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Church Government

Today I share a re-post from Pastor Loren Sandford.  His verbiage may be a bit stronger than I would use, but the importance of proper church government is such a passion of mine, I decided to post it anyway. A

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The Anointing

I’ve always been drawn to seeking out what “the anointing” truly is.  In Pentecostal/Charismatic circles, we often throw the term around without regard to historicity or context.  I discovered some notes from a message I delivered years ago about anointing

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Fasting for Results Pt. 1

As we enter into our 21-day fasting and prayer time, I always anticipate what God is about to say and reveal to us as a church family. He promises to speak to us individually and corporately. It’s an exciting time

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Fasting for Results Pt. 1

As we enter into our 21-day fasting and prayer time, I always anticipate what God is about to say and reveal to us as a church family. He promises to speak to us individually and corporately. It’s an exciting time

Posted in Christianity, Church, Pastors, Prayer/Fasting, PsMartyFreeman, Spiritual Pursuits

How Important is Worship?

How Important Is Worship?                        Moses Was a Worshiper Exodus 33:11-13 So the Lord spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. And he would return

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Making Up Stories

It’s nobody’s fault. It’s how we are made. We make up stories. Everyday we make up stories. Why? Because we are creatures of reason. We can’t help it. Things need to make sense to us. We need to “fill in

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Unoffendableness

Unoffendableness I didn’t make up the word “unoffendableness.” I first read the word in a staff meeting at Bethel Life Center many years ago. Our youth pastor asked if he could lead a team-building exercise. Each one of us were

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Me and King David

I am a student of King David. Of course, I am a student of God’s, but King David seemed to have had God’s heart, so emulating the relationship David had with the Father has always been a desire of mine.

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Don’t Push Send

“Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.” Proverbs 10:19 (NLT) The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” Exodus 14:14 (NKJV)   I watched with great humor as Coach Herm Edwards was offering

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Seven Hard Earned Lessons About Calling

The following is a re-post from Mark Batterson, posted by permission.  Incredible read! Behind my desk hangs a large photograph of a cow pasture in Alexandria, Minnesota. That’s where I felt called to full-time ministry during a prayer walk when I

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