There is a sense of “fear of man” rather than “fear of God” There is a shrinking fear from those of wealth or position. There is a fear that someone will perhaps offend and drive punishment people away.
Pastoring is challenging in difficult times so embrace the joy of Christ. (1 Thess 5:16,18).
We cannot miss this as a church in the business of all the ministry activities we do. The risen Christ implied the need for the mission to all nations.
Prayer should be our number one priority in building an intimate relationship with Christ
We are to give Jesus our top priority. I don’t want to ever miss that as a Christian.
As a pastor, my prayer and desire are to see that as leaders we will create a system from national, state, local, and church to work together to build leaders to see greater number of evangelism and baptism.
Scripture memorization is a, “lost art” in the modern churches.
Easter all took place in the city of Jerusalem about 2,000 years ago. Yet, this truth is for all of us as well.
Prayer is a vital part of an effective, strong, healthy, and biblical church!
One of the greatest sins in the church may be a lack of forgiveness, which stems from pride, and it stems from not preaching the gospel to ourselves.
Understanding and knowing the biblical prescribed marriage is not only for the deep theologians who can distinguish the differentiation.
Nobody ever told me how painful it is where people whom you trust turn around and betray your friendship.
Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12). He came as a mild babe in the manger (Incarnation).
A strong courageous leader must learn to overcome past mistakes and failures in Christ.
Thanksgiving to God is fundamental to a believer’s life for it is the only means of communicating with God which is inclusive of praise, prayer, and proclamation of God’s sacrificial death on the cross.
Our generation’s core problem is the central weakness of ecclesiology, an undervaluing of the local church.
There’s nothing that will save us from such eternal punishment except a saving faith in Christ by the grace of Almighty.
Prayer is one of the humblest postures a man can take. Then the opposite is true. Prayerlessness is pridefulness.
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We must get serious about reaching people who are far from God. There is a battle going on out there, and the church is losing ground.
Salvation is the mysterious working of the Triune God as the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit call upon all people to repent.
How can we withstand the attacks of the enemy for such a time as this? How can we go forward with this as we are being sanctified in the image of Christ?
Just recently, I was told by one of our core leaders in the church that I couldn’t be vulnerable and share about my past as it would get people worried that their leader didn’t “have his life together”.
Gilbert Tennent became a strong supporter of the Great Awakening, remembered for his sermon “The Danger of an Unconverted Ministry, which he preached at Nottingham, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1740.