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February 19, 2013

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

There is a lot of controversy over the topic of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Different denominations and streams within the body of Christ have […]
February 16, 2013

Sermon: The Power of Grace

“For by grace you have been saved…” (Ephesians 2:8). The grace of God changes everything. It brings us into a right relationship with God, freeing us […]
February 13, 2013

The Difference Between Law and Grace

There is a well-known story from the book of John that is a great illustration of the difference between law and grace. While Jesus was teaching […]
February 11, 2013

The Truth about Sin

There are many things that the Bible calls “sin.” To sin is to disobey God. It is to miss the mark of His best for us. […]
February 8, 2013

Sermon: Walking in the Ministry of Jesus

Jesus once said this to His disciples: “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do […]
February 6, 2013

My Journey into Healing Ministry

Praying for the sick with an expectation of healing was not normal in the church I grew up in. In fact, I can’t remember one instance […]
February 4, 2013

Why we Must Restore the Healing Ministry of Jesus

In Restoring the Ministry of Jesus I named healing as one of the four things that Jesus did on a regular basis. When you read the […]
February 3, 2013

Sermon: Beware of the Leaven

Jesus warned his disciples about three destructive influences that would come against the church: the leaven of the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Herod. Each of these three […]
February 1, 2013

4 Pictures of the New Testament Church

What is the church supposed to look like? We have many different traditions and styles of worship, but it is important that we pattern the church […]
January 31, 2013

Are We Building the House of God or the Tower of Babel?

I was struck by this thought recently: are we building the house of God or the tower of Babel? The story of the tower of Babel […]
January 29, 2013

3 Destructive Influences that are Infiltrating the Church

Jesus taught that the kingdom of God would have a permeating influence in the world, like leaven does in bread (see Matthew 13:33). But He also […]
January 25, 2013

Are you Following a Dream or Chasing a Delusion?

Having a dream or sense of vision is often a part of discovering your calling. But dreams do not come to pass by themselves. Some people think […]