Author Archive of Pastor-eric-moore

The Day After the Election –

I've been thinking a lot about the day after the election. The one predominant thought that all trains of thought eventually lead back to is this one... What a day for the Church to arise! Conventional wisdom points to about three possibilities for the day after the election. First, Romney wins and Obama supporters go into depression. Rumors persist about calls for rioting, looting and the assassination of Romney. Second, Obama is re-elected and

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Our Journey toward Government – by Peter Dresser

Our Journey toward Government -- by Peter Dresser My wife, Lisa, and I are the senior pastors of Metro Detroit Christian Church.  Historically, we have not been a congregation that is active in government or politics. However, two years ago, the Holy Spirit started us on a journey toward government – a journey that I now know is central to the expression of Christ’s kingdom in our state and nation. Awakening — throwing off the lies of revisionist

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Why I Started The Culture of Honor

I saw a problem and I knew God wanted me to do something about it! While pastoring churches since 1989, unusual opportunities arose for me to be engaged in politics. I became a bridge between faith and politics. What I saw alarmed me! Politics gladly “used” the Church for its purposes. At times the Church returned the favor. But mostly the Church turned away to keep the partisan divisiveness from entering its sacred community and from being tainted

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A City in Crisis – A People in Prayer

I am grateful for my friend, Eric Moore, for asking me to write a brief article sharing my perspective on the unfolding financial crisis facing the city of Detroit, the socio/political ramifications of dealing with that crisis and some of the aspects that people of faith should consider as we respond to the crisis and the things political representatives are doing to respond to it. The city of Detroit is caught in the throes of an impending fiscal

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My Perspective on the CALL Detroit 11-11-11

You are probably aware that believers from around the country are going to gather at Ford Field on 11-11-11 for the CALL Detroit. For about three years I carried a burden that metro Detroitneeded to gather for a solemn assembly. So when Lou Engle decided to do a Call in DetroitI immediately rejoiced! Lou’s organization, The Call, is based on Joel 2:15, “Blow the trumpet in zion, declare a holy fast, CALL a sacred assembly…”.

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Governor Snyder’s Inaugural Address-It’s Time to Start a New Era

Spiritual Leaders, Below is the link to Governor Snyder’s speech this last Saturday (1-1-11). Because Rick Snyder is the God designated authority for our state, it is important for spiritual leaders to pay attention to his words, vision and decrees. We have a mandate by God to pray for him, so paying attention to him, praying for him, aligning ourselves with his vision creates a spiritual opportunity for the God ordained powers of the Church

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Culture of Honor-Black History Month

Spiritual Leaders, The passion that drives me to write is the promotion of a culture of honor! I am dismayed by the dishonor that permeates our society! Recent emails to you from me have encouraged honor for our state senators, representatives and supreme court judges by praying for them – intelligently, specifically. Honor expressed is Kingdom manifest! Let me speak to you of another arena that calls out for the promotion a culture of honor

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