Where Is Your Tent of Meeting?
Topic Date:2:08 PM Thursday, January 12, 2017
At a staff gathering recently, I was asked which Bible character was a real hero to me. ... Read More
Praying for Revival in America
Topic Date:7:41 AM Friday, April 22, 2016
What is it we are asking for as we pray for revival? Ultimately, it is for the people of God to begin to experience the presence of Christ in a fresh new way. ... Read More
Missing Something from Your Nativity Scene?
Topic Date:9:06 AM Tuesday, December 15, 2015
I love nativity scenes. The one I have at my office was made in Bethlehem, carved out of Olive wood. It’s a full-service scene including Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, shepherds, donkeys, sheep, and even three wise men and their camels, although biblicall ... Read More
It's Just a Cry
Topic Date:6:41 PM Wednesday, November 11, 2015
I have a confession. Sometimes I still get anxious before the Lord. And when I do, my words to him are a bit like a baby’s cry. I don’t typically know why I’m anxious or upset, so I can’t always articulate it. It’s just a cry. ... Read More
Are You Wandering?
Topic Date:8:06 AM Tuesday, September 15, 2015
“Wander from Your ways” is powerfully descriptive as we consider how easy it is to move away from a right relationship to God. It does not take effort to drift. You just quit trying. You lose focus. Staying close to God requires effort. ... Read More
Do You Need a Breakthrough Moment?
Topic Date:8:19 AM Saturday, August 15, 2015
“But You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; You, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is Your name” (Isa. 63:16). ... Read More
Blessed with His Presence
Topic Date:8:15 AM Wednesday, July 15, 2015
When the people of God were experiencing the Lord’s manifest presence, it was a time of great power and awesome deeds from the Lord’s hand. ... Read More
What Are You Remembering?
Topic Date:8:10 AM Monday, June 15, 2015
“Recalled” is a powerful word. Especially in this situation, the recollection of what God had done in the past led to a revival among the Lord’s people. ... Read More
Dwelling in God's House
Topic Date:8:02 AM Friday, May 15, 2015
There are many definitions for revival. For the Christian, they all revolve around experiencing the Presence of Christ in a fresh, new way. ... Read More
Bringing Heaven to Earth
Topic Date:6:29 PM Saturday, April 04, 2015
No matter how long I teach on prayer, I don’t think I’ll ever plumb the depths of the teaching of Jesus on prayer through what we call The Lord’s Prayer. In its simplicity it is packed with practical guidance for effective prayer. I believe that the ... Read More
Let God Make Up the Words
Topic Date:6:33 PM Monday, February 23, 2015
I had just finished preaching on prayer and was approached by a Sunday school teacher from the congregation. She had a great story for me. ... Read More
Invitation to Invasion
Topic Date:2:18 PM Sunday, May 18, 2014
I believe that one of the most powerful, transformative prayers that can be prayed in any circumstance, is the heart of the Model Prayer: " Your Kingdom Come, Your will be done." As I was praying this one day over a particular situation, I sensed fr ... Read More
What Can the Righteous Do?
Topic Date:12:15 PM Saturday, February 08, 2014
As our nation continues its moral spiral downward, a scripture that is increasingly referred to is Psalm 11:3: "When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" ... Read More
A Man Just Like Us
Topic Date:1:26 PM Wednesday, December 11, 2013
James gives us some very important teaching on prayer in James 5:13-18. We are told that whatever we are facing...good or bad, we should pray. Good advice. The problem in the text is that the example given of a man of prayer is that of Elijah. ... Read More
Prayer as Pilgrimage
Topic Date:9:29 PM Wednesday, November 13, 2013
One of the greatest dangers in the Christian life is stagnation. It happens when we quit moving. There are lots of reasons why we quit moving and growing. ... Read More
Dead Men Praying
Topic Date:10:26 AM Wednesday, July 17, 2013
“For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3).
Living 60 years gives you enough time to look back on the mistakes of your life with some degree of understanding. It seems to me that virtually every mistake, sin, or m ... Read More
Has God Moved Your Heart to Build His House?
Topic Date:6:50 AM Friday, March 08, 2013
As we consider the task before us of building a House of Prayer, and then look back on the situation in Ezra's day, dare we ask the question of whether or not the Church today is in a sort of Babylonian captivity? Have we become comfortable with chur ... Read More
Will We Still Pray?
Topic Date:1:19 PM Wednesday, November 07, 2012
It’s over! The elections, I mean. For some there’s a sigh of relief. Some are jubilant, while others are despondent. ... Read More