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Did the Ministry of Healing Pass Away After the Early Church?

By Timothy Jerry Is healing the sick still a legitimate ministry of the church today or did the ministry of healing pass away when the last of Jesus original apostles died? There are fairly large groups of Christians, who proclaim that God no longer performs supernatural miracles today. They believe and teach that healing of… Read More »

Reality Leadership

Leadership that actually makes a difference, and bears fruit. (1 Chronicles 12:32 NLT) From the tribe of Issachar, there were 200 leaders of the tribe with their relatives. All these men understood the temper of the times and knew the best course for Israel to take. (NCV) There were two hundred leaders from Issachar. They… Read More »

Another Look at the Seeker Friendly Church

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 »

Everyone Needs a Savior

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.

The Formation of the Church

The Church was birthed by the Spirit of God in a blaze of glory. (Acts 1:1-8 NKJV)  “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” It is significant… Read More »

The Church and Our Forerunners

Church: Easton’s Bible Dictionary: Derived probably from the Greek kuriakon (i.e., “the Lord’s house”), which was used by ancient authors for the place of worship. In the New Testament it is the translation of the Greek word ecclesia, which is synonymous with the Hebrew kahal of the Old Testament, both words meaning simply an assembly,… Read More »

God Is In Control

by Timothy Jerry Is it God’s will to heal the sick? Or does God choose to heal sometimes, while choosing not to heal on other occasions? I believe that one of the misunderstandings concerning this subject is the false assumption that everything that happens in our lives is God’s will. I have heard the statement… Read More »

Doing What Doesn’t Matter, Where It Doesn’t Work

In my estimation, one of the greatest traps of ministry can be the false assumption that activity is synonymous with productivity. As a result we can easily find ourselves involved in far too many causes and pursuits that may actually dull us to the reality that what we are doing is robbing us of true… Read More »