46 who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it. - Matthew 13:46 In one of the most unique corporate take-overs ever, Stanley Tam legally transferred 51 percent of the shares of his company to God. He started United States Plastic Corporation with thirty-seven dollars … Continue reading How much do you love Jesus?
“For, behold, he is praying.” - Acts 9:11 GOD has many methods of quenching persecution. He will not suffer His church to be injured by its enemies, or overwhelmed by its foes. And He is not short of means for turning aside the way of the wicked, or of turning it upside down. In two … Continue reading Paul’s First Prayer
By Dr. Dale A. Robbins In our society, a minister is a generic term that usually refers to a pastor, preacher or clergyman. For our purpose here, we are referring to all such ministers in general, who are officially ordained or commissioned by a church to carry out some form of spiritual leadership. Above all … Continue reading What are the qualifications of ministers and pastors?
excerpt from FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRS This great Puritan was born the same year that the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth. His home was Elstow, near Bedford, in England. His father was a tinker and he was brought up to the same trade. He was a lively, likeable boy with a serious and almost morbid … Continue reading An Account of the Life and Persecutions of John Bunyan
How can I give my all to God? How do I give my best to God? Although this is an excellent question, it is also such a large topic that libraries could be filled with the books that have already been written on this subject. I am sure you will understand that I can … Continue reading Giving Your All to God
from Steven Lawson In his final letter, Paul charges Timothy, his son in the faith, to “do the work of an evangelist” (2 Tim. 4:5). By these words, the aged Apostle establishes the timeless standard for pastoral ministry, not only for young Timothy but for all pastors in every generation and in every place. With Apostolic … Continue reading Do the Work of an Evangelist
"Called to be saints." — Rom 1:7 We are very apt to regard the apostolic saints as if they were "saints" in a more especial manner than the other children of God. All are "saints" whom God has called by His grace, and sanctified by His Spirit; but we are apt to look upon the … Continue reading Called to be saints
We are evangelical believers who confess the Holy Trinity – God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. We take a strong stand on the Deity, eternal self-existence and virgin birth of the Lord Jesus (see The Deity of the Lord Jesus and Who is Jesus? ) We believe in the divine … Continue reading Doctrinal Statement
by Dena Johnson Jesus soon saw a huge crowd of people coming to look for him. Turning to Philip, he asked, “Where can we buy bread to feed all these people?” He was testing Philip, for he already knew what he was going to do. Philip replied, “Even if we worked for months, we wouldn’t … Continue reading The Legacy of an Unnamed Child
"The raw essence of honest hurting rarely produces pretty thoughts." by LYSA TERKEURST “These were his instructions to them: ‘The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.’” Luke 10:2 (NLT) Have you ever … Continue reading Her Success Doesn’t Threaten Mine