% of all Religions in World’s Population

Christians are the world’s largest religious group and are nearly evenly dispersed globally, according to a new Pew study on the size, geographic distribution and median ages of the world’s major religious groups. Of the world’s 6.9 billion people, 2.2 billion or 32...

The Point of Your Anointing – Reinhard Bonnke

We’re called to walk in the same miracle-working power as Jesus did. And we will—when we understand the Holy Spirit anointing that’s in us. The word anointing today has acquired a broad meaning among believers. It is used to denote a general blessing, but we need not...

Hopeless Without The Spirit – Jim Cymbala

Today the third person of the Trinity is underappreciated by those who misunderstand Him and misrepresented by those overzealous for His manifestations. Somewhere between those extremes we must realize our desperate need for a genuine move of the Holy Spirit. The...

An Interesting Read?

Messianic Rabbi/Pastor, Jonathan Cahn has just written a book titled The Harbinger. It is a fictionalized page turner of what Cahn believes to be a prophetic warning to America by God through the events of 9.11. I have not read this book and cannot vouch the soundness...
What People Experience in Churches

What People Experience in Churches

Fortunately, Lake Samm gets significantly different results from the ones below, but still interesting research. What People Experience in Churches January 9, 2012 Most Americans have first-hand experiences in churches or parishes. What happens, if anything, in the...

How Should a Church Preach the Word?

Theological Interpretation in Action Consider the well-known story in 1 Samuel 17 in which David faces and defeats Goliath. Let me give two possible approaches to preaching or teaching this text. Neither sees it as simply an account of a border skirmish in ancient...

Feeling like an Exile from your Faith/Church?

Over the last five years, the Barna Group researched the faith journeys of teenagers and young adults. Based on that study, the new book, You Lost Me, describes three ways people get “lost” on the journey of faith: • Prodigals disavow their faith entirely, ripping up...

Six Reasons Young People Leave the Church

In particular, check out how many young people do not find God at church… September 28, 2011 Many parents and church leaders wonder how to most effectively cultivate durable faith in the lives of young people. A five-year project headed by Barna Group president...

Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?

Long but well worth it if you’re into this sort of thing. Bottom line, will power takes energy (calories) so you have to have sufficient/replenished energy (glucose) to make good choices. Affects every decision. Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? The very act...