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We Are Free!

February 2, 2012 by

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‘Sin is not a disqualification from the things of God. But, rather, sin is an INDICATION of where you must surrender your heart.’ -unknown When we struggle with a particular temptation we must realize that we have been given the power by God to overcome it. Jesus set us free from the power of sin! […]

Would God Do That?

January 31, 2012 by

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It is arrogance for us to think that God would not do something in someone because we can’t find a scripture for it and we haven’t experienced it ourselves.  I have actually thought this many times. This usually happens when God manifests Himself in someone either physically or emotionally, or possibly some other visible way. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

All I really need to know I learned in Sunday School

June 22, 2011 by

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I have been pondering what the Christian walk really is, and what we have been asked to do.  It’s actually pretty simple. But Jesus said, “Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 Jesus also said, “Truly I […]

The Process is Everything

June 18, 2011 by

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What we felt like we were called to: My wife lost her job last October. We both began asking the Lord what He was doing in our lives. This was a surprising reaction to both of us, since we would be losing over 25% of our income. Through prayer and seeking after direction, we believe […]