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Michael Brennan

Breaking The My Church Vs. Your Church Mindset

Published on July 2, 2011 at 12:25 am by

by Michael Brennan “We don’t do that anymore. The Body of Christ has matured; we’ve become ‘kingdom minded.’ We’ve grown beyond the church comparison game.” …or so we say. I am reminded of Shrek’s futile efforts to convince the donkey that Ogres are like onions — “they have layers”. On the surface we have matured; but like Shrek, we have “layers” and when peeled back, truth is revealed. We have just become more sophisticated at hiding our “Your Church-vs.-My-Church” thinking. ... View Article »

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“Flesh Resist You” vs. “You Resist Flesh”

Published on June 23, 2011 at 11:22 pm by

How many of us believe it is a good idea to “resist our flesh”?  I would like to challenge that belief system. “You Resist Flesh” is a statement of “DO”. “Flesh Resist You” is a statement of “BE”. How futile is it for me to resist my flesh.  When I spend my time in a futile effort to resist the flesh I am spending time that could be used for greater things.  “Greater Things” is my destiny. Me resisting my ... View Article »

Rich Carey

America’s Future: What Lies Ahead?

Published on March 13, 2011 at 4:21 am by

It seems there are a chorus of prophetic voices rising in the Church today who are declaring words of doom and destruction over America in general and the American economy specifically. While I do not claim to be a prophet, nor the son of a prophet, and certainly do not pretend to know what the future has in store, I do not believe that these voices of negativity are accurately reflecting the will of God for our nation. We are ... View Article »

Wayne C Anderson

Ordination And The Trumpet Call

Published on June 11, 2010 at 4:22 pm by

I often receive questions about how and why we orchestrate our ordinations in the manner in which we do them. It seems we are unique in our ordination ceremonies in comparison to other groups. I always tell the story of how Dr. John Graham Lake ordained folks into the ministry of the gospel of Jesus Christ, so I thought it would be good to place the original writing of Lake here so that you might read the story for yourself. ... View Article »