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The Diverse Church 

Megachurch leaders designed today’s church ministries to cater to the needs of the particular context they are in.  As a result, they have a variety of congregations. The preaching style and the genre of worship music already vary within churches in a city.  For example, if we flesh out the details of their congregation, we will find stark differences in every church. However, megachurches have an advantage over other churches. They can cater to a wide array of needs due to their very nature.  

Social observers have time and again likened the megachurch to a shopping mall. The consumer-driven ministries are viewed as seasonal offerings. Consequently, you can liken them to specialized boutiques. People come in and out of the mall depending on what they need. 

On the other hand, people can think of the core ministries as anchor stores. Their existence continues to draw people to enter the church even if the need for seasonal offerings falls. This structure provides members a continuous supply of activities to suit their needs and tastes. Meanwhile, it also gives active volunteers the option to choose which particular ministry they want to serve. Therefore, in the megachurch, there is something for everyone. 

Ministries in the Traditional Church

The traditional church has a limited number of ministries, and perhaps the only art-based ministry they have is the choir. However, in the megachurch, people are given more opportunities to use their natural talents in the arts.

Aside from the music team, most megachurches also have dance troupes, video presentations, and interpretative dancing. Those gifted in making visual arts can use their talent to create posters for the weekly sermon and special events, and the painters create backdrops for the stage. Several churches are even known to do elaborate stage plays and musical performances during special events and holidays, involving the children doing Sunday school as they do. 

The weekly worship services held by the megachurch further prove the variety. While local churches only commonly hold a weekly Sunday service, megachurches conduct various services throughout the week to cater to different people and leanings. For instance, there will be Wednesday services for working young professionals, Friday evening services catered to the youth, Saturday prayer meetings, and Sunday services are separated by language for multi-racial congregations.

Worship styles can also differ as the worship team adjusts this based on the crowd they are serving. Overall gives people the option to choose a particular service and time that works best for them.  

Targetting Specific Groups

This also helps the megachurch narrow down their statistics and connect with their target groups of audience.

The youth attending Friday services will find it easier to know their crowd and make friends. In contrast, the internationals attending language-specific Sunday services will immediately feel a sense of belonging, thus making it easier for the leaders to reach out to them.

The singles ministry won’t have too much difficulty gathering people for relationship-themed training and events as most people are already together in one service.

In contrast, those who joined the dance troupe have an automatic set of acquaintances they have something in common with. 

Family-centered events such as Mothers’ Day Outs and game nights provide both parents and children the avenue to build relationships with their own age groups and life stages. Since the megachurch is large, the narrowed audiences per service and ministry provide the avenue not to make people feel as if the large overall congregation swallows them up. 

Interestingly enough, even with the apparent segregation of different cultures and life-stages to make people feel more like they belong, megachurches also excel in integrating these people and blending different social statuses, races, and life groups. As such, a megachurch experiences higher involvement and participation rates from its members than other churches.

There is the value given to volunteerism and social activity. Because the structure itself needs hundreds if not thousands of workers to function, even the non-committed members find themselves helping out. And eventually, it is through their volunteering that they become planted in the church even more. 

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Prayer in the Spirit 


By prayer in the Spirit, i.e. glossolalia or praying in tongues, you can find prophecy flowing more naturally (Acts 19:6).

By Prayer in the Spirit, the prophet also experiences edification or being personally built up (1 Cor. 14; Jude 1:20). You are filled so that you can also be a blessing to others.

Moreover, prayer in the spirit allows you to get involved in spiritual warfare (Eph. 6:18).  Through this practice of glossolalia, you can also give control of your tongue to the Holy Spirit (Jas. 3:2-5), thus facilitating prophecy.

The apostle Paul was able to thank God for being able to speak in tongues, even more than the Corinthians (1 Cor 14:18), so he evidently thought it a powerful exercise.

Through this practice of glossolalia, you can also give control of your tongue to the Holy Spirit (Jas. 3:2-5), thus facilitating prophecy.

Prayer partners

Find a prayer partner in the church community to stand with you in prayer for the following:

  1. The desire to grow your prophetic gift.
  2. The wisdom to be good stewards of your gift.

Why Is it Important?

