Apostle Paul was inspired by the Holy Spirit to write to his son, Timothy, to study to show thyself approved unto God.(2timothy2:15). This was even after Timothy has already started pastoring. Paul also provided quality training and retraining for the Ephesians elders (ministers) in Acts 20:17-36. Actually, that was the culmination of their three
There are two principal prophecies for this Endtime in the scriptures. The first one is Acts 2:17-18 that talked about God pouring out His Spirit upon all in the last days, whereby His people will be seeing visions, dreaming dreams and performing many wonderful, supernatural works in the last days of last days. The
Over the last several years, the Lord has practically taught me to see and know that one can be a minister, priest and worker in God’s vineyard and yet have dirty garments. (Rev.1:5-6). One can be an evil and deceitful worker in God’s vineyard (Phil. 3:2; 11 Cor. 11:13). Of course, God calls imperfect
A cursory look at the landscape of Christian ministry and ministers today has revealed three basic kind of ministers, which are; Demas- II 4:10 This is a worldy, backsliding and sinful minister. Someone whose motive of being in ministry is questionable. He is ready to cut corners and once things are not going his way, he
Renewal, restoration and revival can only come to the church today when the quality of ministers changes to divine expectations. Ministers make the ministry. The church will continue to lay prostrate as long as we have fireless, passionless, prayerless, worldly, carnal and powerless ministers leading her. The church will only move with the move
Suddenly, that great church which the pastor was enjoying and had been bragging about to his colleagues turned on him and wanted him gone. Without warning it seems, those precious people who had welcomed him so warmly just a couple of years back have now joined the vicious mob clamoring for the pastor’s head.
That great preacher and revivalist, Charles G. Finney was asked on his death bed, “If you have the opportunity to start your ministry all over again, what will you and not do?” He answered after deep thought, “I will preach to the church, not to sinners”. “Why would you do that?” the interviewer asked.
Church growth is becoming one of the cutting edge of studies in these end times. Many Christians, who are committed to the fulfillment of the Great Commission are showing tremendous interest in the growth of their churches. Many previous non-Pentecostal and spiritual churches are changing to full gospel and Pentecostal churches. God is working
Our Lord Jesus says that “my house shall be called the house of prayers for all nations”. Every local church must be built around sincere, effective and intensive intercession to God. Corporate prayers posses much power to bring God's power to our lives, the church and our nation. But the reality is that most
"And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which though hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfill it". Colossians 4:17 All of us in ministry, either on part-time or full-time basis or in the market place needs to know what being in ministry is all about. True ministry is not about ourselves,