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Which Law To Break, Jesus? (Pharisee and Tax Question)

June 15th, 2018

On the heels of our discussions of "Obeying God or Man" and "Civil Disobedience," the Truth Barista takes an intriguing look at the question of working with authorities - both God AND man - over the issue of paying taxes. Yes, Jesus' point is about our relationship with God as essential. Yes, we can also find some GREAT insights about honoring the human authorities God has placed over us. Ready to be CHALLENGED? 

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Obey God or Man? (pt 4) Civil Disobedience

June 9th, 2018

As we reach the end of our series on being faced with the choice to Obey God or Man and when Civil Disobedience becomes a required choice, we get great guidance from Peter. Who should know best about how to handle persecution than Paul and Peter? For our listeners around the world who are in this situation - may God draw near to you and strengthen you! For us who are not experiencing this kind of attack - praise God and pray for those who need any support we can give them! Take a listen, read the scriptures, and prepare yourselves for times to come.

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Obey God or Man? (pt 3) Civil Disobedience

June 2nd, 2018

Here's a topic you won't hear from most pulpits today. When the choice is between obeying God or man, our choice is clear. So what do we do if obeying God brings us into conflict with civil law? While there are many options, civil disobedience may be our only option. The Bible has clear guidance on how to exercise civil disobedience in a loving and civil way. Just be prepared for the consequences...and trust God all the way!

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Obey God or Man? (pt 2)

May 25th, 2018

Jesus promised His disciples they would experience persecution. Why? Because humanity's kingdoms instinctively clash with God's kingdom. It's a battle of wills. Whose will be done? Most of the time this world's kingdoms have no problems with Christians. But there come times when the world demands Christians follow man's demands and not God's commands. Even within the Church world the demands of man collide with God's will and individual Christians or groups of Christians face a choice - Obey God or Man? This is not an easy choice, but it is a no-brainer for a Christian. Peter and John and the early disciples showed us how it's to be done. Check out this episode of the Truth Barista. It just might prepare you for times that are a-comin'!

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Obey God or Man? (pt 1)

May 18th, 2018

Jesus promised His disciples they would experience persecution. Why? Because humanity's kingdoms instinctively clash with God's kingdom. It's a battle of wills. Whose will be done? Most of the time this world's kingdoms have no problems with Christians. But there come times when the world demands Christians follow man's demands and not God's commands. Even within the Church world the demands of man collide with God's will and individual Christians or groups of Christians face a choice - Obey God or Man? This is not an easy choice. However, Peter and John and the early disciples showed us how it's to be done. Check out this episode of the Truth Barista. It just might prepare you for times that are a-comin'!

 

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Follow the Leader - Jesus’ Ephesian 4:11 Leadership Team - part 2

May 11th, 2018

Did you know that Pastors are God's gift to the church? Yup. And so are Apostles, Prophets, Teachers, and Evangelists!

Did you know that Jesus didn't invent these leadership functions? They were already well-established in the synagogues of Jesus' day!

Did you know these gifts serve a basic function to train and equip YOU for ministry work, not do it all themselves?

Take a listen as the Truth Barista and Amazing Larry look at the Pastor, Teacher, Evangelist functioned as part of the 1st first century synagogue!

Are you ready to embrace God's truth? Listen as your Truth Barista and Amazing Larry talk about these gifts, where they came from, and where they are today.

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Follow the Leader - Jesus’ Ephesian 4:11 Leadership Team

May 4th, 2018

Did you know that Pastors are God's gift to the church? Yup. And so are Apostles, Prophets, Teachers, and Evangelists!

Did you know that Jesus didn't invent these leadership functions? They were already well-established in the synagogues of Jesus' day!

Did you know that Jesus DID NOT pull the plug on Apostles and Prophets after the first years of the church? His word says these function will serve alongside the Pastors, Teachers, and Evangelists until the church reaches full maturity and unity!

Did you know these gifts serve a basic function to train and equip YOU for ministry work, not do it all themselves?

Are you ready to embrace God's truth? Listen as your Truth Barista and Amazing Larry talk about these gifts, where they came from, and where they are today.

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Dividing Israel’s…Umm…God’s Land. (Are You SURE You Want To Tick Off God?) Part 2

April 27th, 2018

Dive into this second part of the Turth Barista's talk with Bill Koenig regarding how God deals with nations and leaders who pressure Israel to divide and surrender their God-given (and owned) land!

(Refresher) THIS IS AMAZING! Do you ever wonder if God is actively involved in the affairs of this world? To PROVE IT, all you have to do is study the mind-blowing correlation between the U.S. pressuring Israel for a peace deal and MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR natural disasters that hit at the same time! The Truth Barista's very special guest is BILL KOENIG, White House correspondent, author of Eye To Eye: Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel,  and host of the website watch.org. As Israel concludes the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem returning to their hands and starts their 70th birthday year, we are in a powerful prophetic nexus! Check out the Frothy Thoughts of your Truth Barista for an article with the details.

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Dividing Israel’s…Umm…God’s Land. (Are You SURE You Want To Tick Off God?) Part 1

April 20th, 2018

THIS IS AMAZING! Do you ever wonder if God is actively involved in the affairs of this world? To PROVE IT, all you have to do is study the mind-blowing correlation between the U.S. pressuring Israel for a peace deal and MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR natural disasters that hit at the same time! The Truth Barista's very special guest is BILL KOENIG, White House correspondent, author of Eye To Eye: Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel,  and host of the website watch.org. As Israel concludes the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem returning to their hands and starts their 70th birthday year, we are in a powerful prophetic nexus! Check out the Frothy Thoughts of your Truth Barista for an article with the details.

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What Is Real Revival? (pt 2)

April 13th, 2018

REVIVAL. What do you think of when you hear that word? An ol' fashioned tent-meeting with portable baptism tank and sawdust floor? A church service with a hot worship band, light show, and ecstatic singing? Or how about a fire and brimstone preacher stalking the stage like a panther looking for prey? Is this what real revival is? What are the hallmarks of true revival? Is revival what a church presents or what a person experiences? Can you have revival if something isn't "vived" first? Take a listen to the Truth Barista and Amazing Larry...and may the Lord fan the flames of love for Him in your heart!

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