.'” I just posted ‘Time: Our greatest Commodity.’ In that post I discussed how our greatest commodity to spend on anything to become successful is time.  I then talked […]

Process: Perception is Everything

July 6, 2011 by

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I recently watched the live streaming from Gateway Church this past Sunday where Pastor Preston Morrison continued their current series on ‘The Wilderness.’ First, let me say: AMAZING!!! This post will be my comments based upon the message he gave. Some of the thoughts here will be from Pastor Morrison. I will do my best […]