Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
A Community of Prayer Champions, Praying Churches, Prayed-for Communities
LISTENINGListening is one of the most powerful tools you can employ to improve your preaching. Of course, we primarily need to listen to God. In Isaiah 55:3 God calls us to do just that.“Give ear and…Continue
Every week when I was a pastor, I did what I called walking my sermons. Although this depends on the Biblical foundations I wrote about last week, I believe it is the most valuable advice I can give…Continue
INTRODUCTIONPaul's admonition to Timothy is still appropriate.“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:…Continue
In Matthew 28:8, we read,
"So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy."
Fear and joy do not always go together. And many translations emphasize the difference with something like “They departed with great joy, even though they were afraid.” However, this differentiation does not reflect the wording of this passage in the original language of The New…Continue
When I first thought about writing this series, I was primarily thinking of positive things God shows us through quiet things in the Gospel accounts. But the implications of some of them are negative. One of them accompanies the Great Commission.
Look with me at Matthew 28:16-17.
"Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to…Continue
I write as a ministry. And I pray that people will come face to face with the Living God in my writings.
One of my books was just released, AGAPE, The Infinite, Ultimate Love of God. I pray that God will touch the lives of people through this book. I do pray that it will sell well. I pray, and I ask you to pray with me, that God will use it to touch the lives of…Continue
In John 15:15 Jesus said something I don't think I have ever heard emphasized.
"No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends."
The Great Commission actually begins with Jesus saying, “All Authority in Heaven and Earth has been given to me.” In a sense He is saying,…Continue