The Christian Life

December 30, 2014

The Difference between Authority and Power

If we are going to step into doing the works of Jesus, we will need two essential ingredients: authority and power. We must have a foundation […]
November 10, 2014

Why Prophetic Words can be Confusing

As I have written previously, I have been greatly blessed by the gift of prophecy throughout my walk with the Lord. There have been many times […]
October 13, 2014

Heresy Hunters and Pharisee Hunters

There are many ministries out there today that are dedicated to exposing false teaching, pointing out false prophets, and making the church aware of aberrant movements. […]
September 29, 2014

3 Foundations for Christian Unity

We know that unity is an important topic in the Bible. Jesus prayed for the unity of believers in His well-known prayer in John 17 (see […]
March 23, 2014

Tested by the Word of the Lord

Have you ever been tested by the Word of God? In the Old Testament, Joseph had a dream that he would be placed in a position […]
February 27, 2014

Partnering with God

When God wants to accomplish something on the earth, He looks for people with whom He can partner. When He created the earth, He placed mankind […]
October 21, 2013

Are you Willing to be Misunderstood?

One of the things that Jesus demonstrated in His earthly life and ministry was a willingness to be misunderstood. Even as a young boy, Jesus was […]
August 17, 2013

Remarrying Truths that have Been Divorced

There are certain truths and concepts in Scripture that are meant to be paired together. When these “divine pairs” work together they release the grace and […]
July 26, 2013

Our Great Salvation

I have written previously that we have often reduced our understanding of salvation and what the gospel entails. We speak of forgiveness of sins but we […]
July 23, 2013

Sozo: Salvation, Healing, and Deliverance

Jesus came to earth and launched His ministry of preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, healing the sick, and setting captives free. His message […]
July 16, 2013

The Priority of Personal Devotion

One of the things that marked the ministry of Jesus was His commitment to getting alone to pray. He was constantly active in teaching, healing, and […]
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 […]