The Tale of Two Fathers

One of the questions that I most frequently asked is, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” “If God is so good, why is there so much evil all around?” This vein of question always intrigues me how quickly the Lord gets accused for what Satan is doing. These questions also seem to infer that a human being can […]

Spectator or Participator?

I love the power of a good question. I believe the Lord uses questions to continue to grow and mature us. A wonderful question popped into my mind this week. The question was, “Am I living this life as a participator or a spectator?” It is very easy to sit back and watch life pass us by but our relationship […]

Prayer That Breaks Through

  Prayer is a powerful, and sometimes, dangerous exercise to engage in. Many of you have attended a Freedom Immersion and can attest to the transforming reality of your prayer time. I have been on the receiving end of many of those times but I also reflect fondly on another time. I remember when our three boys were young and […]

Restoration Life Lessons

I recently traveled to do some ministry with a group of influential leaders in their respective fields. They are men from a variety of walks of life and backgrounds. The common theme they all share is a genuine desire to be more like Jesus. We spent a good part of our time in prayer over each man and following the […]

Heavenly Prayer

“The Holy Spirit will give to the praying saint the brightness of an immortal hope, the music of a deathless song, in His baptism and communion with the heart, He will give sweeter and more enlarged visions of heaven until the taste for other things will pail, and other visions will grow dim and distant. He will put notes of […]

Prayer That Destroys Fear

Do you find yourself needing a renewal in your life? Has your relationship with Jesus been in a spot of a slow decaying process? One of the biggest temperature gauges of our need for renewal is our prayer lives. Our prayer lives tend to reflect where our relationship with the Lord is. It’s like looking into a mirror and seeing […]

Renewal of the Heart

  We live in a culture that is fascinated with renewal. Consider how many “skin renewal” products are on the market and the number of new skin renewal innovations that come out regularly. For a manlier example, consider the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions that bring older renewed vehicles to sell. Many of which sell for a pretty high price. If […]

First Love Revival

“Revival is the renewal of the first love of Christians, resulting in the awakening and conversion of sinners to God.” ~ Charles Finney

The God of Comfort

“God comforts us not to make us comfortable but to make us comforters.” ~ John Henry Jowett

Prayer is Powerful

“Speak for eternity. Above all things, cultivate your own spirit. A word spoken by you when your conscience is clear and your heart full of God’s Spirit is worth ten thousand words spoken in unbelief and sin. Remember that God, and not man, must have the glory. If the veil of the world’s machinery were lifted off, how much we […]