Financial Support for Ministers by Loren Rosser
Jan08

Financial Support for Ministers by Loren Rosser

Editors Note; This is a four part series initially titled “Supporting the Equippers” by Loren Rosser. It is a prophetic now word to the church outside the walls. In it Loren does an outstanding job explaining the present predicament. Now that the church is free of financial manipulation, quilt and control from positional leadership in this area lets not forget to support those whom the Lord has called to lead us. Part 1: The Standoff...

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Christian Unity is Not Uniformity! by Steve Crosby
Dec09

Christian Unity is Not Uniformity! by Steve Crosby

Can two walk together except they be agreed? Amos 3:3 Christian Unity is Not Uniformity Can two walk together in disagreement? YES! It grieves the Spirit of our Father when the scriptures are so poorly handled as to misrepresent their meaning and His heart. This verse is commonly used as the scriptural justification for brothers and sisters to separate from each other, to sever relationship, on any number of secondary issues....

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Love is Tested when Brothers Disagree
Nov21

Love is Tested when Brothers Disagree

There is probably no greater test of the love we have for one another and the unity in Christ that we proclaim than when we come to a place of disagreement. When your love is tested there is no need to participate in a spiritual tug-of-war. For much of the Body of Christ there is no real problem with disagreement. They like me were taught in error that doctrine formed the basis of our unity. Our predecessors used the Paul and Barnabas...

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When Ministry becomes an Idol by Steve Crosby
Nov18

When Ministry becomes an Idol by Steve Crosby

None of us want to believe that we have made the ministry our mistress. In a very, very subtle way the enemy deceives us with self love for our own kingdoms. The whole time we believe we are being faithful to the Lord and His Kingdom but the truth is we have become addicted to the success of our own ministry. Steve does an excellent job of waking us out our deceptions. JLB Editor Ministry is a word that evokes many strong feelings....

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How are my Sunday Sermons? by Jon Zens
Oct01

How are my Sunday Sermons? by Jon Zens

I could just see a pastor asking his members this question.How are my Sunday Sermons? Perhaps that is not the best way to judge the value of a leader’s ministry.The real question should be: DO WE GATHER FOR A MONOLOGUE OR A SYMPHONY when we come together? Here is a recent discussion I had on the subject with a brother (Chuck) and I thought it would serve as a valuable lesson to those who are listening.   Jon, I have been...

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