4 Ways to Serve Your Churchby Patricia Coldiron
Serving your church involves much more than just listening to the sermon. There are many ways you can serve your church, and not only serve others, but enhance your own spiritual growth.
Is It Wrong for Women to be Church Leaders?by Max Aplin
God's standard pattern is for men and not women to be church leaders, and this is a principle that applies to the whole church age. However, it is wrong to take this principle as a cast iron rule that can have no exceptions, and we should not be closed to God acting exceptionally at times by raising up women leaders.
Growing Up in a Dying Churchby Matthew Shaner
After discovering that his childhood church was closing, the author uses the words of the Apostle Paul to take inventory and ask two important questions about the direction of the modern church. Take the pulse of your house of worship and find out what side you are on.
How to Raise Money for Ministryby Segun Olumide
Money and ministry. You cannot separate the two because money answers all things! But money cannot do all things! This book shows us right and wrong ways of raising money for ministry.
Laying on of Hands Is a Means, Not Just a Symbolby Max Aplin
Some Christians believe that the laying on of hands is a mere symbol of something that takes place spiritually, and that if the hands were omitted, the spiritual event would always take place anyway. In fact, laying on hands is a means by which God does various things, and it makes sense to think that omitting the hands when God wants them to be used will sometimes mean that He does not do the thing that He wants to do. All churches should include the laying on of hands in their practice.
THE JOY IN THE LORDby Sue Darling
People of the world are relying on this world to give them lasting joy, which cannot happen, only God can truly satisfy us.
The Relationship Between The Names Of Jesus Christ And His Assignment On Earthby Ngozi Nwoke
Names are very significant to the life of any individual. It describes the destiny, purpose and character of the person. It actually dictates his steps or decisions. Therefore, a good name will speak well of an individual while a bad one will speak ill of such a one. In this article, we will consider the names of Jesus Christ and how they relate to His assignment on earth.
THE PROPHETIC MINISTRY EXPLOREDby Daniel Dela Dunoo
This articles deals with the subject of the prophetic ministry and seeks to make a case for its relevance. It has Ghana as its context and may be adapted to suit the global context. This piece promises to be informative and instructive.
How an Idol of Jesus is Stealing All the Worshipby Isaac Mwangi
Who are Christians worshipping? Many Christians would be taken aback or even offended if they were asked to confirm that they indeed worship the real Jesus. Yet, the apostle Paul pointed out that many believers gladly accept deceptions. Today, the situation is even worse, with Jesus the idol having taken over the lives of many believers, who unknowingly worship a Jesus born of their their own false notions - and centuries of deception.
A Morning Talk With Jesusby Donny Wright
Making Jesus personal is a unique way to talk to Him, be with Him and allow his words to penetrate your mind and remove any doubt that He can help.
Faithfulness and Churchby Grace Tom-Lawyer
There are several ways we can show faithfulness in our ies and our church.Hopefully the more faithful we are in church, the more the church will be able to reflect more of God's glory.
The Structure of the Churchby Bobby Bruno
The structure of the church according to Gerald W. Stafford. What is his view on the structure of the church at large? What are the challenges the church faces today?
LORD AS WE COME INTO YOUR PRESENCEby SIXTUS ONYEANUSI
The Church meeting that is void of God's presence is not a fellowship sweet, but just a social club; a cultural gathering and a vain jangling; empty activity for it lacks the divine supply and nourishment, and divine thread that knits the hearts together in one love, passion, worship and focus of Christ the Head.
Why Apostolic Churches Must Look Beyond the Gospelsby Isaac Mwangi
What does it mean for a church to be apostolic, and what is the place of the gospel teachings in an apostolic church? While Jesus was a revolutionary in his day, a truly apostolic church needs to look beyond his words, and even those of the early apostles.
The Incomplete Discipleby Steve Countryman
To leave out the warnings and teachings of the Bible "so as not to offend" is to do a major disservice to today's believer! How can the Sheppard/pastor hope to help guide his flock in the paths of righteousness if he isn't willing to point those paths out to his flock? Those who are unwilling to turn from their sinful lifestyles are the ones who will always be offended at anything or anyone that criticizes their sinfulness.
Intentional Disciplemakingby Louise Lee
Disciples are made, not born. Intentional discipleship is required to produce these kinds of followers. In order to achieve these, strategies are required. No one builds a house without a blueprint and know-how. Building effective disciples requires more than just a good intention, but a strategized intention.
The unDefeated Bachelorby Ron Horn
Christ made His proposal to mankind He said " I Won." What then should be our response???? a fight of our self will to the finish or raising the white flag saying " I Surrender."
unityby Euell White
This article is about unity in the church. The fact that the strength of the church is in unity and that each member has a part in the work of the church.