To All My Brothers Caught in the System
May16

To All My Brothers Caught in the System

First and foremost, if we, as messengers of freedom, haven’t made it clear in the past, we love you and are praying for you. Our passion comes from our calling and if we hate anything it’s the system, not those caught in her deception. It wasn’t that long ago that we too were caught in her web of deceit, lies and pride. It is only by the grace of God that we found the strength to break free. Even today, many if not most of us, still...

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Wisdom for the Newly Called Part Two
Aug05

Wisdom for the Newly Called Part Two

I remember so well how just about everyone who came to Christ in the late sixties and early seventies sensed a call to the ministry.  One of the premier purposes of God in the charismatic renewal was the restoration of the revelation of the priesthood of all believers.  Consequently, the realized call to ministry was part of the package for new believers. The only context in those days for being a minister was to be a pastor or an...

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Wisdom for the Newly Called by Don Atkin
Jul24

Wisdom for the Newly Called by Don Atkin

Many have acknowledged a calling from God from their childhood, and pursued that calling within the only context they knew.  Their only frames of reference embody beliefs and practices that may have no New Covenant Scripture basis.  Some practices are of little consequence, while others severely hinder the ultimate intention of God. Not since the first-century church has there been a viable option commonly known and practiced on a...

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Letter to an Emerging Church Leader-George Dunn
Jul24

Letter to an Emerging Church Leader-George Dunn

After our discussion this morning, I found myself meditating and thinking about the compound word leadership. Leader + ship.Of course the picture in my mind was of Columbus and the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. I mused that if I were asked to follow Columbus on a journey to the new world, I would first have to know that the captain of the lead ship was an experienced sailor, able to navigate uncharted and dangerous waters and able to...

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