Q&A with Samuel Rodriguez – Trends in Pentecostalism

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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is the Current President of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (The Hispanic Evangelical Association), America’s largest Hispanic Christian Organization with 30,621 member churches. CNN named Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, “The leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement”.He currently serves on the Board of Directors of some of America’s leading Evangelical organizations such as: Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, National Association of Evangelicals, Empower 21 and Christianity Today.  Rodriguez is also the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadersh … [Read more...]

Working on Your Joy in 2012 – Some Quotes!

“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” - C.S. Lewis “Study the Word and ask for the teaching of the Spirit of God that you may understand it; so shall you discover wells of delight. . .Many a Christian has a thousand reasons for joy which he knows nothing of.” - Charles Spurgeon “To do them justice the people who crucified Jesus did not do so because he was a bore; quite the contrary. He was too dynamic to be safe. It has been left for later generations to muffle up that shattering personality, and surround Him with an atmosphere of tedium. We have de-clawed the Lion of Judah and made Him a … [Read more...]

The Demise of Guys? – What is Happening to the American Male?

Philip Zimbardo, American psychologist and Professor Emeritus at Standford University, makes some astounding and alarming observations about the young American male today. He makes no effort at assessing how we are to respond, but leaves that to the listener. Listen to this analysis of the new male psyche and hold onto your seat. The church and parents have their work cut out for them. … [Read more...]

A President, Not a Pastor.

Could an Evangelical Christian in good conscience vote to elect a practicing Mormon as President of the United States? That is the question with which millions of voters in this country are now wrestling. Because of this struggle, all of Mitt Romney’s efforts to date have not allowed him to rise above twenty-five percent of Republican support in the polls. What gives? Or, should I say, what will give?After much thought and discussion over this question and listening to an endless array of conversations on the subject, here’s my conclusion: There is a difference between choosing a President … [Read more...]

Could He Be the Next Steve Jobs?

It is encouraging to see the enthusiasm, enterprise and entrepreneurial spirit in this young man. Perhaps this time the student teaches the teacher. Pay attention, America! Dr. Robert E. Cooley says that "In today's world, the student is the new 'owner' of education." … [Read more...]

A New Feature Film Coming in December 2011 – REAL!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lMztRvNabxACheck out the trailer for my nephew, Stephen Krist's, first full-length feature film. It is coming out in December 2011. Stephen is 20 years old and one creative and talented young man. … [Read more...]

On the Mind of Millennials: “How is America doing?”

"How is America doing?" We hear from so many middle-aged and older voices on this subject, sometimes, we hear it from too many of them. Today, while teaching a class at Southeastern University, the question came to me - "I wonder what this classroom of young Millennials (twenty-somethings) think about how America is doing?" The question was too important to miss the moment. I was interested to hear my students' views on their country and the shape she is in today. So, I popped the question: "If America were a person with a soul, how would you say she is doing today?" Here are some of the … [Read more...]


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