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A house built by plumbers

A house built by plumbers

When we think about the five-fold and what is involved, we often flip over to Ephesians 4 to read about the Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher. I’m sure we’ve all read it a thousand times. This is how God instructs us to build his house. I want you to now imagine you are building a house in the natural which requires you to use an architect, an electrician, a plumber, a carpenter and a painter. Only when you hire…

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How Great Leaders Produce Kingdom People & Kingdom Environments

How Great Leaders Produce Kingdom People & Kingdom Environments

The following excerpt is from Qualities of a Spiritual Warrior by Graham Cooke.  This is such a tremendous example of building kingdom from the bottom up that I had to share it.  The entire book can be found at Brilliant Book House. A church that is top-down led—that is not permission giving—that does not allow the people to dream or encounter God fully for themselves, can never produce a warrior. In truth people who want more of God are going…

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Emulating Jesus the Releaser

Emulating Jesus the Releaser

I was struck by this revelation yesterday, “Would we release the apostles as soon as Jesus did?”  When we see where the condition of the apostles’ faith and walks, one has to wonder if we would.  Jesus had to know the condition of these boys following around with him, just as we often have a good sense of where our people are at as well. And yet, Jesus released every single one of the apostles, even his ultimate betrayer. In…

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