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Understanding PISTIS

Understanding PISTIS

Faith is coined from the Greek word PISTIS which means persuasion, belief, assurance, fidelity, them that believe. Faith is not a condition but a means, and this means is by God. We were freely justified by grace through faith in Christ Jesus (Romans 3:21-25, 5:1-2, Ephesians 2:8). It is the gospel that gives faith. For […]

Misconceptions About The Holy Spirit

Misconceptions About The Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit is not an object (with pronoun He not it). John 14:26. Holy Spirit is not fire, wind, or water.He only move in these forms. He speaks (Acts13:3)  fire,wind or water do not speak, but the Holy Spirit speaks. Holy Spirit is not an author of confusion 1cor 14:33. Holy Spirit can not operate […]

The Power Of Prayer

The Power Of Prayer

Prayer is one of the basic places a believer exercises his authority. By prayer we bring finality to situations, there’s no finality until you’ve prayed. The Greek word for prayer is PROSEUCHE (Luke 19) it means to worship, an oratory, to pray earnestly and the word Proseuche has its root from PROSEUCHEMAI which means to […]

The Manipulators

The Manipulators

When my friend asked me if I could work under intense pressure, I said yes but was wondering how intense this pressure could be. I sent my application and I was selected. It was later I discovered that this company disguises to be a regular company but it is the Church office of the place […]

Pastor, Your Wife Has Needs Too

Pastor, Your Wife Has Needs Too

Ever wondered how you know when someone needs encouragement? Here’s a simple test. It works every time. Check and see if they have a pulse. Pastor, one of the members in your congregation whose heart beats regularly for you is your wife. She’s your No. 1 fan and your No. 2 responsibility after your relationship […]

How To Care For The Aged

How To Care For The Aged

Wouldn’t it be great if our aging parents came with an instruction manual? But no guidebook exists. We don’t have a troubleshooting checklist. Yet, many of us are struggling to navigate the family role-reversal. The parent who cared for us now needs our care. And we are often physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausted. So, how […]

Mother and Daughter Talk

Mother and Daughter Talk

“And Mom, for my eighteenth birthday . . .” The rest of my daughter’s sentence sounded like an adult in a Charlie Brown special. Anna spoke clearly enough, but I focused on the impending reality of those last four words. “Mom? Mom!” I looked up at my daughter. “I’m sorry . . . what? What […]

Sexual Struggle with Women

Sexual Struggle with Women

For as long as I’ve been in church, I’ve known that sexual sin is a guy’s struggle. Lust, sexual fantasies, pornography, masturbation. These were all things common to man, not common to woman. So what was I to do when my mom’s Victoria’s Secret catalog arrived, and I secretly ogled over the pictures wishing I looked […]

The Longing For a Dad

The Longing For a Dad

To me, the story could be summed up this way: David had a deep longing for a father. He had one, of course, in Jack Cassidy, who was a Broadway star and celebrity in his own right. But Jack divorced David’s mother, and in many ways, he walked out of his son’s life. For the […]

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