THE PASTOR AND REVIVAL

“There is more moral persuasion in a good man’s life than in the highest efforts of an orator’s genius.” —Thomas Chalmers “All ministers should be revival ministers, and all preaching should be revival preaching.” —C. G. Finney “A man set on fire is an apostle of his age… Tell me, is your ministry a burning...

PRAYING IT FORWARD!

One important purpose of prayer is to usher the future into the present. God intends that our praying accomplish God’s purposes on earth as in Heaven. Prayer is more than religious duty. It’s more than a psychologically beneficial exercise. Prayer is the means to implement God’s will in the here-and-now. HEAVEN-ARRESTING prayer is EARTH-ALTERING in...

THE MASCULINE MANDATE

 Genesis is the book of beginnings. Everything we see in our world today had its origin “in the beginning”. The Creator fashioned the heavens and the earth. Then He brought forth all creatures, both great and small. Next he formed man out of the dust of earth, and breathed into him the breath of life. Adam was the crown jewel of creation. God designed him as...

WHO RUNS GOD’S CHURCH?

Who is the head of the church? In some congregations the deacons run the show. In others, it’s the pastor who calls the shots.  Elder boards rule in many places. Congregationally ruled churches are governed democratically. The Church of England owns the British Monarch as its head. There are many schemes and systems practiced in church...

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