BECOMING MORE POWERFUL

BECOMING MORE POWERFUL

by Bill Elliff October 13, 2021

One of the great hopes of all our lives as followers of Christ is that we can become MORE. More useful, more loving, more gracious, more like Christ, a better witness, etc. Apollos was such a man. We only have five verses in the whole Bible that describe him (Acts 18:24-28), but look at the phrases God uses.

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SPIRIT-LED MINISTRY

SPIRIT-LED MINISTRY

by Bill Elliff September 29, 2021

Just because a church or a pastor names the name doesn’t mean they are engaged in ministry as God desires. The picture of an effective, God-glorifying church is given to us in the pages of the book of Acts.

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HOW IMPORTANT ARE PEOPLE TO YOU?

HOW IMPORTANT ARE PEOPLE TO YOU?

by Bill Elliff August 20, 2021

If we are not careful, the ever-present pride of our hearts will blind our eyesight. Pride exalts ourselves and puts ME at the center of everything. When my vision is filled with me, I cannot see God. But also, I cannot see the people around me. They become objects used for the purpose of exalting me.

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KEEPING OUR PREPOSITIONS IN ORDER, or, HOW MINISTRY WORKS

KEEPING OUR PREPOSITIONS IN ORDER, or, HOW MINISTRY WORKS

by Bill Elliff July 27, 2021

There is much that poses for spiritual ministry that is a shadow of what God intends. Tragically, we regularly hear of ministry leaders being exposed who have operated with selfish agendas, ulterior motives, and even horribly sinful habits. Satan loves to manipulate those who are not operating with God’s ways to try to discredit those who are.

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