Posts in Category: A Godly Lifestyle

Danger Of Compromise

Author: Mike Sonneveldt
A rush of consecration seems to be making its way through the church realm, and I find it a breath of fresh air. I've recognized in many people, within my own circle, the deep desire to consecrate themselves for the Lord. That word, “consecration” tends to get a bad wrap. Images of monks tearing their backs apart with flogs, and people fasting for 40 days and nights bounce around our heads at the mere mention of the word. Our hearts recoil at the thought. We tell ourselves, “Well now, I don't want to be that dramatic...” What if that word didn't mean what you thought it meant? I'm disgruntled in having to give you the definition (because I find such a writing technique boring and trite,) but it's in the definition and application of the word that this whole essay hinges. We… read more

Judgement isn't for Christian

Author: Self-Evident Supporter
During last convention season, we built a relationship with an amazing couple, who shared some deep truths that astounded us. It revolutionized how we saw judgment and God's wrath on the world. I asked the husband if he would be willing to write down his story in a blog post to share with our faithful listeners and supporters. This is his story, and his own teaching on the topic. At World's End? In the early months of 2021 I was looking on in fear of what I perceived as an ever darkening Geo-political landscape worldwide. I feared war with China and/or Russia, the threat of nuclear war, and the loss of our rights and freedoms in the face of advancing Socialism and medical tyranny. In February or March of 2021 I became aware of a bunker community in South Dakota. 575… read more

The Greatest Commandment of America

Author: Mike Sonneveldt
It's done. It's over. You can take a deep breath, and now you can relax. Or, if weeping and gnashing your teeth is more your thing, then go for it. But, for the next year and a half or so, you can rest and keep your mind on other things than a mid-term election. I'm glad it's over. I've been waiting for this moment. I understand the importance of an election, and the absolute necessity of getting involved in the whole process, but it brings out the worst in all of us. The power and influence that flows underneath elections represents a rather wicked sense of control over other people's lives. It entices and draws the worst of our populace into the limelight. The slick smiles (and slicked back hair), the promises to people's most base desires, and the arrogance all culminates on… read more

50 World Accomplishments of Christianity Throughout History

Author: Andrew Alleman
50 World Accomplishments of Christianity Throughout History “You gave me life and showed me kindness, and in your providence watched over my spirit.” (Job 10:12) Introduced the highest value of sanctity of life, true equality among people regardless of their birth or social status, and transformed countless people across millennia spiritually, physically, and mentally through the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Roman Empire Transformation Established the first experiment in complete religious freedom through Constantine’s Edict of Milan in 313 A.D, also known as the Edict of Tolerance. Brought true equality of dignity, compassion, and responsibility to men and women in marriage. Increased the average age of marriage for women… read more

Can You LOVE?

Author: Mike Sonnevedlt
Perhaps one of the most difficult things for the Christian to do is to love, and to have mercy. While I think being righteous is extremely important in our lives, and deserves its own discussion, I wanted to examine the topic that seems to be on everyone's lips these days. Christians are told that they aren't loving enough, that they're close-minded and that they don't follow Christ's teaching in accepting all people. Many times, one group or segment of Christians are told this by another group. The word love is thrown around in so many different contexts, that it gets confusing as to what it should mean to a Jesus following person, and what it means to the rest of the world. When we generalize the word, we tend to think of acceptance, kindness, caring, support and loyalty. These… read more
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