The Ministry Gifts of Christ (Part 8 of 8)

A Word of Warning – Concluding Thoughts and Blurred Boundaries I am of the opinion that only when the Five Fold Ministries of “Ephesians 4: 11” begin functioning as God intended – in the sphere of their own individual ministries and within Apostolic teams will the basic purpose that Jesus had in mind of their […]

The Ministry Gifts of Christ (Part 6 of 8)

The Pastor Introduction We now turn to the 4th Ministry Gift that is listed in “Ephesians 4:11” that of the Pastor. Definition The Greek word “poimen” is translated “Pastor” in Gift listing, it is however also utilised in another forms (which also corresponds to the outworking of this ministry. It is also translated as, “Shepherd” […]

The Ministry Gifts of Christ (Part 5 of 8)

The Evangelist We come now to the third of the Five-fold Ministry Gifts listed in “Ephesians 4:11”, the gift of “Evangelist”. It would be good to just remind ourselves that these Five-fold Ministry Gifts were given by the Lord to endure during the entire Church Age – from the Day of Pentecost until He returns […]

The Ministry Gifts of Christ (Part 4 of 8)

Prophet ·      Imparts supernatural power and gifts for ministry. ·      Prophets and apostles are called to work together; their combined gifting’s joined together make a formidable team. ·      Leads in and teaches regarding prayer and intercession. ·      Works alongside Apostles to bring balance between vision and direction. ·      Is accountable to Jesus Christ and other […]