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July 11, 2013

Did the Gifts of the Spirit Cease?

The Bible is full of stories of the supernatural work of God intervening in the affairs of mankind. The church in the New Testament walked in […]
July 9, 2013

Cooperating with the Holy Spirit and His Gifts

In 1 Corinthians 12 the apostle Paul lists nine manifestation gifts of the Holy Spirit. These gifts are supernatural in nature. They are not natural talents […]
July 5, 2013

The God of Spontaneity AND Structure

I have been contemplating recently how God is both a God of spontaneity and a God of structure. Spontaneity and structure are opposites—how could they ever […]
July 3, 2013

The Danger of Reacting to Error

One of the subtle dangers in the Christian life is the temptation to react to error. We see an erroneous teaching or practice, and we rightly […]
June 30, 2013

Ministry Update: Prayer Partnership

As I take new steps into ministry, I am very aware of the need for prayer covering. About twice a month I send out a prayer […]
June 26, 2013

Ministry Update: An Invitation to Partner

Last month I wrote an article with an update on a new season of ministry that I am entering into. When the Lord led my family […]
June 25, 2013

What is Mantle of Restoration Ministries?

This week I will be giving updates on what is happening with me and the new season of ministry that has begun. As my family and […]
June 21, 2013

How can a Christian have a Demon?

In a previous article called 4 Myths about Deliverance Ministry I mentioned that one of the most common misunderstandings about deliverance is the belief that a […]
June 18, 2013

The Relationship between Healing and Deliverance

As I have been reading through the book of Luke recently, I have been reminded again that healing and deliverance are very closely related. Though there […]
June 16, 2013

The Cry for Spiritual Fathers

One of the great needs in the church today is for spiritual fathers who will pour into the next generation. It seems that true spiritual fathers […]
June 12, 2013

Sermon: Honoring our Fathers

With Father’s day coming up this Sunday, I wanted to share a sermon that I preached last year called “Honoring our Fathers.” The theme of honoring […]
June 7, 2013

Pastors and Evangelists: The People-focused Gifts

When it comes to the fivefold ministry gifts, each of the five has a primary focus of ministry. For example, prophets and teachers are primarily focused […]