Jonah is an example of how prophetic gifts can turn on us when we operate contrary to God’s heart. Read Chapter four. We can rightly see and perceive judgment coming. And we can see sin continue so long without what we deem is divine… Continue Reading “The Stubborn Prophetic (Jonah reflection)”
“A successful rescue in outer space… They have done what many people thought was impossible. Mark Watney has been successfully rescued.” The announcer declared this live to a worldwide audience when the Hermes crew came back for astronaut Mark Watney in the move The Martian. During… Continue Reading “A Successful Rescue (Martian reflection)”
Previously in the Abigail’s Call series I offered the “royal promotion” perspective to Abigail’s story. Her wisdom and extreme humility moved David to relent from violent intentions toward her household. Then David instructed his men, “Each of you strap on your sword!” So each… Continue Reading “Why David Needs an Intercessor (Abigail’s Call)”
As we reflect and renew commitments to God in this conclusion of Holy Week, allow me to offer a couple of thoughts, based on this foundation idea. It is possible for us to create powerful and unhealthy bonds with people over open or untreated… Continue Reading “Wounded Connections (Holy Week reflection)”
Dear Prayer Leader, Just a reminder — we are part of the Body of Christ. We serve with the Body. We exist with the Body, not as a Patmos community exiled to pray. So, when we have the honor to lead corporate prayer in… Continue Reading “Dear Prayer Leader, move the service forward.”
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