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Martin Schmaltz

Martin�۪s passion is to see the kingdom of God manifested in the lives of each believer. In his 13 years as a pastor, he has experienced the transformation from traditional Christianity to kingdom illumination. During this time, he has seen the Jesus manifest his power and presence is mighty ways. Today, he is challenging the traditional paradigm of church, enlightening the body of believers to the potential that lies within them. www.martinschmaltz.com www.twitter.com/martinschmaltz

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Expecting

By Martin Schmaltz / a couple of months ago

Do We Have Expectations or Are We Expecting? In our previous article “Why We Don’t See The Power,” we defined how tradition is one of the greatest hindrances to the operation of the apostolic authority.  One of the dangers of these traditions is that they form our expectations, which in turn, affects our faith and […]

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Purpose

By Martin Schmaltz / a few months ago

A  lot is being said and written about purpose. This thought is prevalent in the business and motivational world. Companies are encouraged to find out what their purpose is beyond just producing a product or providing a service for profit. It is believed that in finding their purpose, they will become more successful. This success […]

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The Real Church

By Martin Schmaltz / a few months ago

In today’s society, if you were to ask “What is a church?” you would receive a myriad of responses. Many will define it in the context of a denomination.  Some will speak about a purpose of “saving” the “lost” and preparing ourselves for an eternity in heaven. Still, others view the church as a social […]

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Tradition

By Martin Schmaltz / a few months ago

Tradition In a previous article, we presented the idea that the proof of being apostolic was not in our doctrine or structure, but it was obediently going and doing what we have been sent to do. The challenge we face is that in many (if not most) believers lives and churches we are not going. […]

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Possessing Our Inheritance

By Martin Schmaltz / a few months ago

It seems there was this man that for all of his life lived in need. No matter what he attempted, it seems he could never get ahead. One day he received notification that a distant relative had died and left to him their mansion. Obviously, this man was elated. Finally, something had gone right for […]

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Decline of Christianity

By Martin Schmaltz / a few months ago

Decline of Christianity The cover story for the April 9th issue of Newsweek magazine is entitled “The Decline of Christian America,” and presents a bleak picture of the church’s future of impacting society. Based on the 2009 American Religious Identification Survey, the article quotes the following statistics: The “number of Americans claiming no religious affiliation […]

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Sandwich

By Martin Schmaltz / a few months ago

Suppose it is lunchtime and you are starving: you enter your favorite sandwich shop and place your order for that super deluxe dagwood special. As your sandwich arrives, you immediately realize something is wrong: the first clue – you are looking down at a pile of lettuce, no apparent bread. Upon closer examination you notice […]

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Death

By Martin Schmaltz / 6 months ago

One of the powerful uses of the social medial platform Twitter, is the ability to share information easily. Recently, someone I am following posted a note referencing an article about the condition of the church. Naturally I went to check it out. This article is titled; “You’re Growing? Well, She’s Dying.” It speaks of their […]

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Proof

By Martin Schmaltz / 7 months ago

In our previous post “So You Think You’re Apostolic” we discussed that apostolic means being sent as the representative of Jesus Christ to reveal His kingdom. The definition of being “sent” includes four components, the fourth being the completion or manifestation of the duty is proof of the sending. This truth was even stated by […]

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Stinkin’ Thinkin’

By Martin Schmaltz / a couple of years ago

“Think you can, think you can’t. Either way you are probably right” is a statement that has been attributed to Henry Ford. The profound truth of this statement is that our thoughts either liberate or imprison us. This truth is applicable to all areas of our lives: relationships, education, careers, hobbies and spirituality. How I […]

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