Category Archives: sowing and reaping

John Doe Ministries (Is that biblical?)

Why do some ministers (even some God-anointed preacher’s and teachers) name “ministries” for themselves? That common practice in modern-day independent ministry doesn’t appear to be biblical. I can’t find an “Apostle Paul Ministries” or a “Philip the Evangelist Ministries” or even a … Continue reading

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Hearing & doing what the Spirit says . . .

Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the ekklesias (mistranslated as churches in most English language Bibles). –Revelation 2:29. You can move beyond just hearing the Spirit and into actually receiving the Spirit by believing what you heard enough … Continue reading

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When church is so-so, perhaps it’s time to sew-sow

If you find church to be so-so; maybe you need to go beyond church and sew-sow. Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible–Ekklesia sews biblical truth and practical advice together in a warm, friendly, easy to … Continue reading

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Church — Desert or Fertile Field? (Living Water Irrigation)

When ordinary church members are trained and told to shut down the rivers of living water in their heart on Sunday mornings, and instead to sit and watch one man; the body of Christ looks more like a desert than … Continue reading

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