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The ugly side of ministry!

‎”The great price many clergy and ministers pay for pursuing their calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly and cruel side.”

I marvel that so many dear ministers suffer at the hands of those who should protect them. Some preach the gospel of love and care for the lost, but practice vindictiveness and intolerance when it comes to dealing with ministers, especially elders and church boards. Was not our Lord abused and mistreated by those he came to save, who should have welcomed him and embraced him?????

Bishop Michael Reid

About bishopmichaelreid

Michael Reid believes by building on the foundation of our biblically based family ethos, and maintaining a focus of miracles, healing and faith, the church can expand under God-anointed leadership – regardless of ‘qualification’. There are countless examples throughout history of God using men as leaders, oftentimes, when according to human logic, they might seem unqualified for the job. Such was the case with Bishop Michael Reid, an atheist policeman, whose life was transformed by the grace of God in a meeting led by late Demos Shakarian [founder of Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship International]. At the meeting under divine instruction God told Demos “Go get that man, I have a work for him to do” and Bishop Reid’s life in Christ began. As he started in the work God had given him, Bishop Reid quickly discovered God had given him the gifts of healing, discernment, knowledge and deliverance. He has been operating in these gifts – praying for the sick and preaching the gospel ever since with miracles and healing following.

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