humility

Humility, The Forgotten Gift

During times of prayer, I felt as though the Lord spoke to me about humility.  Since true humility is probably one of the least...
Lost

The Opposite of Saved is NOT Lost!

Why do we need to label people as lost. Do we have a need as Christians to feel superior? God help us! First, let me...
transaction

Is our Salvation a Transaction or a Gift?

QUESTION I’ve started reading your book A More Christlike God. I’m fully with you. I do get a bit stuck with some of your theological language...
deconstruction

Faith Deconstruction?

Is there such a thing as faith deconstruction? I am continually struck by the phraseology bandied about today that picks up ascendance in conversation...
Reading the Bible Rightvideo

Reading the Bible Right Video by Brian Zahnd

Brian Zahnd - Reading the Bible Right from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.   others articles on the Bible , our bible diet
Everyday Church

Everyday Church

(Everyday I am asked) “Do church meetings in a house-church setting not happen on Sundays?” Yes. No. It can. Maybe. Sometimes. Most of the...
Spiritual Mapping City Jacksonville

Spiritual Mapping of Jacksonville Florida

Spiritual Mapping is historical research combined with an understanding and application of the redemptive purposes that aid in informed intercession for the city. 1st Published...
Fresh Start

Fresh Start – Being the Church in the 21st Century

The Fresh Start we are talking about here will require a new way to live the New Creation life. As citizens in the Kingdom...
Living Word

The Living Word the Voice of God

The importance of the Living Word, the Lord Jesus Christ speaking directly to man through the Holy Spirit has been so dumbed down that...
Kingdom

Church, Church When do we talk about the Kingdom?

The Body of Christ finds itself in a real predicament today. The Lord is certainly crumbling the Kingdom of men, but we still don’t...
spiritual tune-up

Time for a Spiritual Tune-up

What is a spiritual tune-up? What does it mean to do an inventory of my present sanctification? Before I answer those questions, let me...
Corporate Sin

Corporate Sin; Sinning Against the Body of Christ

In Corporate Sin: Sinning Against the Body of Christ Jon Zens show us a new way of looking at sin in the New Testament. Authority,...
Relationships in the Church

Beyond Sub-standard Relationships in the Church

What is beyond the relationships in the Church? How do you go beyond these sub-standard relationships? How do you engage with the Church that...
Fathering

Fathering: Helping Transition the Next Generation

Fathering: helping transition the next generation is a short article that caught my eye from my friend and brother Molong Nacua of the Philippines....
Women in authority

Women, Teaching, and Authority

Women, teaching and authority. What is the proper role for a woman in ministry? Does the Lord actually make a difference in gifting or...
Failed Generation

How has the Church Failed this Generation

There are so many topics that could be discussed about How has the Church failed this Generation, but I will limit the discussion to...
Send the fire

Send the Fire! Do we Understand what we are asking for?

Do you really want the Lord to send the Fire? Do you fully understand the cost behind what you are asking for? He will...
the middle ground

Erasing the Middle Ground

Erasing the Middle Ground is no easy thing. As I focus on eternal things, there is a growing sense within me of the stark...
formula

The Formula and our Need for a Systematic Theology

The problem with trying to put God  in a box i.e.. "A Formula" has been one of the greatest downfalls of the modern church. Once...
Inerrancy

The Problem with Inerrancy

“Inerrancy of scripture” is commonly evoked as a bulwark behind which religious people stand proving their orthodoxy or assessing that of other people’s. Some hold...