What are the threads in history that connect Methodism to Pentecostalism? Peter Bellini lists many of the connections that become convincing evidence that there is at least some kind of connection there. He posits that the connection is reliance on the Holy Spirit, and that Christianity needs a return to seeking that connection.
Adam and Eve started a trend. They set a twofold pattern of disobedience: idolatrous submission and exploitive grasping. Instead of ruling over and caring...
Suffering is part of being human, and God meets us in those darker places. In today's post, read an interview with musician and composer Russ Hitt, who decided to compose a Christmas album of lament for all those who find Christmas a difficult season to be in. Listen to samples and buy the album here.
Fire in the Fireplace http://youtu.be/L4YiSoeQxps Divorcing Orthodoxy and Healing http://youtu.be/zl47zj-mnIA Does Your Church Need a Healing Ministry http://youtu.be/RAYOwNKDD9o Desire Spiritual Gifts http://youtu.be/glMdAMdQIis Knowing Your Spiritual Gifts http://youtu.be/QVWyl8nHEYY Gifts of Healing http://youtu.be/BqNludIxhUE Order Love Heals: A Biblical...
http://youtu.be/qljNRRBRUMI What happens when you experience personal healing? What does letting go of control in healing look like? In this interview with Audrey Eddings of Wind...
Is your faith a box or a path? How do you view yourself, or others in your community? Read more today from Mark Ongley as he shares personal stories of people on the path of faith.
The Christian gospel is the story of a God who breaks the rules of plausibility—often when we least expect it and in ways we could never have predicted.
Sometimes pastors are not equipped to deal with the type and intensity of problems a member may be experiencing. Misty Lawrence explains how to know when it is time to refer your member to a therapist.
"Sometimes we have to wait for our feelings to catch up with our theology, or our choice." In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Virginia Todd Holeman discusses the foundations for biblical forgiveness and reconciliation, answering questions like "Why should I forgive?" and also what forgiveness is not.
The invitation to remember the pain only for the sake of remembering is not the purpose. The purpose is to remember the Lord’s faithfulness amidst the pain. His consistency. His love—before, during, and after. It is for healing. And hope. And redemption.