Category Archives: The Spirit

Principley Speaking – God Can Speak Through Anyone

Listen to Blake Coffee talk about why, as a church leader, you must learn to listen for God through those around you.  I wonder if Thomas was ever able to hear…… Advertisements

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Principley Speaking – Fruit of the Spirit

In today’s post, Pete Barker talks about helping people understand and live into their spiritual gifts when teaching the Principle of the Spirit.  As we learn to appreciate and “lavish” our gifts on the Christ in one another, we can … Continue reading

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A Deeper Look At Armor

Recently I video taped a segment for our “Principley Speaking” feature. It was called “The Armor of God.” Maybe you saw it. When we teach about the enemy, which is the second principle of unity, we teach about the armor … Continue reading

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Principley Speaking – Mystery of the Ages

Today’s installment is, by now, a familiar face.  Dr. Ann Farris talks about the first principle, the Principle of the Spirit.  Ann reminds us that there is but one head of the church and He lives in each one of … Continue reading

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Slow Learners

I know that my “job” on this blog is writing book reviews.  The reason that I know that is because I chose that job for myself.  I love to read and learn.  Well, I love to learn at least.  Reading … Continue reading

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It Was the First

Roosevelt Park Baptist Church was my first. It was my first teaching experience of these materials, my first stop on my first mission trip and my first time in South Africa. And it was the first time I’ve ever worn … Continue reading

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Mauritius

Last fall (2010) shortly after our team returned from South Africa our friend Frank Pretorius started talking to our Executive Director Blake Coffee about plans for 2011. From the start they knew that it would be a big year. There … Continue reading

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Well, Should I go?

I’m not sure what I expected to see when I left for Mauritius. I left Phoenix with a pretty open mind. There were three main things that I knew about this trip:   • Over the last few years our ministry … Continue reading

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Our Call to be One

It seems like a paradox that the church, the gathering of God’s people, can be an origin of hurtful relationships. How is it that church buildings are busting at the seams with people who have been hurt by other members … Continue reading

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The Principle of the Spirit

Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples… As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, “Saul, … Continue reading

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