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Who Are You, REALLY?

How would you answer the question – Who Are You, REALLY? Some of us would immediately think of their occupation, what they do for a living. Some would think of their family position, father, mother, husband, wife. Some would find their answer in their ethnicity, nationality or family of origin. Some would find their identity…

FirePower

The Holy Spirit is the most misunderstood member of the Trinity – which explains the “power outage” in the Church today and in the lives of so many Christians! If you are tired of living a powerless life. If you are hungry for a fresh touch of God’s Spirit, then tap into FirePower this Spring.…

LIFE Redefined – Lessons from the Sermon on the Mount

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount contains some of the most widely known passages of his teaching ministry yet they are probably the least obeyed. It is his clearest description of the nature of the Kingdom he came to inaugurate, yet it establishes a standard beyond our experience and even our ability. Jesus’ sermon is filled with contrasts…

Discerning the Call of God – Part 1

What is God’s call on my life? Most Christians have wrestled with that question and some of us multiple times. Many get frustrated and simply give up thinking it is not possible to know the mind of God. A few turn it into a mystical quest and others think they can verbally strong-arm God making him reveal it by saying…

Be Rich In Good Deeds

The 1st Century Church not known for their temples, their theology or even the miracles. The thing that caused their world to sit up and take notice was the crazy generosity and compassion that the followers of Jesus displayed toward one another and those around them. That counter-cultural characteristic of the early Christian Church propelled them…

Follow – Amazingly Simple, Incredibly Hard

Following – how hard can that be? On the surface it sounds pretty straightforward. And following a person is amazingly simple. Simple enough for a child. But when the one you are following is Jesus it’s a different story. It may be simple but it is not easy. As a matter of fact it is incredibly hard. So…

There’s Something Irresistible About Live Bait

There are many fabulous artificial lures on the market but they all seek to imitate real life. Relational Evangelism is like using live bait when fishing. Amazing events and fabulous services can be effective and productive in communicating the Good News to our world but we must never forget that there is something irresistible about live…

The Greatest Miracle of Azusa

The Azusa Street Revival that began on April 9, 1906 is considered by most church historians to be the genesis of the modern-day Pentecostal movement. Life magazine and the USA Today have listed the Azusa Street Revival as being one of the top 100 nation impacting events of the 20th century. The Azusa Street Revival…