Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Pray for your Shepherds

Building People of Substance for Works of Power On the way, Jesus told them, “All of you will desert me. For the Scriptures say, ‘God will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.’(Mark 14:27 NLT) God awakened me shortly after 2 AM this morning. I had an urgency to pray for one of … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Pray for your Shepherds

Sunday Supernaturally: Don't Try This Alone

For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Don't Try This Alone

Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

Happy New Year, Dear Friends! FCF Tucson transition service Just a note to say “Thanks” for all your prayers and support in 2019. What a year! In February we released our Tucson congregation into the able hands of Pastors John and Valarie Smith, and they are doing a great job. We are privileged to be … Continue reading Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

Sunday Supernaturally: Ready or Not…

Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith. Don't drift along taking everything for granted. Give yourselves regular checkups. You need firsthand evidence, not mere hearsay, that Jesus Christ is in you. Test it out. If you fail the test, do something about it. (2 Corinthians 13:5 MSG) It’s the last Sunday … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Ready or Not…

Fighting the Right Fight

The weapons we use in our fight are not the world's weapons but God's powerful weapons, which we use to destroy strongholds. We destroy false arguments;2 Corinthians 10:4 GNB Use Your Weapons Let me begin with a disclaimer.  I actually have come to like President Trump.  When he first ran, his manner was very off-putting … Continue reading Fighting the Right Fight

Pouring Out the Love of God

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NKJV As I have loved you... What a great idea! My hope is sure because God has poured His love into my heart. The phrase “the love … Continue reading Pouring Out the Love of God

Self-evident Truths: Choose Life

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the … Continue reading Self-evident Truths: Choose Life