Prayer in the Spirit is vibrant to our blessings, evolution in elegance, facts of Christ, in our moral reply to God in all parts of our life). Moreover, it changes us from the inner and modification and organized us and enthusiastic to prepare God’s will.

Intermediate school of prophets meditation

Dear Lord,

Thank You for blessing me with this prophetic gift. I pray that I grow as a faithful steward of this gift. I pray for the grace to be excellent as I partner with the Holy Spirit to receive a greater anointing for Your glory.

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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Praying in the Spirit

Take a Risk
Taking Chances, Taking Risk

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Roman 12:2

If you want to shrink something, you must first allow it to expand. If you want to get rid of something, you must first allow it to flourish. If you want to take something, you must first allow it to be given. This is called the subtle perception of the way things are. This is by Tao Te Ching. When you have big shoes to fill there is no going back. I heard your name in the spirit, and the spirit told me to tell you that your choice matters, it is a word that allows yes and the word that makes things possible. Your choices means taking risk and taking a leap of faith on the things that you want to do. Your choices will always matter in your life that is why you have to make sure of the things that you have to make. There are choices that will lead you into greater things.

I hear the word of the Lord say to choose you this day. For I set before you an opportunity to make choices that will be a game changer in your life saith the Lord. You are coming into a season that your choices will lead you into a new life, and you will find yourself facing new opportunities in the days that lie ahead saith the Lord. You will have the right to stand on your own feet, and you will begin to discover that the power of choice was the gift that I gave to you the moment you set foot on the planet. You have not always used this power wisely or been aware of the gift that I have given unto you. However, this is the day that I open up your eyes and cause you to discover the opportunity that is in your possession, and I will cause you through the power of your tongue to begin to behold a new picture that you will begin to design for your life saith the spirit of Almighty God.

You have the right and the capability to transform your life through the choices that you make. No matter when and what the circumstances, you have the capability to take risk and grab the opportunities that come your way. Sometimes it is just hard for you to make decisions or to choose on the choices that you have because you are afraid to take risks. You are afraid to jump on something that you do not see. Life is about taking chances and making choices. To be able to make decisions even if the choice that you have is hard to choose, take time to think and do not be impulsive and what you are going to do. Take full responsibility and be in charge of your life.

I invite you today to do a faith act by receiving your personal prophecy. It is important that you respond promptly because I want to continue doing the prophetic work that I’ve started around your situation. It is not every day that a person gets to meet a prophet. You are blessed because you have a prophet today . This your next step so that I can start this colorful prophetic word all about your personal life.

Act now! Watch your future come alive now! God is transforming you completely. This will make you confident, full of belief and satisfied about the outcome to your situation. The word of the Lord boldly declares what will happen in your life when you simply believe the Prophet (II Chronicles 20:20).The power of prophecy will help you achieve the life you want when you follow the Prophet’s instructions. Go ahead and fill up the form at the right side of this page so that I can start prophesying for your life.

Proper Thinking

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. John 8:58 KJV

“I am what I am, I’m doing very well in my life, and I am thankful to God for that.” These are the words of LL Cool J speaking into his life. I have discovered that he is thankful to God for the life that God has given him. You came across my mind today as I thought of these words from LL Cool J.

Your breakthrough is about to come as you embrace proper thinking. Proper thinking is important in declaring who you are. When you do not have proper thinking, or you do not think about your actions then you will have a bad declaration, and bad situations will occur to yourself. You must not forget that you have a mind to think. You must always think about your actions and how will it affect the people around you as well as yourself.

Proper thinking leads you into right decisions, and you will reap the consequences.I hear the Lord saying that this is the hour that I am realigning your thinking and causing you to see things from a perspective that you have never viewed them before saith the Lord. You are beginning to come through some hurdles, and some hurts but this is the time that I am lifting your faith and causing you to declare a new victory for your life.

Take time to observe yourself. If you feel that you are experiencing the same thing over and over again, then you must think of the things that you decide and do. You must think and observe the things that you do and take time to accept comments from people that will help you see the situation in a different perspective. Proper thinking can save you time and regrets about your decisions.

