Rick Joyner

To understand and pursue the high calling of God in Christ, we must understand that we will constantly be given choices. Those who are given to fatalism will have a hard time comprehending this, much less liking it, but it is true and is actually...

When I first moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1988, I received a word from the Lord that Amway, a family-owned international corporation, understood some things about the kingdom that the church did not, but needed to. I immediately determined to find out what Amway...

We continue this week with just a few more Scriptures where the Lord gave a definition of what His disciples would be and do. “By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples” (John 15:8 NKJV). Not only do...

Last week we discussed how few converts to Christ have gone on to become disciples. So what does it mean to be a disciple? A true disciple will seek to know how the Master Himself defines a disciple. Therefore, we will look at a few...

  A key to the fulfilling of The Great Commission is to have a church that is a demonstration of the society of the kingdom. As given in Scripture the church has the most simple, but brilliant structure ever devised for a society. Of course, we...

As we covered, the body of Christ cannot have the mind of Christ, or fully represent Christ, until it comes together with every part taking its rightful place. As long as we are divided, we will fall short knowing Him as He is and representing...

In pursuit of koinonia, we will need to extend grace and mercy to one another. Just as we must extend grace in coming into fellowship with those who we do not agree with in certain doctrines or methods, we must keep in mind that they are doing...

We have been covering how having koinonia is essential for the true New Covenant life for fulfilling The Great Commission to make disciples, not merely converts. In the New Testament, every new believer’s discipleship began with being “added to the church.” There simply is no other biblical...

We now understand that having koinonia is essential for the true New Covenant life and for fulfilling The Great Commission. In the New Testament when someone believed in Christ, they were made disciples, not just converts, and their discipleship began with being “added to the church.” This...

The Ukraine Crisis and the Russian takeover of the Crimea continue to dominate the attention of the world and will likely have a big impact on world affairs for the future. It is not the first time this has happened with Crimea. To understand the...