“Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself.” John 6:15 (NIV)
Is interesting to me that when Jesus was presented with the opportunity to become a political leader He simply disappeared through the crowds. Think about this for a minute; here is Jesus, the Son of God, the Savior of the world, the Alpha and the Omega, but some Israelites were so politically incline that they could only find hope through politics. They missed the Savior over politics.
I believe this is exactly what we are witnessing in America and all around the world today. We are missing Christ over the Republican Party, over the Democrat Party, Socialism and so on. Beloved, stop assuming that a Conservative automatically is a follower of Christ and that a Liberal is automatically an atheist. Both of these ideologies and all ideologies are human ideas; therefor, they are filled with ungodliness and plenty of hypocrisy.
So my message is simple… Follow CHRIST! Through HIM you will find peace, you will find joy, restoration, a prosperity that starts with your soul and eternal life… Yes… follow Christ!
An independent thinker with a profound call to see the orthodoxy of the church and passion for Christ manifesting together. Angel was born in Brooklyn, New York in April of 1968, he was raised on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico where he earned his B.S. degree in Sociology with a minor in Education from the Inter American University in San Germán in 1991. That same year he moved to Jacksonville, Florida. After working construction jobs for a year and learning the English language, his first job working with foster-care children in the capacity of youth care worker was with Jacksonville Youth Sanctuary in September of 1992. With JYS he was promoted several times as group home supervisor, legal caseworker, and program director.
While in Jacksonville, Angel studied a couple of martial arts styles. After earning his black belt, he became the founder of Good Fight Ministries as he used martial arts as an instrument to preach the gospel. In 2004 Angel was selected Martial Arts Instructor of the Year for the State of Florida and in 2005 Angel was inducted in the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame where he also received the Christian Spirit Award. In July of 2005 Angel accepted his call to pastor a bilingual church in Winton, NC where he served for a couple of years. Five months later he lost his first wife to cancer in December of that same year. This initiated a deep valley of suffering in his life, a mountain of costly mistakes and the embracing of lifestyles of sin that are well documented through this blog.
In August of 2012 Angel moved to Fairbanks Alaska with his wife Rayette Casiano and six children who are now adults. In Alaska, Angel continued his social work-related career and his ministry of preaching, teaching and writing. Angel is the author of two books, Hope for the divorcee: Forgiving and Moving Forward and 7 Banderas de Esperanza: La Bendición de Yokdzonot.
In January 8th of 2020 Angel and his wife moved to Arizona. On June 8th 2021 Angel started his home church, not as a starting point, but as a closer way to how the church is suppose to look like according to Scripture.
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