FELLOWSHIP OF THE CALLED

FELLOWSHIP OF THE CALLED In the history of our High School Camps, there has been a challenge for young people to consider the call of God into full time ministry.  In practice, it can be a great deal of time between when a person received such a call and when they actually take steps to come under the DBMD (District Board of Ministerial Development).  Some are called, but get lost for a good many years.  Others stumble through without great certainty while a few move more effectively with the help of mentors.  As Pastors, you are clearly included in those…

THE DANIEL CHALLENGE

The DANIEL CHALLENGE I was impressed by the reading of Daniel about how significant was fasting as a part of his prayer life, and the window into the spiritual battle for nations that was raging in his day.  After 21 days on a vegies and water fast, the angel  Gabriel finally got through after getting help from another angel, Michael, who together overcame the Prince of Persia, clearly an opposing evil and strong principality.  It seems to me from Daniel 11:1 that Gabriel was sent to support King Darius, so that God's purposes for Israel would be accomplished, and he…