Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Who Gets the Glory?

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Many years ago, at the church where I pastored, a fella uttered a prophecy to me in a service. The gist of it was that my church, his church, and one other church in the area were going to be at the forefront of a great revival. … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Who Gets the Glory?

…But Who Are You?

Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!" But Jesus … Continue reading …But Who Are You?

Turn Loose, Move On

If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine. If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it. Matthew 10:38-39 NLT Before I became a minister, I was a registered nurse.  Even … Continue reading Turn Loose, Move On

Shake That Dust!

And when you go into a household, greet it. If the household is worthy, let your peace come upon it. But if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you. And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from … Continue reading Shake That Dust!

He is Alive!

[30] In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. [31] For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead.” Acts 17:30 (NIV) … Continue reading He is Alive!

Contemplate That!

[14] Then John's disciples came and asked him, “How is it that we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?” [15] Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom mourn while he is with them? The time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; then they will … Continue reading Contemplate That!

Fight the Right Battle

[28] When Jesus arrived on the other side of the lake, in the region of the Gadarenes, two men who were possessed by demons met him. They lived in a cemetery and were so violent that no one could go through that area. [29] They began screaming at him, "Why are you interfering with us, … Continue reading Fight the Right Battle