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A CASE FOR UNMARRIED MINISTERS: "The Husband Of One Wife"

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

Does a Church leader have to be married? Can a single pastor minister efficiently to the body of Christ? So many people misapply Scripture when it comes to answering these questions. This article takes a look at why elders, deacons, and pastors are not required to be married. In addition, I take...

Article | Updated Jun 17, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Single,Married,Divorce,Divorced,Pastor,Pastors,Ministers,Minister,Elder,Elders,Deacon,Deacons,Ministry,Church,Leader,Leaders,Leadership,Unmarried,Marriage,Marriages

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Secular Music In Church Is Blasphemous... Or Is It?

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

Church services can often times be far from engaging. In order to reach people they must be engaged with what's going on. One of the ways to do this is by using appropriate secular music, although it's controversial too many in the church. Controversial or not, one thing my experience has showed...

Article | Updated Jun 14, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Church,Service,Worship,Music,Secular,Praise,Engage,Engaging,Engaged,God,Christ,Welcome,Hymn,Hymns,Organ,Organs,Feeling,Feelings,Jesus,Unchurched

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REPENTANCE - YES I BELIEVE IN IT

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

I am often accused of having to great of a focus on grace. I don't actually know how that is possible if grace is truly understood. Nevertheless, here are some tidbits on repentance as it is commanded from those who are under the rule of Christ.

Article | Updated Jun 12, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Repentance,Repent,Repents,Christian,God,Jesus,Christ,Lord,Saviour,Savior,Grace,Gospel,Redemption,Forgiveness,Forgive,Driscoll,Martin,Luther,Spurgeon

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DOES SIZE MATTER? (Part 2 Of 2)

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

The conclusion of a two part article on what makes a church or ministry healthy and effective with the exclusion of its size. The number of people that attend or are being affected is not an appropriate gauge on the effectiveness of a minstry. Doing the right thing for the right reasons is what...

Article | Updated Jun 7, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Church,Churches,Ministry,Ministries,Large,Small,Effective,God,Jesus,Christ,Love,Size,Struggle,Struggling,Leader,Leaders,Leadership,Success,Successful,Creative

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SINCE YOUR PASTOR WON'T TELL YOU, I WILL

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

Ministers usually have no shortage of things to say, but there are many things they wish they could say but cannot. Churches claim they want honesty, but the unrealistic demands put on ministers don't allow this to always be true.

Article | Updated Jun 2, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Pastor,Pastors,Minister,Ministers,Ministry,Ministries,Church,Churches,Communication,Speaking,Truth,Honest,Honesty,Job,Jobs,Evangelize,Evangelization,Friend,Friends,Life

Calm Down

By Dlcannon  (booksie.com)

taken from my book,

Poetry | Updated Jun 1, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: About,Rubina,Dias,&,Her,Psychiatric,Hospitalization,Cigarettes,An,Anxiety,Tranquilizer,Jesus,Christ,God

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Our Lord, Our Dearest Leader

By Poemguy69  (booksie.com)

A comparison of two lives

Poetry | Updated May 30, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Lord,Leader,Christianity,North,Korea,Kim,Jong,Un,Jesus,Christ,God,The,West,South,Hell,Concentration,Camp,Death,Treason,Dictatorship

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KNOW GOD BY KNOWING JESUS

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

How does one "find God?" The way this is done is both simple and profound. We know God by knowing Jesus. In particular, the cross of Jesus reveals some truths about the Father. This article takes a brief look at this fact.

Article | Updated May 28, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Know,Knowing,God,Jesus,Christ,Cross,Resurrection,Life,John,Hebrews,Colossians,Justice,Romans,Love,Relation,Relational,Relationship,Isaiah,Hosea,Corinthians

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The Over-emphasis Of Both Hyper-Calvinism And Arminianism

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

The battle between Calvinists and Arminians continues to rage on. A large part of the problem is a misunderstanding of true historical evangelical Calvinism. Many mistake Hyper-Calvinism for historic Calvinism and this causes confusion. Both Hyper-Calvinism and Arminianism over-emphasize in...

Article | Updated May 24, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: John,Calvin,Calvinism,Calvinst,Calvinists,Jacob,Armenius,Arminian,Arminianism,Arminianist,Hyper,Evangelical,Historic,Creeds,Creed,Creedal,Christianity,Christ,Jesus,God

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The Commands Of God Are NOT Burdensome???

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

God's commands are a burden...or are they? We cannot keep His commands, it is impossible. So, how are we to be perfect as He instructs us to be?

Article | Updated May 23, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: God,Jesus,Christ,Commandments,Command,Commands,Yoke,Burden,Burdensome,Easy,Light,Bible,Scripture,Scriptures,Testament,Christian,Christianity,Grace,Substitution,Cross

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Just How Much Can You Endure When Life Gets Really Tough?

By Timesoftrouble  (booksie.com)

What is past history cannot be changed. Reality this day worldwide is what it is and cannot be changed; and the coming tomorrows for all mankind bringing suffering during the worst timesoftrouble which have ever before been on this earth also cannot be changed because our end through...

Short Story | Updated May 21, 2014 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Truth,Faith,Reality,Endure,God,Christ,Hardships,Love,Compassion,Care,Concern,Assistance,Help

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A BAD QUESTION: "WHAT DOES THIS PASSAGE MEAN TO YOU?"

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

Have you ever heard it said that there are no bad questions? Well, there is. This is especially true when it comes to figuring what the meaning of a Bible passage. This short article explains what is meant by this truth.

Article | Updated May 18, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Question,Questions,Scripture,Bible,Passage,Passages,Verse,Philippians,Strength,Christ,God,Jesus,Study,Biblical,Verses,Christian,Christianity,Christians,Professional,Business

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THE MINISTER AND MENTAL ILLNESS

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

Statistics show that at the very least 20 percent of the population suffers from some form of mental illness. The number is probably much higher but the stigma associated with these kinds of illnesses prevents many from seeking help or even admitting they have a struggle. What happens when...

Article | Updated May 16, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Christian,Christianity,Mental,Illness,Anxiety,Anxious,Panic,Depression,Depressed,Physical,Emotional,Emotion,Emotions,Brain,Doctor,Physician,Doctors,Physicians,Church,Minister

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THE SAVIOR'S SEVEN SIGN-OFF STATEMENTS

By Truegraceministries  (booksie.com)

Jesus made seven final statements as he suffered on the cross in our place. This is a quick look at those statements as they give us some insight into the mind of Jesus at the time.

Article | Updated May 13, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Cross,Crucify,Crucifixion,Jesus,Christ,Lord,God,Death,Suffering,Suffer,Die,Sacrifce,Atonement,Atone,Regeneration,Regenerate,Sin,Sins,Sinful,Sinning

Gospel Changed Me

By Shailey0205  (booksie.com)

about how the gospel changes live and lives of the people around you

Short Story | Updated May 7, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Gospel,Shailey,Park,Christ,Change


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