Yesterday, I stumbled across a short message on Facebook about the importance of validation. That reminded me of a good article and great video titled “The Power of Validation” that Dr. Jerry Graham posted in 2008. Watching that video brought tears to my eyes and reminded me of how something as simple as a smile […]
The very first verse of the Bible let’s us know that all things are possible with God. God spoke the world into existence; He did not think the world into existence or dream it. Rather, He spoke it. There is tremendous power in the spoken word, both God’s and ours. The world as we know […]
There’s a great contest in the spirit realm that is connected to and revealed by world events such as the civic unrest in Ferguson and New York and the recent terrorist events in Paris. The warfare is setting things up for the advancement of the kingdom…IF WE CAN SEIZE THE MOMENT. We are entering the […]
At the end of each year, it is wise to set aside time to reflect on the past year and plan for the upcoming year. This will help you have more clarity, focus, and commitment to be more effective in the upcoming year. According to T. Alan Armstrong, “Champions do not become champions when they […]
I love this time of year, don’t you? It’s filled with family, friends and celebration. It’s also a time of reflection and planning so we can step into 2015 refreshed and ready for a miraculous year. How about you? Do you have a year-end-ritual for reflection and planning? If yes, get on it right away. […]
When Jesus taught his disciples how to pray using the Lord’s Prayer, what did He mean with “Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is heaven?” And what does that look like in real terms – heaven invading earth? This past week, God strung together an amazing (miraculous) set of circumstances. […]
Many people are living far below their potential. Their lives have become one struggle after another with seemingly nowhere to turn. They have lost hope that things can and will get better. But God … is moving in power. Today at 7 pm EST. Donald Lee and Gary Beaton, two apostolic-prophetic leaders, will be sharing […]
One of my favorite scriptures in the Bible to guide how I live, think, and speak is 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”. When someone tells me they don’t know what God’s will is for their […]
Servant leaders often have difficultly receiving from others because they constantly give, give, give. Yet everyone needs to receive and it takes humility to do so. The more influential a leader becomes, the more important it becomes to stay humble and interdependent with others.
John 4:23 states, “But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.” This past week has been extraordinary in terms of going deeper with God and a return to ecstatic worship.