Mistakes or Mentors?

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The word “coach” derives from the horse-drawn coaches that were developed in the town of Kocs during the fifteenth century. The vehicles were originally used to transport royalty, but in time they also carried valuables, mail, and common passengers. “A coach” contains something, or someone, who carries a valued person from where they are to where they want to be. …

3 Lessons I Learned About Youth Ministry

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85% of the people who trust in Jesus do so before the age of 18. The average teen has at least 200 online and face-to-face friends they can reach with the gospel. Many Christian teens attend public schools which provides them a daily context for relational evangelism. Young people are driven by a cause and making disciples is the ultimate …

10 Ways to Receive Your Healing

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Healing is mentioned 138 times in the Bible. 1/5 of Jesus’ ministry was healing. One of God’s names is “The Lord who heals” Exodus 15:26, and so, therefore, it is God’s nature to heal. Healing is not just something God does, its Someone He is. He is the Healer. Therefore, our faith is not in healing but in the Healer. …

5 Steps to Deeper Relationship with the Holy Spirit

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Jesus is the Lamb of God (John 1:29) and the Baptizer with the Holy Spirit (John 1:25-34). One of the assignments of Jesus is to introduce us to the Holy Spirit. Jesus gives eternal life and abundant life (John 10:10). Eternal life does not exist outside of salvation but abundant life does not exist outside of the Spirit. We are …

Infatuated with God?

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As relationships mature they go through at least two hurdles: infatuation and posturing. If you and I were in a relationship, I would be infatuated with you if I thought you were perfect and I refused to consider any possible downside to the relationship. Infatuation is when I am unsure of my love for you. Infatuation can’t afford to believe …

12 Tips on More Effective Preaching

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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. (Mt. 28:19,20). Preaching is one of the most effective ways of drawing people by faith to Jesus Christ. (Mk. 16:15). Historically, preaching has become the principle means …

Who is the Holy Spirit?

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The Bible teaches that the Holy Spirit has all the attributes of personality and is not merely an impersonal force. In John chapters 14, 15, and 16, for example, Jesus spoke of the Holy Spirit as “He”. Jesus also referred to the Holy Spirit as the Comforter or the Counselor (John 14:16 and 15:26). This title conveys the ideas of …

How to Pray?

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Are you wondering how to pray or what to pray for? You are not alone! Disciples asked Jesus the same question. Prayer is communication between the Father and His children. Just as communication can’t exist without relationship, so can’t prayer. Something we can learn, is that to have effective prayer, we need to improve our communication. According to Matthew 7:7, prayer has …

5 Steps to Overcome Nightmares?

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1/3 of our life is spent sleeping. On average we get 4 dreams per night, that’s about 1,460 per year. Dreams have become subject of interest in our culture lately. There was a movie few years ago called INCEPTION, became the movie of the year, where man in the movie would extract valuable information from targets while they slept. Most …

Money matters

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the Bible has 2350 verses on money, which is twice as much as on faith and prayer combined. 15% of Jesus’ teachings were about money. That is more than hell and Heaven combined. The only subject Jesus spoke about more than money was on the Kingdom of God. It’s true, money can not buy you everything! Money can buy a …

4 Benefits of Living a LIFESTYLE of Prayer

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Bible records 650 prayers and 450 answers to prayers. Jesus prayed 25 different times during His ministry. Paul mentions prayer 41 times in his writings. We can pray sitting, standing, kneeling, with face to the ground, or hands lifted. There are nine different prayers mentioned in the Bible; prayer of faith, prayer of agreement, prayer of request, prayer of thanksgiving, …

Smile!

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Horses don’t smile. Chimps don’t smile. In fact, no animal has the ability to smile, laugh, or make countless other fine facial expressions. But human babies, from very early on, can and do smile. Humans have about 50 small facial muscles whose only function is to enable expressions like smiling. We also have the complex brain pathways that make smiling …