How do you know if you’re in a false ‘church’?

How do you know if you’re in a false ‘church’ ? Today’s lent devotional (below) was extremely timely as I walk several clients through ‘church’ abuse in multiple churches in my area. When churches practice witchcraft – control and manipulation, there is even trauma around reading God’s Word. Breaks my heart. Thankfully, Jesus loves toContinue reading “How do you know if you’re in a false ‘church’?”

Countdown to the Cross and Open Grave! (Lent 2019)

I love the Lenten season! 🙂 Passover (some call it ‘Easter’) is the most important event in our world history, and yet it can sneak up on us. We often spend so much time focusing on Christmas, that we forget Part 2, …the dying to self-part and receiving new life in Christ! Christmas is receivingContinue reading “Countdown to the Cross and Open Grave! (Lent 2019)”

What is Your Eternal Inheritance?

The following intro from “The Triumphant Church”: The believer’s inheritance in Christ is the wisdom of God, and it was hidden throughout previous ages until it was revealed through Jesus Christ. Grasping that truth and walking in the reality of God’s inheritance for us as saints is the key to taking our place as the triumphantContinue reading “What is Your Eternal Inheritance?”

What Are We Trying to Revive in the Church?

What are we trying to revive when it comes to the Church? “I was at a prayer meeting for revival in England. For three hours, people prayed for God to do something. Then suddenly, a young teenage boy stood up and gave a prophecy. I shall never forget it. In a penetrating voice, this shyContinue reading “What Are We Trying to Revive in the Church?”

Theology: Are you a Settler or Pioneer?

This is from Brennan Manning’s book: “Lion and Lamb: the Relentless Tenderness of Jesus.” There are two visions of life, two kinds of people. The first group see life as a possession to be carefully guarded. They are called settlers. The second group see life as a wild, fantastic, explosive gift. They are called pioneers.Continue reading “Theology: Are you a Settler or Pioneer?”

Letters to the Church – Francis Chan

Francis Chan – Letters to the Church ( #paradigmshift ) A few quotes from Francis Chan that will get you thinking…! “God designed the Church to be much more than what the majority of us experience in America. There are many of us who believe this and want change. The good news is that GodContinue reading “Letters to the Church – Francis Chan”

What Does Freedom Look Like?

I recently asked Jesus this question: “What does freedom look like?” He immediately brought to mind the picture of the Israelites walking through the Red Sea escaping slavery… BUT … NOT grumbling and complaining in the wilderness wanting to go back to slavery …which, sadly, is what the Israelites did …and as a result diedContinue reading “What Does Freedom Look Like?”

Are you ready for new wine?

What does it cost for new wine and new wine skins? So often we want God to move but when He moves differently than we want, we shut the door on Him. Let’s not be stuck, but hungry for more of Him. You can’t see the new thing unless you let go of the old.Continue reading “Are you ready for new wine?”

Locating God’s presence this past year.

Locating God’s presence this past year. (The Grand Prayer of Examen) Look Back – Look over the past 6 – 12 months. – Where has the Lord been present and at work in my life? – What significant changes have come my way? – When have I been the most stressed? the most blessed, andContinue reading “Locating God’s presence this past year.”