Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
Rembrandt Jesus Calming the Storm
How to Keep from Going Crazy
By Pastor Johnny Almond
David heard these comments and was…Continue
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Lord God Almighty,
Day before yesterday, for one day at least, millions of Americans looked up into the heavens –
gazing at what for some would be a once-in-a-lifetime event;
hoping to see two and a half minutes of darkness as the moon went rogue;
wanting to experience the feeling of awe as astronomical…Continue
Added by Johnny R. Almond on August 23, 2017 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Jonathan made David reaffirm his vow of friendship again,
for Jonathan loved David as much as he loved himself.
1 Samuel 20:17 NLT
I am the Heart of real friendship. Those who love Me love others who love Me—Jesus’ sheep flock together. People who call Me friend become the best of friends with others sharing the same passion. When two people pledge faithfulness in My Name,…Continue
Added by Johnny R. Almond on August 21, 2017 at 2:28pm — No Comments
While studying the origins of the church at Philippi, I was startled to discover how the story contradicts many of our common misconceptions about the nature of the Christian life. The narrative in Acts 16 debunks at least 8 myths—and I bet you’ve believed some of these misconceptions yourself.
Myth #1: As long as you’re well-intentioned in pursuing spiritual activities, any direction is okay.
The apostle Paul never intended to plant a church…Continue
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© by Pastor Johnny R. Almond
The Lord does not need weapons to rescue his people.
It is his battle, not ours. The Lord will give you to us!
1 Samuel 17:47 NLT
Added by Johnny R. Almond on August 14, 2017 at 10:08am — No Comments
Jesus didn’t tell churches to make members
In talking with pastors, one thing I commonly hear is, “If we had more members we would be able to do more…” Because of the way we have been programmed in the past, a lot of times pastors and churches think if they are small there impact is small. This isn’t the way Jesus thought. Jesus could have called the masses, but instead he called a dozen, ordinary men, and sent them out on a mission to make disciples. …Continue
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