My Cup Overflows

Last Friday at our Future Preachers Training Camp, I had the wonderful opportunity to listen to 35 sermons. As you might imagine, my listening capabilities were maxed out, my concentration reached its limit, and my mind felt fatigued. However, while my physical body felt tired, this experience left my spiritual cup overflowing for several reasons.…

The Church’s Future

Over and over again we hear disheartening statistics about our youth. We are told they are falling like flies. We hear about questionable parenting, ineffective youth programs, and the pressures of society as the causes of the teens’ unbelief after high school. It seems like we are often fed a bunch of negativity and pessimism.…

An 11-Year-Old Ordained Minister

How would you feel if an 11-year-old became a preacher for your congregation?  On May 6, the Fullness of Time Pentecostal Church in Temple Hills, MD ordained 11-year-old Ezekiel Stoddard as a minister (where is parents are both ministers as well).  According to Ezekiel, he was motivated to become a minister when God came to…