With proper thinking, you are able to see the decisions that made things easy for you. You will see the decisions that have bad results in your life. Take time to observe yourself and review your actions, with proper thinking you are likely to make right decisions. Proper thinking can save you from having regrets in your future, and you will see that you did not waste your time on something that will not bring good for you.

I am requesting that you get that most holy book and read this holy verse of Scripture. There is going to be a miracle if you will follow the prophet‘s instruction and you will begin to see
some things turn around in four to eight days in your thinking as you meditate on this verse of Scripture over the next several days. As you are doing this, I want you to meditate on this
verse of Scripture that you are now about to read.

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just; whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8 KJV

The miracle that awaits you is the miracle that is calling you into your next season. I plead with you now to receive your free written prophecy as your miracle is pleading to come into the next season for your faith to be demonstrated.I will be your guide and I will help your future to become born that has been lying dormant in this season of your life. I will speak a word into your life that will direct to your destiny.

Act now! Watch your future come alive now! God is transforming you completely. This will make you confident, full of belief and satisfied about the outcome to your situation. Let yourself experience the power of prophecy from the most trusted prophet.

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Mastering Life

1“For the Lord God does nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets” Amos 3:7

Life is about mastery—of your appetites, your passions, your fears and your ambitions. We are all faced with internal struggles. Do we surrender to our fears or conquer them? Do we give into our baser desires or strive for that which is noble and great? Do we live for next week or have a vision for twenty years from now? The power of prophecy can help you master your life through the guidance of the prophet.

To life’s constant drama of mastery, you can add self-mastery of your dreams. You are responsible for what you dream and how your dreams play out, because your dreams influence your waking life. Your dream body is your temple, and you should always be master of your temple. Once you begin to master your dreams, you will begin to master yourself, and that mastery will translate into the waking world.

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Appreciating God’s Time

1Man’s history shows how time was used. Time equates to progress. Long ago, man’s first means of transportation was his own two feet; the mode of transportation: walking. Man explored the world first by walking: either in solitude or in groups. Few miles and kilometers were traversed in days.

Now, more than ever, people are breathlessly rushing from one point to the other, from pursuit to pursuit, from one thing to another thing. People of today get so caught up with the activities and things that flood them on a daily basis that the urgency and pressure they experience can easily be felt and recognized, as words or phrases like ‘priority’ and ‘pressing matters’ frequently manifest even in their most casual conversations.

In Ecclesiastes 3, Solomon seems to contemplate on the dynamics of time. He started this chapter with the realization that ‘there is a time for everything’. This seemingly implies that no amount of ‘rushing’ can quicken the occurrence of things; that unless God determines it to be so, it will not be. Even the most coincidental is part of God’s plans; that everything has a purpose and every purpose has its own time.

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Seeing the Big Picture

1When God gives you your prophetic destiny, it doesn’t fulfill itself overnight. He reveals these to us according to His perfect timing. He is described to reveal chapters of our life story or a particular area of activity. God can speak about our ultimate ministry, but he will not tell about the process of the trials and the ministries that He will have, for the meantime.

Joseph experienced this. He had prophetic dreams; however, when he revealed these dreams to his brothers, they did not receive it well. The personal prophecy was that he would rule over his brothers.

However, Joseph did not foresee that he would be sold into slavery. God did not tell him the problems he will have with Potiphar’s wife, or that he would spend a significant period of time in prison. It would take a number of years to pass by before Joseph is able to see the bigger picture that God had intended for His life. The same is true for Abraham, David, and many others in the story.

See the bigger picture in God’s time and enjoy your journey with Him, receive God’s prophecy and speak to a prophet today. Click here for your free prophecy today.

Stop Living in Fear, Talk to a Prophet

11-3 “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not terrors to good works, but to the evil…”

Romans 13:1-3

A ruler is a terror to evil work. If you fear your leader that may be a sign that there is evil in you, unresolved issues within yourself that you have not faced. These unresolved issues produce fear. For example, if you were driving on the highway doing the speed limit, you should not fear a police officer who is driving behind you. However, you may say to yourself, “My lights are on. I have my license and registration.” You are almost waiting for them to stop and check you; you know you were doing the speed limit because you had the cruise control. You think to yourself, “There is no way he can cite me for anything.” On the other hand, if you were speeding, you would have a problem with the officer stopping you. Now, you are fearful. If you serve your mentor out of fear, it reveals that evil is in your heart. It exposes the intent (Romans. 13: 3-4).

