It was the Lord’s Day, and I was worshiping in the Spirit. Suddenly, I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet blast. It said, “Write in a book everything you see, and send it to the seven churches in the cities of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.” When I turned … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Have a Super Sunday!
“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 January 30, 2020 Unbelievably, 2020 is about 8.5% gone. January has been quite the busy month, though I did get to stay home a bit more then usual, and that was a very welcome change. In December I visited Peru, where we saw 11 new … Continue reading January Update from Pastor Virgil
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
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, 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
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…
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