14 Differences Between “Motivational Speaker” and “Bible Preacher”

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Preaching is God’s appointed means of communicating the Gospel.  Jesus was a preacher and so was Paul.  Preaching has great power, potential, and capacity to bring about change in individuals, institutions, and societies. Preaching is one of the most effective ways of winning people to faith in Jesus Christ. Historically, preaching has become the principal means of leading, teaching, and …

Pursuing Purity

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What is Purity? Let’s first talk about what purity is. Purity, in biblical language, is to be morally clean, without blemish. Purity is related to guiltless, blameless, or innocent. Most think the meaning of purity is about abstaining from sexual relations until marriage, which is true and very important, but there is so much more to purity overall than just …

6 Red Flags of Dating the Wrong Person

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Timing is everything. If you pick an apple before it’s ripe it will be sour. The same apple, just a few months later, will be sweet. Timing makes a big difference.  Whenever I’m asked whether it is the right time for a person to start dating, my answer is usually the same.  If marriage is not an option for you …

Reset 2020

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I was listening to an incredible interview between T.D. Jakes and Steven Furtick a few weeks back, and T.D. Jakes shared many thoughts that were compelling, but the one thought that struck a chord in me the most was ”one must study his life.” He continued on to say ” I look at my life. I look at my wife. …

Before God Brings Someone…

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He will take something out of you. Yes! Before God brought Eve to Adam, he removed something out of Adam, while he slept. God works when you sleep. When He takes something out, He will bring someone in. When you wait on God, it’s not a waste of time – it’s surgery time.  You may think you are fine, and …

Sexual Sleep

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“Do not stir up nor awaken love until it pleases.”  Song of Solomon 2:7 This charge appears four times in the book, Song of Solomon. It discourages unauthorized love from being stirred or awakened. It should be asleep. Sounds similar to what God did to Adam. Sexual sleep is when you put your sexual desires to sleep, not to death. …

Waiting on God to Bring Someone

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After God told Adam that he needed a spouse, he began looking for a suitable helper, but he did not find it. As I’ve mentioned, God’s criteria for a spouse is compatibility. When Adam could not find someone who fit that criteria, he came back to God. God had a solution. It was definitely not a conventional one.  And the …

6 Steps to Success in Any Area

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We all want to experience change and growth in our life. There are areas in our life where we need freedom. There are habits we long to have established in our character, and I truly believe that with the help of the Holy Spirit change is possible. I would like to present a few steps that have helped me to …

Walking With God

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Starting this new year I decided to read through the Bible once again. Although I’ve read these same scriptures hundreds of times before, I’m always amazed by the old truths that the Holy Spirit reminds me of and the new truths He reveals. In Genesis, we have the account of God creating the universe, particularly the Earth, and especially mankind. …

Most Watched Sermons of 2019

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In the year 2019, we have had the following sermon series, “Encounter” series – 6 sermons“Healing” series – 6 sermons“Secret Place” series – 7 sermons“Single, Ready to Mingle” series – 5 sermons“Towels & Titles” series – 6 sermons“Digging Wells” series – 8 sermons Here are the five of most watched sermons from 2019 1. Signs of the Spirit by Andres …

Turning New Year Resolutions into New Year Routines

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Someone made a joke saying, “May your troubles be as long as new years resolutions”. How many New Year’s resolutions have you made in your life? How many have you successfully accomplished? The estimate is that less than 10% of New Year’s resolutions are actually achieved (University of Scranton Psychology Professor John C. Norcross, Ph.D.). According to researcher John Norcross and his colleagues, who published …

Week 10 Recap: Love & Relationships

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December 1, 2019 to December 7, 2019 This week, interns learned about love and relationships and read “Single Ready to Mingle” by Pastor Vlad Savchuk. On Tuesday, Bryson and Priscilla Still led life group and allowed interns to ask questions regarding purity, dating, and marriage. Interns were also invited to Pastor Vlad’s house to learn more about the topic of …