This psalm is astonishing! It was used by Jesus as He was dying on the cross to help His first century disciples, and us, understand that there was nothing was accidental about it. It was all predicted in extraordinary […]
Recently, Stuff NZ published an article … headlined: ‘It’s never been a priority’: The couples living in unwedded bliss.” It overlooked some very important details… Read more>> Like what you’re reading? Feel free to browse some more.
How can we rightly decide between Judge Kavanaugh and Dr. Blasey Ford? There is a way that does damage to neither. Read more >> Like what you’re reading? Feel free to browse some more.
The values and governing structures of liberal democracy as revealed by Moses 3,500 years ago provide the checks and balances that ensure our freedom, on the one hand revering every individual and on the other, addressing our inherent corruption. Read more>> […]
One attempt at justifying Christian leaders exercising authority draws on Watchman Nee’s Spiritual Authority: “We must know how to obey within the church. There is no authority within the church which does not require obedience. People will perhaps argue, ‘What if the […]
The second revelation is as essential as the first if we are avoid deception of any kind. In this Part 3 we apply it to our individual walk, our dividing up of the body of Christ and leaving our ministry […]
If, as Jesus taught, Christian leaders are not to use authority, how can there be any church discipline? Won’t sin among the saints be allowed to go unchallenged and unpunished? Not for a moment. It is my belief and personal […]
‘HE GAVE THEM AUTHORITY’ … having summoned His twelve disciples, He gave them authority1 Doesn’t this mean that Jesus gave His leadership authority, the right to enforce obedience? Yes, it does. The question is, over whom? Matthew goes on to say ‘over unclean spirits, […]
We all need to look in our own home church or assembly. Have we appointed a king in our kingdom? …We are just a little more subtle. Our buildings are often little palaces, the robes replaced by special ways of […]
Everyone ‘knows’ that the greatest in the kingdom of God are to be servants, and many in the church are indeed servants and great in God’s sight, yet much in our church structures actively denies and militates against that. Even […]