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June 12, 2013

Sermon: Honoring our Fathers

With Father’s day coming up this Sunday, I wanted to share a sermon that I preached last year called “Honoring our Fathers.” The theme of honoring […]
June 7, 2013

Pastors and Evangelists: The People-focused Gifts

When it comes to the fivefold ministry gifts, each of the five has a primary focus of ministry. For example, prophets and teachers are primarily focused […]
June 4, 2013

Prophets and Teachers: A Needed Balance in the Church

An article I wrote on the fivefold ministry over a year ago continues to be one of the most popular articles on my blog. There seems […]
May 30, 2013

Special Announcement: A New Season of Ministry

In my last post I wrote about how the Lord led my family and me to Lancaster, PA. When we moved to Lancaster, we did not […]
May 27, 2013

How the Lord led us to Lancaster, PA

Several months ago I announced on this blog that my family and I were making a transition from Austin, TX to Lancaster, PA. As we have […]
May 22, 2013

Grace, Faith, and Works

I wrote recently that there is a close connection between grace and holiness. The New Covenant—which is based on the grace of God through the finished […]
May 20, 2013

The Connection between Grace and Holiness

Grace seems to be a hot topic these days. This is not surprising, as grace is a major theme in the New Testament. However, I am […]
May 16, 2013

Spiritual Disciplines that Feed your Spirit

I wrote previously that as Christians we need to discern the difference between soul and spirit. If we allow ourselves to be controlled by our soul—mind, […]
May 14, 2013

Dividing Between Soul and Spirit

One of the great needs in the church today is the discernment to divide between soul and spirit. According to the Bible, it is the Word […]
May 10, 2013

Which Tree are you Eating From?

My previous article highlighted the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. This is the tree that Adam and Eve ate from, causing the fall […]
May 7, 2013

The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

Genesis 3 describes the fall of man. This tragic event is the cause of the sin, chaos, sickness, and turmoil that this world has seen for […]
May 4, 2013

How Evil Spirits get In

One of the keys to understanding the ministry of deliverance is the revelation that to the spirit world, the human body is a house. God sees […]