What is currently in your heart? Are you fearing something? Let the prophet help you get rid of this burden. Master Prophet Bernard Jordan and his school of prophets can reveal God’s plans for your life and encourage you to live a life without fear, without guilt, because you know you’re living accordingly to His purpose.

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Living in God’s Image

1“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful…” (Genesis 1:26-28)

The image and likeness of God speaks of His visible representation, the exact likeness, having a striking appearance of God in manner and thought. We are in the image of God. We are heirs and joint heirs with Jesus Christ. This is what the power of prophecy reveals. Thus, the prophet is to be found in the brightness of His glory as the perfect imprint and representation of His Person. God has delegated His grace and authority unto His prophets, an innate ability to maintain, to guide and to propel the people of God by the prophetic word. God is the foundation of all prophets, being made in the similitude of God’s identity.

Image is very important. The image you portray is the outgrowth of the knowledge that you have accumulated and it streamlines your thought process. The image you portray determines the thoughts that reside in your mind. Exodus 20:4 says, “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in the heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.” God was against graven images because He already made you in His image and in His likeness.

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Play Your Part

part“But speaking the truth in love, grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ : From whom the whole body fitly jointed together and compacted by that which every joint together, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.” Ephesians 4:15

If you are a part of the body of Christ, there is an effective measure in you to bring you into the potential that God has ordained for the whole body. You have something to contribute. Oneness comes from Christ’s filling all things. He fills each one of us; therefore we each have a part of Him to give one another. Your Biblical prophecy lets you know which part you are in the body of Christ. Let the power of prophecy guide you.

When we look at the body of Christ, we are reminded that it is not just the body parts that are important; the joints are also vital. What is a joint? It is any place in your body where two parts come together — the knees, the elbows, the knuckles. Individual members of a body don’t mean much.

They need to be jointed together and working as part of the whole body in order for them — and for the body — to function properly. Members in the body of Christ are the same way; in order to function properly they must be brought into relationship with the rest of the body. And without them, the body will not be as effective.

Sometimes we may feel that our part is not important. Yet the Lord has placed each member of the body there for a purpose. And woe to us if we feel that we, or anyone else, is not a vital part of the body; we are then doubting God’s wisdom.

Know your purpose and start playing your part. Receive your free written prophecy today and act upon what God has purposed for you to do. Speak to a prophet today by clicking here.

Cling to the Lord

cling“His master said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou has been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.” Matthew 25:23

God looks for our faithfulness more than our functions or our giftings. He desires faithful men to serve Him. We will not be rewarded based on what we were given; that is all God’s grace, so how could He judge us by that? No, we will be judged according to what we have done with what we have been given; according to our faithfulness. The faithful usher will be rewarded more than the unfaithful pastor. The law of God’s house is faithfulness.

Think of the story of Naomi, Ruth and Orpah. When Naomi’s husband and sons had died, and she had decided to return to Israel, how did her sons’ wives respond? Orpah kissed Naomi and left, while Ruth clung to her mother-in-law.  In this hour God is calling for cleavers. He is calling for those who will be faithful and who will be committed even in time of testing. We are to be as Ruth, one who clings and cleaves to that which the Lord has called us to.

Do you cling to what the Lord has to say? Do you feel like you need to start trusting God more? You can receive your free written prophecy and start learning more about God and how He has created you and the things He has in store for you. Let the prophet reveal your prophetic destiny. Click here for your free prophecy.

Do You Want More?

more“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

In this day and age, people hunger for more of everything. More money, more fame – more, more, more. We don’t feel content or satisfied anymore. We’re always yearning for something better. And we can’t blame ourselves because this is what the world offers us.

But we have to realize that God has already given us the ultimate gift, and that is His grace. The power of prophecy will reveal to you that His grace is more than enough for you. That there is nothing else you will ever need. This might be difficult to understand at first, but you will recognize and experience His love like no other.

Get your free written prophecy today and start feeling the sufficient grace of God. You will also get your prophetic destiny and what God has in store for your life. Speak to a prophet today and receive your prophetic reading by clicking here.