By Richard C. Brown The New Life Pentecostal Church of Tulsa, Oklahoma has certainly been “a church on the move.” Pastor Gary Howard explains why: “The church started out meeting… Click To Read More "Gary Howard: A Church On The Move!"
By Denise Johnson As I greeted the small, timid faces of my first-graders on their first day of school, I was captivated by a boy who crawled in at cheetah… Click To Read More "Trust: The Essence Of Easter"
By T.W. Massengale Some have said that the idea of 100 percent involvement is overly idealistic. They say that you can never have everyone in the church working to see… Click To Read More "Isn’t 100 Percent An Impossible Goal?"
By O.C. Marler First, let me tell you how your question could have read based on most letters: “My boy wants to date four or five times a week. He… Click To Read More "My Son Is 16, Shouldn’t He Be Dating By Now? Have We Sheltered Him Too Much?"
First of all, make certain that you define what the trouble is. Do not allow yourself to exaggerate. Sometimes when we are under pressure, we do not hear as clearly… Click To Read More "When I Know That There Are Problems Or Trouble In The Church, What Do I Do?"
Yes, the five-fold ministry of Ephesians 4 — including that of apostles — is still in effect today. However, it is important that we clearly define the meaning of the… Click To Read More "Is The Office Of An Apostle, As Mentioned In Ephesians 4:1, Still In Effect Today?"
But God said unto me, thou shalt not build an house for my name, because thou has been a man of war, and hast shed blood (I Chronicles 28.3).” Biblical… Click To Read More "A Time To Build"
Bro. Jeff Thomas, Apostolic Designer/Builder – Indianapolis, IN If I were to suggest a change in the building process, it would be that the church should start earlier. There is… Click To Read More "Building A Better Church Building"
By Rick Robertson Now there’s nothing particularly strange about laughing. Or even laughing at church. But most would agree that for an entire congregation to start laughing at exactly… Click To Read More "Daring To Be Different"
A young girl went to her pastor and confessed that she feared she had incurred the sin of vanity. “What makes you think that?” asked the minister. “Because every morning… Click To Read More "SMILES – Vol. 3 No. 2"
By Marlene Butler Almost all of us have heard the accounts from our missionaries of the wonders and miracles God is performing in foreign nations. We hear of great… Click To Read More "Ministry To The Deaf Culture"
By T.W. Massengale A recent research study was helpful in showing the importance of friendship in the process of becoming a new disciple. The study, reported in Church Growth: America… Click To Read More "We Have A Good number of people receiving the Holy Ghost each year, but very few seem to stick. What are we doing wrong?"