Monthly Archives: December 2016

When The Church Was Young

To the things which the early church DID possess. When it was very young, the church had an experience. We place that first above all else. ”The Primitive Church had no New Testament, no thought-out theology, no stereotyped traditions. The men who took Christ to the Gentile world had received no formal or professional training, […]

A Disciple of Jesus Christ.

In 1980 a young man from Rwanda was forced by his tribe to either renounce Christ or face certain death. He refused to renounce Christ, and he was killed on the spot. The night before he had written the following commitment which was found in his room: “I’m part of the fellowship of the unashamed, […]

Revelation

The Holy Spirit teaches both by revelation and experience. The revelation can be instant and direct, without being transmitted by any formal “teaching.” We say, “Oh, I see.” The Spirit then uses seen and temporal experiences to work that revelation into us. The revelation gets established in us through personal experience. Some people have a […]

Inability to Unify/Only One Center

Inability to Unify One might think that, with the Bible as the center of Christianity, the unity of Christians could be easily realized. But unfortunately this has not proved true, though we can consider it fortunate indeed that, as this inability to unify proves, the letter of the Bible cannot really replace the living Christ […]