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The Decline of Christianity In America

The Decline of Christianity In America

Posted on 09. Apr, 2009 by .

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Just Might Be The Best Thing That Could Happen To The Church! The cover story for the current issue of Newsweek (April 9, 2009) magazine is entitled “The Decline of Christian America,” and presents a bleak picture of the church’s future of impacting society. Based on the 2009 American Religious Identification Survey, the article quotes […]

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Proof Is In The Pudding

Proof Is In The Pudding

Posted on 08. Apr, 2009 by .

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There is a statement that has been around a while that is used in reference to the validity of something: “The proof is in the pudding.” According to AskYahoo, the “phrase originated as “the proof of the pudding is in the eating.” It means that the true value or quality of something can only be […]

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Knowing Your Place

Knowing Your Place

Posted on 08. Apr, 2009 by .

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Apostolic authority is based on being sent. It is acting as Jesus’ representative, declaring the message or words that He has authorized us to speak. This was exampled when Jesus sent out the 12 disciples (Luke 9) and the 70 disciples (Luke 10). In each case He authorized and instructed them what to do and […]

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Cause Of Death – Tradition

Cause Of Death – Tradition

Posted on 02. Apr, 2009 by .

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One of the powerful uses of the social medial platform Twitter, is the ability to share information easily. Recently, someone I am following posted a note referencing an article about the condition of the church. Naturally I went to check it out. This article is titled; “You’re Growing? Well, She’s Dying.” It speaks of their […]

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Tradition – The Barrier To Apostolic Authority

Tradition – The Barrier To Apostolic Authority

Posted on 30. Mar, 2009 by .

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Reviewing the early church, it is clearly seen that the apostles walked in a miracle producing authority. They performed the miraculous, and the Lord confirmed their preaching by signs and wonders. Unfortunately, the average church today does not experience this same kingdom manifestation. Why? Read on for an idea.

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Faith From Our Commissioning

Posted on 27. Mar, 2009 by .

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Understanding our commission is crucial to operating in apostolic authority. It defines what we are empowered to do, thus giving us the liberty to operate. It is from this we can derive a faith and freedom to operate. The centurion in Luke 7 knew his commission and freely operated in authority. It was demonstrated by […]

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Our Commissioning

Posted on 27. Mar, 2009 by .

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The second component to the definition of apostolic is: those that are sent, are commissioned with a specific purpose. A commission is; “an authorization or command to act in a prescribed manner or to perform prescribed acts.” A clear example is seen in a military commission. “Commissioned officers in the military derive authority directly from […]

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