Church

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Hallmark of a Matured Church

“And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and […]

The Body Church vs The Institutional Church

“When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, […]

New Wineskin Ministries

“He also used these illustrations: “No one tears a piece of cloth from a new coat to patch an old coat. Otherwise, the new cloth will tear the old. Besides, the patch from the new will not match the old. People don’t pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the new wine will make the skins burst. The wine will run out, and the skins will be ruined. Rather, new wine is to be poured into fresh skins. […]

Establishing Antioch Churches

The emerging of the church in Antioch was first mentioned during the persecution of the church in Jerusalem, which served as a base for the apostles. During the persecution that arose about Stephen’s death, the base church was scattered abroad to places like Judea, Samaria, Phenice, Cyprus, and Antioch. This resulted to the fulfilment of Acts 1:8, because to some extent the base church of the apostles in Jerusalem failed to accomplish the task of being witnesses in Judea, Samaria […]

Church Planting vs Making Disciples

First and foremost, “Church” is not a building used for public worship, or a Christian development program, or a denominational institution. This is the mindset and understanding of many people today and it is a wrong biblical understanding of the Church. The word “Church” comes from the Greek word “ekklesia” which is defined as “an assembly of called-out ones.” The root meaning of “Church” is not that of a building, but of people. The ekklesia of Christ is not a […]

Snakes in the Church

Israel Onoriobe audio podcast from Sydney, this apostolic message titled Snakes in the Church. WVCOM recordings are formatted to suit any type of hand held device, Mac or PC that plays Mp3. If imported into iTunes, files will display with graphics as the adjacent graphic and genre is Speech. Mp3 files are available for immediate use after purchase – Like to download more Apostolic teaching by Apostle Israel Onoriobe, please proceed to our Online Shop. Our ministry is a faith-based ministry and […]