If we do not quickly revise our strategy in order to train and equip an army of national leaders and support them as they plant indigenous churches, then we will continue to give more money and get less results.
Our salvation does not depend upon how good we have been, nor yet how bad we have been—it depends wholly on what we do with Jesus.
Miracle of miracles, McQueen started showing up at Mason’s church, the Ventura Missionary Church, pastored by Leonard Dewitt.
Congregational governance under Christ’s Lordship is another distinguishing mark of a Baptist church. A church may be baptistic in every other aspect, but if she does not have a form of congregational governance, she cannot be counted as a Baptist church.
Which Jesus shall we follow? Several versions of Jesus are out there. For some, He was a humble Jewish rabbi whose gentle teachings were hijacked by people like Paul and turned into a Savior that He never meant to be. He’s been called a magician as well as a great psychologist.