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A Manifesto for Discipleship in the 21st Century

For the last year, I’ve been part of the commission on discipleship convened by the Empowered 21 USA cabinet.  Empowered 21 is a movement that is an initiative that is bringing together the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement.  Right now, I’m at Regent …

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No Laborers, No Rain

Genesis 2:4-5 “This is the history of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, 5before any plant of the field had grown. For the Lord God had …

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Soul-Winning or Disciple-Making

Alright, I will begin by saying it. Here is a major pet peeve of mine: when people search the Bible to try to find verses to support a preconceived idea they have. This perhaps may be the number one reason …

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We Live By Faith

So think about that for just a second. We actually LIVE by faith. We don’t live by what we see, we live by what we HEAR. If we live by faith then what we are saying is that this is …

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For Such A Time As This

“For such a time as this”… these were the words that a concerned man spoke to his young cousin who had achieved significant notoriety at an early age. The man’s name was Mordecai and the cousin was Esther. Ya… that …

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An Acts 2 Believer

You do not change the community around you by showing up at church each week. You, as a member of His body, are getting personally challenged to change in a weekly service so you can change those in the community …

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Discerning the Will of God

Young leader, do you find yourself wrestling between circumstance, dreams and the will of God? Take heart. God has not abandoned you. Rather He bids you come closer. Deep calls to deep. Check this, great leaders are not a modern …

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Now Generation

I recently received this question from a concerned parent: Q. My teenager spends a lot of time texting their friends, posting comments to Facebook, and uploading photos to Flickr. I keep hearing about kids who send inappropriate texts to one …

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Burdened to Do Good

I’ve always dreamed of doing good in our world. From desiring to speak to thousands of people to helping child slaves escape from captivity, I’ve always wanted to make an impact. But you see, with these grand dreams comes grand …

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A Christ Perspective

Has there ever been a moment or situation in your life that you approached or encountered and you felt like doing anything else in the world except that ONE particular thing? Could be going to work. Could be paying bills. …