November 30, 2019
fear of the Lord

Frighteningly dangerous: the church without the Fear of the Lord

The following is from a message given recently at church. It is part one of two.   I wonder how many of you feel as though you’ve spent as much […]
April 19, 2019
ministry of reconciliation, 2 corinthians 5:18, intercession, advocate

The Ministry of Reconciliation and the Return of the King

I awoke in the middle of the night recently with a sense of the Lord wanting to speak with me. But each time I started to pray, my mind wandered. […]
January 1, 2019
prevailing winds, holy spirit prayer, 2019 prohecy, prophetic word 2019

“Prevailing Winds”

“Prevailing winds.” This jumped out at me and resonated in my spirit while reading a book on weather & climate with my daughter. Prevailing winds are the winds that blow […]
November 21, 2018
Perseverance, persistence, prayer, contend, promised land, Matthew 15, Mark 7

“But He Did Not Answer Her a Word”: Lessons from the Syrophoenician Woman

Had the Gentile woman with the demonized daughter (described in Matthew 15 and Mark 7) been raised in the American church, I picture her encounter with Jesus going much differently. […]
August 18, 2018
lawlessness, ox bow incident, antichrist, man of lawlessness, man of perdition

“Worse than a murderer”: lawlessness, mob rule, and the rise of Antichrist

The most frightening words in scripture come at the Final Judgment. Most heart-stopping of all is that those to whom Christ addresses these terrible words are those who thought they […]
May 14, 2018

Does God want to make America great?

If you aren’t confident something is God’s will, you’ll strike out empty if you pray for it. Why? Because the Bible tells us “the one who doubts is like a […]
November 1, 2017
climate change, righteousness, kingdom of heaven, justice roll down like water

Contending for Climate Change: “Let justice roll down like waters”

I live in a region nicknamed the Garden Spot, and while one sees plenty of corn, wheat, and other crops flourishing in abundance, one rarely sees orange trees. Why? To […]
October 22, 2017
Samson, Judges 16, authority, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, church's authority

“Lift up your heads, O gates, that the King of glory may come in!”

For the last twelve months the Lord has highlighted, impressed upon me, and essentially flooded my consciousness with the word “gates.” Everywhere in scripture I keep seeing it pop up. […]
September 19, 2017
pollution, climate change, bible and science, sin and pollution

What does the Bible say about pollution and the earth?

A scientist once said that, after years of study in his field, when he came to know Christ he felt as though he’d reached the summit of a great mountain and […]
August 17, 2017
Pray for the President; national prayer; intercessors for America

Called to Intercede for Your Nation

Some things require care when mixing, such as ministry and money, pastoring and politics. As such, there’s a tendency simply to play it safe and keep them separate. John Newton, ex-slave […]
June 10, 2017
hate in the church, love in the church, Romans 12:19, Psalm 106:35, Deuteronomy 18

Is There Not Enough Hate in the Church?

A young man stood up in our church to share a word he’d heard from the Lord during the time of prayer before the service. “There are many people in […]
May 6, 2017
Isaiah 11, the earth is full of the glory of the Lord, declare His word, prophecy for our time,

A Creed for the New Millennium

If there’s one thing that can keep me awake at night, it’s the thought of babies and children who are suffering. One evening a friend asked for prayer concerning a […]