The Development – My Personal Journey

Today marks the official memorial of my first public sermon, July 28, 1963. My first sermon title was “Saved by Hope – Romans 8:24-25. Although I have had a media library for the last 30 years, I haven’t been one to log my sermons, so I couldn’t tell you how many sermons or lessons I […]

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Three Misconceptions About Worship

Jesus pointed out three misconceptions regarding worship to the woman at the well in John 4:21-24. (1) KNOWLEDGE– Jesus began with the woman’s comprehension of what she practiced or knew (knowledge) as “worship.” That is the problem, many of us are trapped in traditions that were never fully explained or validated as scriptural or biblical. […]

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Discovering Your Ministry Thermostant

The issue is not so much an indictment of the messengers, but recognition of satanic attacks. Having survived ministry for over 50 years, I am aware of the many dangers of leadership.  Becoming a container of the message of Christ, instead of a funnel of gifting activities is a daily struggle. Especially as we learn […]

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The Church and Kingdom Debate

The kingdom has evolved from being a physical utopia to a supernatural third dimension that is somehow replacing the church as the focus of God for supernatural conquest. So today, kingdom has become this modern buzz word for a “now” voice that secretly is taking over the authority of the church and replacing church order […]

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The Purpose of The Church

As the church attempted to fortify itself with the doctrine of the Apostles (Acts 2:42); the practice of its worship (Col. 3:16-17); and the fellowship of its followers (Rom 15:5-6); one thing became clear. Satan was not going to make this an easy assignment. The external persecutions (Acts 8:1; 4) and the internal divisions (1 Cor […]

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Theological Sinkholes

Every time I look, there is some new title, person, or reformation declaring succession from the Apostles. Or some new revelation or concept introduced that is confusing the Church that knows little doctrine. Whatever becomes popular becomes saturated with cheap imitations until you can’t distinguish the real from the phonies. Is God really calling for […]

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Kingdom Confusion

Jesus who first introduced us to the Kingdom of God as a real concept and it was misinterpreted what He announced it would represent. Jesus announced religious and social change in His day. He also stressed freedom from evil, oppression from demons, authority over nature, and a return to God as Father. In summary, a […]

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