We are not Spirit-filled so we may sing louder, run faster or engage in more vigorous worship.
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Though there is some controversy in the larger church world regarding the role of women in ministry, the COGOP, comprised of a million members around the world, has long affirmed their contribution in both the pulpit and support.
I have been mentoring young leaders since the late 1970s and have discovered keys to reaching them.
Meditating on, confessing and standing on the promises of the Bible is the way to strong faith. So what's the problem?
The calling doesn't make the person.
Leaders are to be accountable to other leaders.
Church workers discovered the message along with an upside-down cross and an anarchy symbol burned onto the front columns of the building
Lead pastor Chris Conlee announced his resignation months after teaching pastor Andy Savage opened up to the congregation about sexually assaulting a girl in his previous youth group.
Hint: It's not sex, booze and drugs.
Consider the following ways that sin gains entrance.
Offering Communion outside "helps us remember that the physical and spiritual worlds are completely bound up together. It becomes easy to see how everything grows, lives, dies and is returned into the earth where it takes on a new form."
When leaders feel tension, the key to moving forward is mutual submission
Over the last few decades, we've seen downfall after downfall, perversion after perversion. This must end now.
Beware the carnal gospel.
"The church is a family and we're all messed up ... because [we're] people," he said. "We all make mistakes."
In the context of this article, a false apostle is one who has a wrong motive in ministry.
"We are praying night and day for the right strategies to bring aid and comfort to our neighbors in such terrible distress."
We need to understand that the rules change for ministers.
And where the money goes.
"He baptized the first person and he passed on to another one. ... All of a sudden, a crocodile jumped out of the lake and grabbed the pastor."