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Rocks of Offense

hen we were in Ireland ministering several years ago, I remember asking one of the farmers about the beautiful rock...

When Not To Call Down Fire

When Not To Call Down Fire James and John had their own leading on what should have happened to the...

Fire in the Mountains

very life has a timeline of experience. Every spiritual life has a timeline of experience. When the two converge, a...

Friends?

“That day Herod and Pilate became friends—before this they had been enemies.” (Luke 23:12, NIV84) t is sobering to think...

Levi the Wonderdog – Unreserved Devotion

had an Australian Shepherd named Levi. He was, in my estimation, the greatest cowdog of all time. I used to...

Bitter Waters Made Sweet

The war is raging right now and God, through Christ, has given us the victory over the devil. With that...

Hurt, But Not Moved

“And see, now I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me...

What Do You Mean by a Personal Cross?

ast night, many in the Body of Christ set aside time to remember the crucifixion; we call it Good Friday...

Doubt Doesn’t Disqualify You!

oubt doesn’t write you out or write you off. John the Baptist was in prison awaiting his own execution. He...

Now, No Condemnation

was leading a group of about 30 workcampers into Haiti. But I had failed to meet all my self-imposed spiritual...

Haiti January 2014

We just returned from Haiti where we were there to assist in recording and hosting a Pastor’s Conference.  There were...

The Power of Love

Many years ago we were ministering deliverance to a Haitian pastor and we were aggressively combating the demons that held...

Walk in the Light as He is in the Light

“If we walk in the light as He is in the light…” 1 Jn 1:7 Often God’s Light only shines...

Unity

Recently, at a service at The Barn, God gave us an illustration on the importance of unity in the Body...

Those Whom I Love

“Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent.” (Rev 3:19)  “Those whom I love…” God...

Shut In

“Then the Lord shut him in.” (Genesis 7:16, NIV84) t was God who shut the door of the Ark, not...

Bitter Waters Made Sweet

I am the Lord that Heals…  Exodus 15:22-27 If I were to ask you where it is in the Bible...

Never Give Up on Anyone!

  his passage of Scripture is raw, real and intense and it reveals disagreement and a parting of ways. If...

Climbing Through Debris

uring worship last Sunday, I saw this image in my spirit:  Two guys were climbing up the side of a...

Asleep at the Light

The guy was asleep! The car was running, the light was green, the traffic was backing up, but the guy...

What Do You Mean by a Personal Cross?

This is the day we remember the passion (or suffering) of Jesus on the cross and all that He did...

What Is the Greatest Miracle of All Time?

nto the midst of John’s tears, a voice was heard.  It was one of the elders in heaven saying, “Do...

How Do You Know if You Have Been to Your Own Gethsemane?

Gethsemane was the name of the olive grove where Jesus so often met with His disciples. I am convinced it...

The Lord Whose Sword is Drawn by Francis Frangipane

This word, from Pastor Francis is to the moment.  I hope you’ll get as much help from it as I...

God’s Path – Through the Waters

How will you cross through the waters in front of you? At some point we all have to. God’s way...

Our Dear America – Where Do You Go From Here?

This is a sobering perspective just after the Presidential election from believers in Germany to America. I believe it is...

Downshift and Turn Right

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.” (Proverbs 14:34) Downshift ave you ever driven a...

A Sign from God: Toilet Paper on Her Shoe!

e were ministering on the streets at Five Points Park today and a lady (maybe in her early sixties) asked...

Enjoy the Chicken and Dumplings

We were at a Cracker Barrel with my dad when the waitress inadvertently brought us an extra bowl of chicken...

New Years Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions can be pivotal moments of God’s dealing. Consider that when Samuel was offering sacrifice to God for...

Thus Far Has the Lord Helped Us…

The prophet Samuel took a stone and called it Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far has the Lord helped us!” 20 years...

You Are Free!

“You are free…” These are the first three words God speaks to man. He says, “You are free,” (Gen 2:16)...

A Little Bag

“On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am...

The Coming of Jesus Is at Hand

My wife thought I was having a heart attack. Almost thirty years ago, Jesus came to me in my sleep. In...

hen we were in Ireland ministering several years ago, I remember asking one of the farmers about the beautiful rock walls that separated the pastures. He told me those rocks once laid in the pastures but had to be removed as they plowed up the fields. And so, the rocks they removed from the pasture became the stunning rock walls…

When Not To Call Down Fire James and John had their own leading on what should have happened to the Samaritan village in which they were all just rejected. They had recently been with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration. They had seen Elijah and were perhaps remembering how he called down fire and destroyed the 850 false prophets. So…

very life has a timeline of experience. Every spiritual life has a timeline of experience. When the two converge, a stamp or a “brand,” if you will, is forever burned onto that point on the line by the hand of God, Himself. Heated in fires of both Heaven and earth, He faithfully branded our hearts and lives with an experience…

“That day Herod and Pilate became friends—before this they had been enemies.” (Luke 23:12, NIV84) t is sobering to think who will become friends when Christ is rejected. Sadly, that’s the reality we read about in the account of the crucifixion story. “Herod and Pilate became friends—before this they had been enemies.” Their rejection of Christ forged their friendship. It…

P.Steve & Levi

had an Australian Shepherd named Levi. He was, in my estimation, the greatest cowdog of all time. I used to call him “Levi McFly,  one of the McFly brothers.” (Even though his last name wasn’t McFly and I don’t know if he even had any brothers!) We live on a small ranch in Old Miakka, Florida, and Levi was my…

The war is raging right now and God, through Christ, has given us the victory over the devil. With that in view, however, understand that in your personal battles, you can lose the very joy that strengthened you through them. (Neh 8:10) Without the joy of the Lord, we face the real possibility of becoming bitter. Warfare left unchecked can…

Move Me

“And see, now I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me there, except that the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await me. But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race…

Vultures
Personal Cross

ast night, many in the Body of Christ set aside time to remember the crucifixion; we call it Good Friday.  Hours before Jesus was crucified, He instituted the Lord’s Supper so that we would, on a regular basis, not only remember, but also proclaim the “Lord’s death until He comes.”  “For as often as you eat this bread and drink…

oubt doesn’t write you out or write you off. John the Baptist was in prison awaiting his own execution. He was in great turmoil and doubts filled his mind as he saw the imminent end of his brief life. So much so, he sent his disciples to ask Jesus if He really was the One, The Messiah, or “should he…

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