Three Keys to Ministry

By Paul Giertz 1.  Calling: Only God calls people into the ministry. Jonah was called but ran.  Joshua and Nehemiah were called by circumstance.  Daniel, Hannaniah, Mishael, and Azariah were called by their integrity.  The Bible, and life for that matter, is full of men and women whose calling was predicated by different circumstances; whose… Continue reading Three Keys to Ministry

Collegial Eldership or Leadership in the Church

The question was asked of me recently whether I support the concept of Collegial Eldership in the church. To define the term, “collegial”, for those who may not be familiar with it, it denotes having authority or power shared among a number of people associated as colleagues. Specifically in the case of Collegial Eldership, it… Continue reading Collegial Eldership or Leadership in the Church

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?

Ministry Sickness?

Perry Noble listed 10 signs that you may be sick spiritually as a minister… What are some signs that you are not healthy? #1 – You cannot remember the last time you clearly heard the Word of God speak to you about an issue in your own life. #2 – You no longer use the… Continue reading Ministry Sickness?