7:00AM EDT 5/19/2014 Bert M. Farias What’s at the root of the deception in the American church? Consider these statistics of Christianity in America: Eighty-four percent of the inhabitants of this nation say they believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, according to Barna Group, and 45 percent claim to be born-again Christians. Other… Read More »
David Achata I work as an executive coach. Working in this field has taught me the easiest way to help people grow is to ask questions and listen. Though I make my living in the business world, I give much of my time to the work of the church here at Soma in Tacoma, Washington.
Joshua 2:7-15 (NKJV) So the people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the Lord which He had done for Israel… 10 When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them… Read More »
Following Christ exacts a price that for the most part the church in the United States has refused to fully embrace. Throughout the ministry of Jesus, He clearly declared that those who would be His disciples must be willing to surrender all. With Jesus it is all or nothing at all. We have created a… Read More »
by Timothy Jerry Gaining a kingdom perspective of leadership: Leadership in the kingdom of God’s is not the pursuit of fame, power, glory or the praise of man. This may be the concept of leadership from a secular view point, but it is far from what we are to seek after as people of God.
by Timothy Jerry The Initial Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit is Speaking in other tongues, as the Spirit gives the utterance. Jesus declared that one of the signs to follow believers was that they would speak in tongues. (Mark 16:17KJV) And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name…they shall… Read More »
By Timothy Jerry I have been a believer since 1982, and over the years have witnessed an ever growing number of ministries that make it their seemingly singular purpose to expose anything, and everything that they see as error, or apostasy within the body of Christ.
I recently read an article about seeker friendly churches which basically stated that seekers are no longer seeking. In the article the author sighted a recent Pew Research Center study that reveals that most Americans do not attend church regularly, and that more and more Americans have no religious affiliation at all. Actually, this segment… Read More »
by Timothy Jerry People will not seek a Savior until they come to realize their lost condition. Until people recognize their lost condition they will not seek salvation that is available only through Jesus Christ.