The Testimony of Jesus

  The Testimony of Jesus One of the most powerful revelations in the scriptures is that of the power of "the testimony". During the wilderness journey of the people of God, we learn that Moses commanded certain items to be placed in the Ark of the Covenant. Interestingly, another name for the Ark is found

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Revelation Overview

  Revelation 1:1 John sets the direction for the whole book as being a revelation of Jesus Christ. The central issues of this book will revolve around salvation as found in Jesus Christ, His followers and those who would oppose them. Revelation is not only about end-time events, as many think (1:1 does allude to

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Do it again Lord

One of the classes I am taking as I finish up my Masters at United Theological Seminary, is a class on Charismatic ministry, taught by Dr. Randy Clark of Global Awakening Ministries. Some may be aware that Randy Clark is the one God used to usher in the revival at the Toronto Airport Vineyard in

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Do Over

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Do-Over-Master.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Through the resurrection of Jesus, we have the opportunity to do life over. Peter discovered this in a very real way. In the message "Do Over", we will examine the text and discover a pearl of great price.

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What’s changing about change?

"If You Want to Keep Getting What You're Getting, Keep Doing What You're Doing" It seems as though everywhere we turn, we are hearing about the need to restructure, reform and renew. This conversation is happening in nearly segment of our society from politics to education. It’s a conversation that needs to continue, not because

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After the Resurrection

Greetings in the name of the Lord. I trust that you had a wonderful Resurrection Celebration. This past 40 Day journey during Lent has been filled with excitement, encouragement and challenge. It is the last week that has been a time of real testing and trial. I anticipated that at the end, I would have a clear

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God’s Story for You

  New small group study beginning March 17th 2015. 6:30pm Residence Park UMC – 4800 N. Dixie Drive, Dayton OH 45414 Do You Know God's Purpose for Your Life? In the beginning, God created heaven and earth, but He wanted something more, so He designed someone–a person in His own image. Picture the Master Potter

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Online Learning Center

Welcome to the member’s area. Personal transformation is among the highest priorites of many people in the world today. Some seek transformation within various faith communities, others seek it through self-help studies while others seek it through by accepting extremely challenging human accomplishments. This sight approaches transformation from the foundation of mind renewal. Let me

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Keep the Unity

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Keep_the_Unity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn Ephesians, the principle of Christ’s headship is carried to its largest results. The centre of the Church becomes the centre of the universe. God’s plan of the ages is disclosed, ranging through eternity and embracing every form of being, and “gathering into one

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Ferguson, the Kingdom and Reconciliation

If you are like me, you’ve been bombarded by various media sources regarding the ruling in Ferguson, MO. I confess, the ruling did not surprise me, but not for the reasons you may be thinking. You see, I am convinced that though we should work for peace on earth, ultimately until the “Prince of Peace”

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God is on the move

We continue to hear reports of how the majority world (Africa, Asia, and Latin America) are experiencing tremendous growth and renewal in, through and by the Holy Spirit. As we consider the Christian landscape in America however, we hear stories of decline in attendance, membership and general interest in Christianity. This should raise some important

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No road map

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Word_and_Spirit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKingdom greetings, We have seen an abundance of grace over the past few months. We have found ourselves on a new leg of the journey, following the call of God. One of the most interesting aspects of this phase of the journey is, there

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Kingdom Citizens

There are lots of conversations revolving around the subject of inclusivity. I am speaking specifically within the context of the church. It seems that while the world is becoming increasingly diverse, the church remains increasingly divisive. We hold sensitivity trainings and workshops, but the root of the problem remains. It is my observation that we

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Open Doors

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Min_Kendrick_Smith_Open_doors.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’ve all heard the saying, “when one door closes, another opens” and in this message, Minister Kendrick Smith shares an insightful and prophetic word about what o do when doors open and closes. Listen in.

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If Jesus would have been here

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Lord_if.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhen God doesn’t perform as we think he ought to. “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” In the passage, Martha uses exactly those words in addressing Jesus, and so does Mary. “Lord, if you had been here, my

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Corporate Anointing

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Corporate_Anointing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAnd, just as in the Old Testament, when the people gathered together in one place – in one accord – and the glory of God filled the temple made of wood and stone – that same glory becomes more and more tangible, it becomes

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Anointed to serve

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Anointed_to_Serve_Pt.1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe ministry of Jesus started out with the pronouncement “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to…)! The words “because, anointed and to” carry tremendous weight as we follow the ministry of the Jesus. The ministry of Jesus

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Do you want to be made whole

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Do_you_want_to_be_whole.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDesire is a sense of longing for a person or object or hoping for an outcome. When a person desires something or someone, their sense of longing is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of the item or person, and they want to

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The Choice is Yours

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/The_Choice_is_Yours.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLife is one big series of choices. Our life today is the sum total of all the choices we have made in the past. Where we will be tomorrow will be the result of the choices we make today. And the story continues.

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A Place called There

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/A_Place_called_There.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThere is “A Place” where God’s perfect will manifest in the believers life. In this message, we take a journey with the father’s of the faith as they reach the place called there. You may asking yourself,, “where is there”? Listen in as we

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Which of these three?

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Well_of_Sanctification.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhen asked by a religous scholar, what he needed to do to inherit eternal life, Jesus responded by inquiring how the man read and understood the scriptures. Upon answering correctly, the man sought to find a loophole. Jesus then reframed the question by giving

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The priority of faith

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Faith_towards_God.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHebrews 11 is one of the most powerful chapters in all scripture. It presents what many refer to as the “Hall of faith”. The great thing is, we are all invited to join the record of those who do great things by faith.

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Patterns of the house

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Patterns_of_the_house.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhen God works, God establishes patterns which reveal God’s ways. As we apply the patterns, we get the outcomes intended by God. Without them, we end up different products. Listen in.

Restoring the foundations

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Foundations.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe key to renewal and revival always involves recovering scriptural foundations. Listen to Pt. 1 of the series “Restoring the foundations”.

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The cloud of Glory

http://imergentchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/The_cloud_of_Glory.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGod did a wonderful thing by revealing God’s self to God’s people through a manifestation of the cloud of glory. We look at this manifestation and examine how we are changed from glory to glory by God’s manifestation in Christ.

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