Articles by Dr. Paul E. Paino
- 20 Steps to Planting and Growing a Church
There are proven ways to grow any ministry. Pastors often make plans for their church while forgetting to take care of the little things.
- A Church Leader’s Biblical Responsibilities
Church leaders have certain biblical responsibilities placed on them by scripture.
- Bethel Series: The Place of an Altar
Bethel was one of the most sacred places in all the land. Sooner or later every Christian will be led by God to their personal Bethel.
- Bethel Series: The Place of Blessing
Bethel is a place where we can experience the blessing of God. A place where we can live in it, walk in it and even feel it.
- Bethel Series: The Place of Consecration
Jacob had been to Bethel on two other occasions, but each time he departed from God’s house. He was careless and eventually backslid.
- Bethel Series: The Place of Divine Presence
At Bethel, God gives men and women the ability to see Him, not with natural eyes, but with spiritual eyes.
- Bethel Series: The Place of God’s Direction
Bethel is a place where God talks to His people, anoints them, and gives divine direction.
- Bethel Series: The Place of Sanctification
They were to get rid of foreign gods and anything that was crowding into their lives and pushing God out. They needed to bury them, separate themselves, and sanctify God in their midst.
- Bethel Series: The Place of Victory
To be all that God wants us to be, we must enter the house of God and the experiences that pertain to it.
- Church Elder and Deacon Guide
Every Christian should find their ministry in the church, including those called to be elders, deacons and ushers.
- Counseling Guide for Church Leaders
Every church leader should be prepared to give scriptural answers when counseling someone.
- He’s Able- Lyrics by Paul E. Paino
He’s able, He’s able,
I know He’s able, I know my Lord is able to carry me through.
- Hospital Visitation Guide
A well-planned hospital visit brings blessing not only to the patient, but also the pastor, elder or deacon.
- How to Perform a Water Baptism
Water baptism is more than a ritual. It’s a public declaration that reflects a personal faith in Jesus Christ.
- Sample Baptism Letter
Below is a sample baptism letter that should be mailed to the candidate at least one week prior to the service.
- The Future of the Church
What is the future of the church? These are notes from a sermon Dr. Paul E. Paino preached in June of 2000.
- The Importance of Ushering
Ushers are often underestimated, but they should never think their ministry is unimportant.
- Tongues Series: A Sign
Tongues are a sign to the unbeliever. They have a way of getting the unbeliever’s attention so they can hear the gospel. It’s also the initial sign of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit.
- Tongues Series: Desire Spiritual Gifts
Paul urges Spirit-filled people to desire, covet, seek after spiritual gifts. Let’s seek God for power from on high that the gifts might be manifest in His church.
- Tongues Series: Edifies the Church
We edify ourselves as we pray and sing in the Spirit and tongues and interpretation edifies the Church. This is why in the ministry of tongues is so needed.
- Tongues Series: Members of One Body
As you consider carefully the gifts of the Spirit, you will discover an increasing hunger in your heart for more of God and His fullness in your life.
- Tongues Series: My Spirit Prayeth
When we pray in tongues it’s our human spirit that is praying – it’s not the Holy Spirit, but us. Our spirit moved upon by the Holy Spirit prays.
- Tongues Series: Paul’s Desire for Us
The ministry of tongues was Paul’s desire for every believer. If it was Paul’s desire, we must conclude it is God’s desire for the believer.
- Tongues Series: Power From on High
The last admonition Jesus gave His disciples was to wait for an enduement of power from on high. God-given POWER! Heaven sent POWER! Holy Ghost POWER!
- Tongues Series: Self Edification
The ministry of tongues is for self edification. When we pray and speak with other tongues we are building up and strengthening our inner man.
- Tongues Series: Speaketh Mysteries
When a believer speaks in tongues, he is actually speaking mysteries to God. He is speaking, NOT TO MEN, but to God (1 Corinthians 14:2).
- Tongues Series: Speaketh Unto God
When speaking in tongues we’re speaking directly to God. You can’t imagine the communion the ministry of tongues affords the believer until you’ve experienced it.
- Tongues Series: Thou Givest Thanks Well
Scriptures teach when one speaks with tongues he is giving thanks to God ( 1 Corinthians 14:17). This was to encourage it’s usage – not to destroy it.