Monthly Archives: August 2014

Marks of Real Church Growth – John MacArthur

In this video, MacArthur teaches mainly from going through the Book of Acts, that the Biblical way of church growth, is through a consistent preaching of the Gospel of Lordship Salvation, from an eternity in Hell. I have a love-hate … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Faith Strong in Times of Testing

Those on the rock are the ones who receive the Word with joy when they hear it, but they have no root. They believe for a while, but in the time of testing they fall away. –Luke 8:13 What is … Continue reading

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Review of Gary North’s “Puritan Economic Experiments”

This was an interesting book. As a husband and father, and as a preacher trying to follow the Holy Spirit’s leading into independent pastoral ministry, it becomes necessary to strategize and plan in a faith-based way how to pursue economic … Continue reading

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Independent Holiness-Pentecostal Churches

I’ve entered a new level of awareness that I’m an independent holiness-Pentecostal; and it is among these types of Christians that is really my most kindred spirit and audience. As I pursue this level of self-discovery, I find a general … Continue reading

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Romans 9: Conditional Election and Reprobation

Taking my lead from John Wesley’s Notes Upon the New Testament, I approach this chapter with an Arminian view of God’s saving grace (synergism). God does not show favoritism in election or judgment. Whether you are a Jew or Gentile, … Continue reading

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Vanity and Pride: The Desire to Be Famous

I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think. –Romans 12:3 Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. –Romans 12:16 It is not the one who commends himself who … Continue reading

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A Rare Vision, and Precious to Behold

The man of God appeared In the eyes of my mind; It was power, and it was good And it showed me what to be. A rare vision, and precious to behold To see in spirit, what it was, and … Continue reading

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The Color Green – Rich Mullins

And the moon is a sliver of silver Like a shaving that fell on the floor of a Carpenter’s shop And every house must have it’s builder And I awoke in the house of God Where the windows are mornings … Continue reading

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John Wesley: Portrait of a Revival Preacher – Leonard Ravenhill

Originally from here. Remember the tale of the four blind Ethiopians who overtook an elephant? The groping men started to explain what they had encountered: “Oh!” said the first. “We are on the brink of a well. I have caught … Continue reading

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