Loving God, Equipping People, Mentoring Leaders, Reaching Nations
When one looks today at the Church of Jesus Christ and examines its life and structure what you observe actually has little resemblance to the early Church in the book of Acts. I believe today’s Church falls far short of what is set out for us in the New Testament as normative to the Church of Jesus Christ. I believe it does not express the heart of God nor His original intentions. So I would like to set out some of the differences that, in my mind, become obvious when you lovingly look at the Church as it is today and as it should be. And, I do so as someone who has been preaching for 41 years and who has pastored for 37 of those years. I also do so as someone who now ministers full-time trans-locally as an apostle to the local church. The Church has been central to my life and ministry for many decades and so, as one who loves the Church, I want to speak into the life of this precious group of believers worldwide. This is the first in a summer series of articles you won’t want to miss.
1> We have a church that is organizational and structureds where the Lord wants an organism that has life. Read more