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Most believers have no issue with the idea that the Jewish people were the chosen people of the one true God in the Old Covenant. But what about today? What about the Jewish people who have embraced Jesus? Are they part of what Paul calls the “irrevocable call” in Romans 11:29? And, if so, what does that mean?

As leaders, in Israel, we have been discussing this issue.

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One of those verses that seem to force its way into my consciousness is Ephesians 4:1.

“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.” (Ephesians 4:1)
One of the greatest mistakes we make in the Church is to judge people based on their anointing or their gift for ministry. If someone is a great teacher or anointed preacher, or if someone moves in healing power and prophesies accurately, then we assume they are mature people.

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Abusive Leadership

Ron Cantor —  October 5, 2019 — Leave a comment
This week I want to share with you a message from my new book on leadership called, “Don’t Call me Pastor!“ It’s about abusive leadership, which sadly, is rampant in the body. There are far too many pastors and leaders who are very gifted, but have never read a book on leadership. As a result, they end up wounding the very people they’re called to serve.

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If you ever needed proof that Jesus is alive, then here it is. Jean Brandt not only forgives his brother’s killer, but then asks the judge if he can do the unthinkable. Get tissues!

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Jim Bakker brought down an empire when he had a brief affair with a 21-year-old Jessica Hahn. For millennia men have used their position and power to manipulate women (and sometimes the reverse—see Jezebel!). How sad to see it inside the Body of Messiah! Enough already!

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