God will crucify without pity those whom He desires to raise without measure!
Month: April 2011
Quoted: C. S. Lewis on Will
Either people will say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ or God will say to them, ‘Thy will be done.’
Religious Trends Shaping US Politics
According to the April, 2011 edition of Newsmax, religion in the United States is evolving almost as rapidly as America itself. Listed below are seven top religious trends that are changing the nation’s spiritual and political landscape: Social Networking — As a cohesive community, religious conservatives are positioned to take advantage of the rise of social… Continue reading Religious Trends Shaping US Politics
Quoted: Wayne Huntley on Preaching Events
If you’re too big to preach at a small event, then you’re too small to preach at the big event!
What is Deliverance?
I have found that ”Deliverance” is an overused and misunderstood concept. For most people, it’s the “magic pill” they never seem to find. They expect that “deliverance” should include a complete releasing of any tie or connection to the thing that had them bound, erase any and every mental, physical or spiritual desire for that… Continue reading What is Deliverance?
Quoted: JH Jowett on the Cost of Ministry
Ministry that costs nothing accomplishes nothing.
Survey: Minority of evangelical leaders say Bible requires tithing
Thou shalt not be required to financially support your church – but you should anyway. That’s the upshot of a new informal survey of evangelical leaders finding that less than half believe that the Bible requires church members to tithe, the practice of giving at least 10 percent of one’s income to the church. The survey,… Continue reading Survey: Minority of evangelical leaders say Bible requires tithing
More Support for Online Giving
As consumers in the United States shift increasingly to online banking and bill payment, their electronic financial habits are spilling over into the church. A recent study by LifeWay Research found that 14 percent of all American Protestant churches offer online giving. The survey of 1,003 Protestant congregations was conducted in September 2010 and sponsored… Continue reading More Support for Online Giving
Quoted: Albert Einstein on Communication
You don’t really understand something unless you can communicate it in a simple way.
People Follow Leaders… When There’s A Leader To Follow
People follow leaders… when there is a need for a leader. If a ministry does not provide vision for growth, a destination to reach, a risk to take or a challenge to win, there is nothing for people to follow and hence no need for a leader. Ron Edmundson described leaders as follows: Leaders have… Continue reading People Follow Leaders… When There’s A Leader To Follow