For some, prophetic ministry has been a major source of confusion, consternation, and chaos. It can be difficult to discern what is genuine and what is non-sense, and because of the difficulties inherent to the prophetic, some have set it aside altogether. Has someone ever given you a prophetic word or shared a story about … Continue reading How to Discern and Operate in Genuine Prophetic Ministry.
Prayer seems to be a forgotten art in the lives of many Christians. All too often, Church prayer meetings go unattended or abandoned altogether and prayer closets are filled with cobwebs. What happened to prayer? I think I may have put my finger on what caused the flame to dwindle on the altar of prayer, and how we can reignite the fire.
"We cannot build churches on leadership, we cannot build churches on good music, we cannot build churches on spiritual gifts; Jesus will build His church on the Gospel."
"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain that which he cannot lose." These were the words penned in missionary Jim Elliot's final journal entry before he and his four companions gave their lives in an effort to reach the Huaorani tribe of Ecuador with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. … Continue reading Martyrdom and the Modern Church
As someone who is constantly engaged in evangelism, I am often tempted to define myself by what I do, rather than who I am in Christ. In my life, this identity error has led to insecurity, pride, and eventually a long period of burnout. My motivations were wrong because the very Gospel I was trying … Continue reading Insecurity, Burnout, and the Gospel