Exhortation

Recovery Language

by Benjamin Burks on March 20, 2013 · 0 comments

Ephesians 2:1-6, “And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had […]

The word “Genesis” means new beginnings. We find a lot of “firsts” in the book of Genesis. In today’s blog, (a blog by way of video) we will see God’s presence, power, and plan revealed to us. It is amazing to me that when you see His presence, His power and His plan can be […]

When Running on Empty

by Benjamin Burks on May 26, 2011 · 0 comments

.Recently, I began doing a series of messages on the role of the Holy Spirit in our Schools of Discipleship. I was amazed as God began to reveal to me the connection between covetousness, contentment, and the Holy Spirit’s filling. Ephesians 5:17-18, “Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord […]

To Covet or not to Covet

by Benjamin Burks on May 12, 2011 · 0 comments

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How to Cope with Conflict

by Benjamin Burks on March 16, 2011 · 2 comments

Often, we only look at the fruit of our lives to try to determine our problems. Most people who walk into our ministry to get spiritual help are looking for one or two pieces of a large puzzle that completes their lives as they see it. “If I can stop my stinking drinking…then everything else […]

Praying for Pastors

by Benjamin Burks on February 6, 2011 · 0 comments

1Th 5:25 Brethren, pray for us. If the apostle needed the intercessions of the saints, surely your pastor needs your prayers as well. Prayer is an act of faith. Believing God is and can work His work through us today. Prayer is being dependant on God. Prayer is the offensive weapon for the believer. “Prayer […]

SOMEONE TO TALK TOO

by Benjamin Burks on January 16, 2011 · 1 comment

A recent issue of The American Sociological Review, a very sort of academic study, looked at social isolation in America. And it has a few statistics that are worth noting on this issue of loneliness. The average American has only two close friends, which is down from three since 1985 25 percent of Americans have […]

I have one question for us as we start this New Year:

by Benjamin Burks on January 7, 2011 · 1 comment

Who’s it gonna be? Who’s going to be used by God in ways the world has never seen before? Who’s going to take their organization to the next level? Who’s going to be the first one in their family to break an addiction that has plagued it for generations? Who’s going to treat others better […]

Good Music for the Christian

by Benjamin Burks on December 3, 2010 · 8 comments

I am very thankful for the influence that Ron “Patch the Pirate” Hamilton has had on our children. Good Christian songs with character training, is a far cry better than the junkie music on iPods, video games, TV’s, and CD’s of today. The Bible speaks of music as it relates to the Holy Spirit in […]