The word “morality” gets tossed around like a hot potato these days because if we hold onto it, we might have to define it. Some people think the most immoral act a person can commit is getting in the express lane with two extra grocery items. In formerly communist countries, where discussions of morality were… Continue reading Morality
Month: October 2009
Quoted: Paul Mooney on Actions and Outcomes
No one, no nation, no institution, can avoid the outcome of their behavior, beliefs, associations, or compromises.
Anatomy of a Ministry Takedown
An old European proverb worth heeding reads: “Age and treachery will always defeat youth and zeal.” Eugene Peterson might retranslate this to read: “Crafty veterans will take down the energetic and distracted kids every time.” Satan is legendary for his ability to take down leaders of God’s people who began their journey with Christ fully… Continue reading Anatomy of a Ministry Takedown
Quoted: Anonymous on Jesus and Pride
When Jesus took a servant’s towel– His honor set aside– He humbly showed us how to serve, And how to conquer pride. — Author Unknown
Salt and Light
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Matthew 5:13 I began to ponder this scripture, and how it would be possible for salt… Continue reading Salt and Light
Quoted: C. S. Lewis on the Deity of Christ
…that people often say about Him: “I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept His claim to be God.” That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral… Continue reading Quoted: C. S. Lewis on the Deity of Christ
Quoted: Karl Marx on Changing the World
Philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.
Do The Work Of An Evangelist
by J. L. Fiorino (from UPCI Home Missions Division website) II Timothy 4:5 “But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of they ministry.” To better understand what is involved in the “work of an evangelist” we will look at the life of one in the… Continue reading Do The Work Of An Evangelist
Quoted: W.T. Stace on Morality
…it is certain that if there is no free will there can be no morality.
The Influence of the UPCI…
I have often pondered the influence of the United Pentecostal Church, International as it relates to the Apostolic Pentecostal movement in general. Those of us who declare ourselves to be believers of the oneness of God and the essentiality of both Jesus’ name baptism by immersion and the infilling of the Holy Ghost with the… Continue reading The Influence of the UPCI…