Apr 28

Church on Schedule

Why Attend Church? Today, my devotional reading is from 2 Kings 4. In the story, a Shunammite woman was barren and the prophet Elisha interceded with God for her. A year later, she bore a son but while still a young … Continue reading

Sep 01

Why Churches don’t fulfill the Great Commission (part 1)

We all know the Great Commission, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded … Continue reading

Aug 09

Evaluating change

Terms like “change” are full of personal and emotional connotations.  For example, change can be a positive word as it is expressed in terms of improving a mindset or organizational concept.  On the other hand, change can be difficult when … Continue reading

Aug 02

What do you want?

Recently, Bill Isaacs posted an article titled,”How much right do I have in wanting change in the COG?” In that article, he described some of the attitudes that people express about “their” church. Some of the more poignant remarks were, … Continue reading

Jul 05

Legal Issues for Churches

The Assemblies of God website has a nice collection of articles that deal with the legal issues which churches may face. The page is well organized so that you can find what you are looking for very quickly. Check it … Continue reading

Jul 05

CoG General Assembly

As a member & Ordained Bishop in the Church of God with headquarters in Cleveland, TN, I am very concerned about the organization, its leadership, doctrine, and structure. The highest governing authority within the church is the General Assembly which … Continue reading

Mar 31

How to go to church

The title sounds silly to us Christians. However, as a protestant, I have been more than a little confused at what I am supposed to do when I attend a Catholic wedding mass, or similar service. And, have you ever … Continue reading