Tag Archives: ministry

Understanding Spiritual Gifts 02

Ministries (1 Corinthians 12:27-31) Paul lists them as apostles, prophets, teachers, miracle workers, healers, support, management and communicators. While Paul enumerates them, it’s unlikely this list is closed. Rather, it likely reflects the way things were done in Paul’s experience. … Continue reading

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A Divine Mandate

I have a divine mandate, a calling from God. We all have one, so I’m not that special. However, my calling is pastoral in the sense of shepherding the people of God. Unlike most pastoral people, I don’t decide who … Continue reading

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Just So You’ll Know When It Happens

Another change is coming. As I glance back over the past year, I realize just how significant a change it was when reality shifted. That is, when God changed how He was going to execute His wrath on the US. … Continue reading

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Our Great Commission

And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the … Continue reading

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Announcing New Elder

Welcome our new parish elder: Jay DiNitto. You can get to know more about him by hanging out on his blog. It was an easy choice for me to invite him onboard and you’ll discern why quickly enough. He’s different … Continue reading

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What’s Going On 06

Just a little administrivia: I’ve finally finished the review of my notes on Matthew’s Gospel. I’ve posted it here. You can save that single webpage as a file and all the formatting is included. I’ve also added a new permanent … Continue reading

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Jehovah Jireh

The preacher is a little angry. Perhaps you’ll see it as a holy fire, not petty spite. Everything we do is provider-centric. Read that a couple of times and let it sink in. We’ll come back to it. When your … Continue reading

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