One of those days…

Have you ever had “one of those days” where you wake up, and immediately you can tell that today, this day, will be a hard one. You get ready for your day, and it seems like everything in the world is a struggle – You spill your coffee in your car, your appointments don’t go […]

Worship Fallacies (3)

Fallacy Number Two: You Must Worship in the Right Way  To the woman’s understanding, Jesus’ response was based on a similar false assumption. He said, “You worship what you do not know; we know what we worship, for salvation is of the Jews” (John 4:21–22, nkjv). Her concept of true worship was based on her […]

Worship Fallacies (2)

 Fallacy Number One: You Must Worship in the Right Place The Samaritan woman said, “Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you Jews say that in Jerusalem is the place where one ought to worship” (John 4:20, nkjv). She was making the same mistaken assumption that many church people do today—that worship must occur in […]

Ordinary People

When you read through the book of Acts, you find out that the apostles were doing such mighty works that people would come and worship them as if they were gods. That’s what happened to Peter when he arrived at Cornelius’s house (see Acts 10:25). These were ordinary men who were living such extraordinary lives […]

Symphony of Earth

Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. –Matthew 18:19, nkjv The word “agree” is the Greek word sumphoneo; the English equivalent is “symphony.” So when we read in Matthew 18:19 that the sounds […]

So You Want To Be A Leader

So you say you want to be a leader? Most people who utter those lofty words do not really understand the full weight of that role, nor do they really want that level of responsibility. What in the world does the term “leadership” mean anyway? Well, that is the sixty-four thousand dollar question. The servant-leader […]

Guard Your Spiritual Attitude

“You don’t know what manner of spirit you are of…” Luke 9:55 The disciples had a problem with their attitude, and Jesus “called them on it” six different times in two chapters. Instead of believing Christ could feed the crowd with five loaves and two fishers, they said to Jesus, “Send the multitude away” (Lk […]

Eight Reasons For Standing With Israel

We are called to stand with Israel today because we could be people of the last hour. The Lord has called us to be people with moral and biblical conviction, walking wisely and knowing His Word. He will honor those who make an abiding commitment to stand with the land He’s called uniquely His. (Psalm […]