• Home  / 
  • Author's archive:
About the author

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

Share

The Real Church

By Martin Schmaltz / a couple of weeks 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 […]

Share

Proof

By Martin Schmaltz / 3 weeks 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 […]

Share

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 […]

Share

Death

By Martin Schmaltz / a few 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 […]

Share

Get Real

By Martin Schmaltz / 6 months ago

Get Real There are many theologies and philosophies in the world that men ascribe to. Wars have been initiated and continue to be propagated over these various beliefs. It is interesting to note, however, that many of these ideologies have overlapping “truths” which ultimately become confusing to the “outsiders.” A frequent comment of individuals is […]

Share

speak

By Martin Schmaltz / 9 months ago

Speak Recently, I was in service and someone defined the church as, “Those that are called out of darkness into His light.” While this is true, I believe it is only a limited part of what the true church is and its authority. In a previous Apostolic Note, “The Real Church,” we presented the original […]

Share

Stinkin’ Thinkin’

By Martin Schmaltz / 3 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 […]

Share

Promises

By Martin Schmaltz / 3 years ago

“What!” you may be exclaiming: “That is absurd, when can God’s promises hurt?” May I offer a response – when they do not seem to be coming to pass. Think for a moment of the excitement you experience when the Lord gave you a promise. Maybe it is about your job, finances, loved ones or […]

Share

Jesus Brand Manager

By Martin Schmaltz / 3 years ago

A significant change in our culture today, especially the business world is the focus on personal branding. Many aspects of corporate branding have been distilled and applied to the individual for the enhancement of their personal success. According to Wikipedia (http://tinyurl.com/6rjb2s ) “Personal branding is the process whereby people and their careers are marked as […]

Share

The Viral Gospel

By Martin Schmaltz / 3 years ago

We have entered a transition phase of business marketing and advertising. There is this shift from interruption tactics to a more organic form. The day of mass TV ads, full-page magazine spreads, billboards, radio spots and direct mail seem to waning in effectives. Why? · First, we are so inundated with these ads: we begin […]

Page 1 of 2