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Metro Pentecostal Church Celebrates 100 Years

Metro Pentecostal Church Celebrates 100 Years

Tulsa is a city with a rich history of Oneness Pentecostalism. Following the split between Trinitarian and Oneness believers in the Assemblies of God in 1916, it is unclear if any Oneness congregations were maintained from the number of early Pentecost…

‘Glory in the Church’ :: By Paul J. Scharf

‘Glory in the Church’ :: By Paul J. Scharf

One of the greatest privileges that I enjoy as a church ministries representative for The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry is that I get to preach in—and be in—lots of churches. For the most part, these churches are quite similar in terms of their understanding and interpretation of Biblical truth, and, of course, they find […]

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Called Out: The Role of the Church :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Called Out: The Role of the Church :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Matthew 16:13-19, Mark 8:27-30, Luke 9:18-20, Ephesians 1:22, Ephesians 4:15, Colossians 1:18 Summary: Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, and no one else (Matthew 16:13-19). We have strayed from what the Scriptures teach us about the church’s purpose and responsibilities and allowed the world and our opinions to take precedence over what we […]

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I’m a Misfit at Church, Are You? :: By Jonathan Brentner

I’m a Misfit at Church, Are You? :: By Jonathan Brentner

It seems to be an annual rite of passage in many Bible-believing churches. As summer draws to a close, pastors assure the faithful that their church remains committed to the Great Commission. It’s the mission of the church, and thus everyone must help fill the building with people in the coming year. Please know that […]

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Ten Bad Church Work Habits Every Pastor Should Avoid

Ten Bad Church Work Habits Every Pastor Should Avoid

A habit is an ongoing tendency with a pattern of behavior that is difficult to change. Bad habits can develop in church workplaces like in any other place of employment. I’ve assembled a top-ten list of some common bad work habits among church leaders….

How Close is the Rapture of the Church? :: By Britt Gillette

How Close is the Rapture of the Church? :: By Britt Gillette

How close is the rapture of the church? I think we can get a good idea based on recent surveys of self-identified Christians in the United States. Recently, The Christian Post reported, “Over a third of senior pastors believe ‘good people’ can earn their way to heaven.” This was the conclusion of a survey conducted […]

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The Doctrines of The Laodicean Church :: By The Gospelist

The Doctrines of The Laodicean Church :: By The Gospelist

As the church of Laodicea is now the dominant church of these last days, it is time to search the scriptures to see if what they confess is in accordance with what the Bible teaches. Fortunately, it will not be that difficult to determine if what the Laodiceans proclaim is scriptural. In times past, seminary […]

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