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[23 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 571 views]

The greatest miracle that God can do today is to take an unholy man out of an unholy world, and make that man holy, and put him back into that unholy world and keep him holy in it.

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[31 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 303 views]

A recent article from AFP news recounts an archaeological find in Jerusalem: a famed 1,500-year-old street which had been lost for centuries.
There was a map that showed the existence of a thoroughfare… the main road into the city of Jerusalem… that had been missing for years. Time and tradition had obscured it, and even another road was laid overtop of it. Through a diligent excavation, the old path was dug up and revealed.
Jeremiah 6:16
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, …

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[4 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 436 views]

1. Take time to be holy,
speak oft with thy Lord;
abide in him always,
and feed on his word.
Make friends of God’s children,
help those who are weak,
forgetting in nothing
his blessing to seek.
2. Take time to be holy,
the world rushes on;
spend much time in secret
with Jesus alone.
By looking to Jesus,
like him thou shalt be;
thy friends in thy conduct
his likeness shall see.
3. Take time to be holy,
let him be thy guide,
and run not before him,
whatever betide.
In joy or in sorrow,
still follow the Lord,
and, looking to Jesus,
still trust in his word.
4. Take time to …

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[25 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 388 views]

“Their ‘revelation’ today is building a prison that their children will inhabit tomorrow.”

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[17 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 383 views]

In our kind of culture anything, even news about God, can be sold if it is packaged freshly; but when it loses its novelty, it goes on the garbage heap. There is a great market for religious experience in our world; there is little enthusiasm for the patient acquisition of virtue, little inclination to sign up for a long apprenticeship in what earlier generations of Christians called holiness.
—Eugene Peterson, A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 354 views]
Navigating Change

Recently Rodney Shaw, who is an accomplished author, editor and leader within the Apostolic Pentecostal movement, made the following statement regarding “change”…
I wanted to challenge both the establishment and the up-and-comers in a responsible, respectful way. Change is here, and if we don’t realize it, we will shrivel into nothing. On the other hand, there is an appropriate way to engage change. Our core theology is right. We cannot abandon our core because our methods and church culture are perceived to be stale. We need to understand where we came …

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[19 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 255 views]

If liberty with law is fire on the hearth, liberty without law is fire on the floor.

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[27 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 383 views]

Holiness needs to be in the heart not in the fist. (author unknown)

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[21 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 312 views]

A Daily News Update from the editors of Charisma magazine
Thursday, August 26, 1999             Vol. 1 No. 127
POLICEWOMAN FIRED FOR
REFUSING TO WEAR PANTS
An 18-year police officer has been fired because she refused to wear trousers on the job, arguing that to do so would violate her Christian beliefs that she should not dress like a man.
Lark Huber, a member of the Church of God in Jesus Christ, was dismissed by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Department last month for insisting on wearing a skirt when she reported for a new patrol assignment, …