Category: Christianity

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The Power of an Ordinary Life – Harvey Hook

In God’s sight, there are no “little people” and no “little places” – only individuals who offer their lives in consecrated moments of obedience to God. When they do this, he gives them the power to influence the flow of an entire generation. Harvey Hook – “The Power of an Ordinary Life” (inspired by Francis Schaeffer) This morning I was encouraged by this quote from a man who invested in my life when I was ‘just another college student.’ Harvey Hook saw the value in my ordinary life and his investment continues to this day in the lives of many...

Is Prophecy for Today? 0

Is Prophecy for Today?

Is Prophecy for Today? Read a short excerpt from Road To Royalty that will help you think through some common misconceptions about prophecy in the church today. Follow this link: http://t.co/bRLEXca5l6  

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Disruptive Prayer

  What is it about spending time in the presence of God that completely disrupts the quiet serenity of what I call my life? It is as if the answer becomes a question whenever I turn my heart fully toward heaven. The peace that I have becomes locked onto that one experience and everything else in my life becomes superficial. I am left with a longing to go back, but am required to live through the process of the present time until the moment arrives for the consummation of my desire. It seems like a sickness is upon me. It...

Desire, Posession, and Happiness 0

Desire, Posession, and Happiness

Why do we desire that which we do not possess and seldom possess what we desire? Why do we seldom desire what we possess and possess what we seldom desire? If we were to discover that we desire all that we possess, we might be supremely happy. But for some reason, the desire is almost always directed toward that which is immediately unobtainable. Ironically, if the desire becomes a possession, the desire fades and the possession loses its value. What if we were to have desire only for that which we possessed? What if we never desired that which we...

On Preaching About What You Should Be Preaching 1

On Preaching About What You Should Be Preaching

In the past two weekends, I have heard preachers talk about the way God has moved people through messages they have spoken in the past. With great joy, they disclose the topic they had presented, the way their message was timely, and how it effected those who heard it. By the time they finished speaking, I was wishing I had been there for one of the sermons they talked about preaching in the past.  I believed they preached the outstanding sermons they said they did. I believed that God did the things they said He did. I wondered why they did...