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November 2012

THE FIVE FOLD MINISTRY

November 2012

Before discussing about the fivefold ministry, it is proper to consider what is ministry? Ministry in the Christian community is a participation in the ministry of Christ. It is the ministry of the Father through the Son by the Spirit. All believers are called to witness to the gospel, visit the ...Read More

The Apostolic Gift

November 2012

Arthur T. Pierson called Paul’s letter to the Ephesians “Paul’s third heaven epistle”, because it carries its readers into heavenly places in Christ. Through the work of the cross and the resurrection Christ purchased the gifts of the Spirit. Quoting from Psalm 68:18, Paul equates David’s ...Read More

LESSONS FROM THE SCHOOL OF THE SHEPHERD

November 2012

I have  a confession to make.  The assignment to write this article has been on my desk for well over a month.  It pokes at me each week like a splinter that demands attention.  I have looked it over time and again, yet, have not written a word on something that should not be dif...Read More

A PASTOR’S CALL AND HIS MINISTRY

November 2012

Pastoral ministry is one among the five fold ministries given by the Lord Jesus Christ to the Church. The term shepherd or Pastor is well known to the people of Israel and in the Christian community. The word Pastor came from the term ‘pasture’ or ‘Pastores’; the Latin equivalent of the Gree...Read More

Ministry of Women: The Priscilla Model

November 2012

Ministry is ‘service’. It refers to a way to serve our Creator God and one another. God gives ministry to each person just by virtue of being created by Him. Women too, therefore, have ministry. Any consideration of ministry must be much broader than the official and ordained ministry of the chu...Read More