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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...

  his passage of Scripture is raw, real and intense and it reveals disagreement and a parting of ways. If that was the end of the story, it would be hard for us to grapple with, two great men of God parting ways after heated disagreement.  But it is not the end! In reality, the end of this story begins…

Climbing

uring worship last Sunday, I saw this image in my spirit:  Two guys were climbing up the side of a mountain, and as the lower guy was climbing, rocks and debris from the guy above him were being kicked in his face. And with that visual, the story of Jonathan and his armor bearer came clearly into view. I share…

Green Traffic Light

The guy was asleep! The car was running, the light was green, the traffic was backing up, but the guy was asleep at the wheel. e were leaving for our summer vacation and, just before getting out of Sarasota, we were stopped at a red light. I looked over to my left and the guy in the car next to…

Cross

This is the day we remember the passion (or suffering) of Jesus on the cross and all that He did to save us. Jesus paid it all, All to Him I owe; Sin had left a crimson stain, He washed it white as snow.            Elvina M. Hall What He did on the cross, no one…

nto the midst of John’s tears, a voice was heard.  It was one of the elders in heaven saying, “Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah…has triumphed. He is able… Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain… (Rev 5:5–6, NIV84) It was a lamb, the perfect Lamb, the conquering Lamb, the Christ…

Gethsemene

Gethsemane was the name of the olive grove where Jesus so often met with His disciples. I am convinced it was one of His favorite spots on earth.  After long days of ministry, He would have fireside chats with His apostles in this grove.  However, it was also in this place that He ultimately says “yes” to the cross and…

This word, from Pastor Francis is to the moment.  I hope you’ll get as much help from it as I did. ~ Steve Coder The Lord Whose Sword is Drawn Of all the names that the heavenly Father could have given His Son, it is most significant that He chose the name “Jesus,” for Jesus is the Greek form of…

Ocean

How will you cross through the waters in front of you? At some point we all have to. God’s way was through the mighty waters. I love our God! He just parted the sea and said, in essence, “Follow me!” Although His footprints may not be seen (faith is evidence of things not seen), He is leading us by His…

Flag

This is a sobering perspective just after the Presidential election from believers in Germany to America. I believe it is well worth our consideration before the Lord. ~ Steve Coder Our Dear America – Where Do You Go From Here? By: Wolfgang and Mercy Simson, Germany Today, Obama has been re-elected; all the efforts of many Christian leaders, prayer movements…

Right Turn

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.” (Proverbs 14:34) Downshift ave you ever driven a car with a five-speed manual transmission? Imagine you’re in fifth gear and about to downshift into fourth, but instead you inadvertently put it in second gear.  You immediately recognize your mistake as your seat belt tightens around your body, the…