We Need Accurate Feedback

Building People of Substance for Works of Power [19] “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, [20] “teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even … Continue reading We Need Accurate Feedback

Sunday Supernaturally: Understanding Good Things

I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers, because I hear about your love for all his holy people and your faith in the Lord Jesus. I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Understanding Good Things

We Need Family

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Not long after we returned to in-person church, I noticed a mother and daughter sitting in the front row before service. The chairs were still spaced for social distancing (it seemed more asocial to me), so they were in an abbreviated 3-seat grouping. The adolescent daughter was … Continue reading We Need Family

Sunday Supernaturally: Wisdom and Revelation

For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Wisdom and Revelation

Don’t Settle for Performance

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I know none of you have ever been ready to quit, but I sure have. After we left our first church with our tails between our legs, I was ready to call the whole ministry thing off. We were just broken. I took a good job at … Continue reading Don’t Settle for Performance

Pastor Virgil Report: July 14, 2022

Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 It’s good to be part of God’s project. Last Sunday, I had the privilege of taking part in the baptism of a young lady in our home church. I spoke to her after the service, and she was simply beaming with the glory of God. … Continue reading Pastor Virgil Report: July 14, 2022

Sunday Supernaturally: Pray, y’all!

I thank my God I speak with tongues more than you all; yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may teach others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue.  1 Corinthians 14:18-19 NKJV A lot of folks try to use this passage to prove that we’re … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Pray, y’all!

Let the leaders lead.

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Therefore if the whole church comes together in one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those who are uninformed or unbelievers, will they not say that you are out of your mind? But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or an uninformed person … Continue reading Let the leaders lead.

Who Gets the Glory?

Building People of Substance for Works of Power When we first got into the Charismatic movement, there was a lady who was billed as a prophetess. She appeared on several Christian shows and had a considerable following. Her meetings were well-attended. At one point she gave a “word” predicting in some detail the imminent destruction … Continue reading Who Gets the Glory?

Test Everything, then Hold Fast

Building People of Substance for Works of Power More than 40 years have passed since I first experienced someone prophesying over me. I was brand new in the whole Charismatic thing. In fact, I’d only been a Christian a few months. I was invited to a home bible study where a dear lady was teaching. … Continue reading Test Everything, then Hold Fast