The Church Is Central to God's Purpose: Creating Sons and Daughters in His Own Image and Likeness
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The Church Is Central to God's Purpose

Creating Sons and Daughters in His Own Image and Likeness

By Steven Ayule-Milenge (Phd)

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Format: Paperback, 268 pages
Published In: United States, 05 September 2016
The purpose of this research is to find out how some Church leaders are asserting that falsehood is truth and that the truth is false by abandoning the clear teachings of Scripture and Church tradition. That truth can be discovered by attending to Scripture and tradition. In order to refute Church doctrines which do not follow Christian belief; since the Church is the Church of God, not a human institution or organization which is managed by humans, Church leaders must teach Biblical truth. The goal of human existence is union and eternal fellowship with God. The eternal fellowship is in the obedience to God. The Lord Jesus gave his disciples the task of proclaiming the Kingdom. We are to go into the world and preach the Gospel of salvation, to teach the principles of the Kingdom of God, heal the sick and deliver those afflicted by the demonic (see Matthew 28:19-20). The Church is designed to be a full expression of the body of Christ here on earth. The internal functions of the Church are therefore aimed at relating the members correctly with the head and with each other. The image of God in man is that Spirituality through the Church. God is Spirit, and it is but natural to expect that this element of spirituality also finds expression in man as the image and likeness of God. The Church as the continuation of the incarnation-as the continuing presence of Christ in our world; as the locus of God's offer of grace to us-coming to us still both in the preaching of the Kingdom, the healing of the sick, and the sacramental system of Catholic Christendom where believers grow to the maturity in-as an extension of God's Ministry on the world. Our faith in Christ leads us to be conformed to the image of Christ. Christ's return will complete restoration of God's image and likeness in man.

About the Author

Steven AYULE-MILENGE was born October 20th, 1962 in the small eastern Congo city of Mihenga. His father was also an Anglican Priest. He was educated in Primary and Secondary Schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo (called Zaire from 1971 to 1997). After Secondary school he went overseas and earned Bachelor's degree in Communications. His Theological Studies were at Uganda Christian University and South Africa Theological in Johannesburg. And then, he went to study master's degree in Apologetics and Theology at Trinity Graduate School of Apologetics and Theology in Karela, India in 2010. His doctorate study was followed at Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary, Daytona, Florida, USA where he was graduated Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (PhD) in 2014. He went to study Post-doctorate study at Madison International Institute & Business School where he earned Master of Arts (M.A) in Economy, option: Human Resources Management in 2015. He was ordained in the Canterbury Anglican Communion as a deacon in 1996 and as a priest in 1998. Congolese Anglican Church adopted the ordination of women in 2000, against the wishes of many clergy and lay members. He went to South Africa in 2001 he came into contact with the Continuing Church through then-Father Alan Kenyon-Hoare, now retired Bishop of Southern Africa in the Anglican Catholic Church. Since that time he has been associated with the Traditional Anglican Communion (in South Africa) and then with the Anglican Catholic Church. The TAC body was established in January 2005 by Father Steven AYULE-MILENGE, and then he led the Congolese Church into the Anglican Catholic Church as a whole in 2009. The Missionary Diocese of Congo was formally established in October 2011 by an Act of the XIX Provincial Synod, and Father +Steven AYULE-MILENGE was elected first bishop of the Anglican Catholic Church, Missionary Diocese of Congo in December 15th, 2011 and then consecrated Bishop Ordinary October 12, 2012 at the Church of Holy Guardian Angels, Lantana, Florida, USA. He has six children 3 daughters and 3 sons (Furaha, Zawadi, Fidele, Patrick, Grace and Elisha AYULE-MILENGE) with 4 grandsons and grand-daughters."

EAN: 9781684110056
ISBN: 168411005X
Publisher: Revival Waves of Glory Ministries
Dimensions: 22.61 x 14.99 x 2.03 centimeters (0.43 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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