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Here I Stand

Dr. Elías Rodríguez | Cleveland, Tennessee There was a man of God who had a great career leading God’s people. In today’s Pentecostal language we would say that revival broke out under his leadership. During the days of Eli, his predecessor, “the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions” (1 Samuel …

Become A Church With IMPACT

Mark Menke    Since the Nassau, Bahamas launch of the SOPAS Next Generation class “Become a Church with Impact!” back in September 2015, we have taught the class in Nassau and Freeport, Bahamas, Alabama, the Southwest Region (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico), Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Grand Cayman, Kenya, Montreal and Toronto, Eastern Canada, Indonesia, …

Fruitful Ministry

Dr. Elías Rodríguez | Cleveland, Tennessee Throughout the Scriptures, we find God’s expectations for us to bear fruit. I think that this theme runs from Genesis to Revelation. In the garden of Eden, God commanded the land to “produce vegetation: seed bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, …

Biblical Thoughts On Spiritual Maturity

Adrian L. Varlack, Sr. | Church Historian ETERNAL LIFE     Towards the end of His earthly ministry and while headed to the cross, our Lord Jesus Christ was praying to His Father, announcing within the hearing of His disciples that He had finished the work His Father had given Him to do (John 17). …

Believe In The Risen Messiah

Dr. Milton Gordon |Big Sandy, Tennessee Imagine yourself in Jerusalem sometime around AD 33. You and a friend decide to walk to a nearby town about two hours away. This town is a wonderful place to relax and unwind and has some great hot baths. Another man there gives an account of recent events that …

The Message Gets Through

Dean Merrill |Colorado Springs, Colorado An Excerpt from Miracle Invasion Following is a story featured in the new book Miracle Invasionby Dean Merrill. The book, released by Broadstreet Publishing, was produced in conjunction with the Pentecostal Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA) to profile the gifts of the Spirit currently operating in the world. Two stories from …

Deny, Take Up, And Follow

Tim Atterberry |Louisville, Kentucky “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.” Luke 9:23 If any of us were surveyed during the time of Jesus, particularly before His death, we would have likely said the cross was just a torturous tool used by …

A Cry From The Cross

Marsha Robinson | Editor for the White Wing Messenger “Now when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?’ which is translated, ‘My God, My God, why have You forsaken …

What Our Kids Need To Know About Easter

Kathy Creasy | Cleveland, Tennessee Too often, when children think about Easter, they focus on bunnies, eggs, and other secular symbols and traditions of the holiday. Do our children understand the significant truths that came to life as Christ was crucified and then resurrected from the dead?  Here are a few biblical truths our children can …

Joy Comes In The Morning

Dr. Elías Rodríguez | CBL Faculty Even though God created nighttime for man to rest, and He said it was good, the darkness of night has been used to represent difficult moments in our lives. When we are going through painful situations, we usually compare these to the dark of night. Illness, separation from family …