The 10 Seasons of a Local Church

Like every individual believer in Christ — there are various seasons every local church experiences (highs, lows, growth, renewal, decrease, testing and so on). As a local church pastor since 1984 and overseer of a network of pastors since 1999, I have observed the following ten seasons most local churches experience.   Believers who do not […]

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The Transformation of the Inner Man

(This is based on a teaching I have given in a bible study) Text: Philippians 2:12,13 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in […]

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How Faith Comes

Text: Romans 10:13-17 For “whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.” How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless […]

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10 Rites Of Passage We Must Complete Before Receiving Divine Influence

By Rites of Passage in this particular article, I am referring to a person’s transition from one status or phase to another. In the church we have various ceremonies that mark different phases of spiritual and biological maturity; I.E. Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation. However, in the context of this article, a ROP is more of […]

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5 Signs of Idolatry in The Church

The greatest sin in the Bible by far is the sin of idolatry. Idolatry is when we violate the first of the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20), which is “You shall have no other gods before me.” It is when we put something or someone first in our lives before the living and true God. Idolatry […]

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8 Signs a Mega Church has Minor Influence

There has been a mega church phenomena in the world for the last several decades. By mega church, I am referring to a church that has an average attendance of two to three thousand attendees on a Sunday. I have many friends in NYC, the USA and in numerous nations in various continents who have powerful […]

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How to Prosper in a Time of Scarcity

When this article was first drafted, a prominent newspaper in the United Kingdom, The Independent, had as their top headline that the United States is in a Depression. While it is true that America may face economic challenges, Christians can learn to tap into principles based on the economics of the Kingdom of God, instead […]

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Why Goals Can Be Harmful

The older and more mature in the Lord I become, the more I have learned to simplify my life and personal goals. Years ago my personal mission statement, vision statement, and goals were about two pages long. Now they are all one short sentence: “Love God and love people.” In my opinion, many of the […]

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Finding The Balance Between “Being and Doing”

How To Find The Balance Between Being And Doing? TEXT: Matthew 3:16-4:4 And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; 17  and behold, a voice from […]

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April to June Report

April The Love of Jesus Family Church      Sunday, April 2       Orange, New Jersey On this night, I was invited to preach at this great mega church led by Pastor Jason Alvarez. God gave me great liberty and I taught several hundred people on “How to enter God’s rest so that we can fulfill our divine assignment.” […]

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