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Are you living like a Pagan?

What comes to mind when you hear the word Pagan? Animal sacrifice? Orgies? Some sort of crazed debauchery? Sure these sort of things can definitely accompany a Pagan lifestyle. But Jesus informs us that Pagan living is not always so sinister. Matthew 6:32-33 For the Pagans seek after all these things (food/drink), and your heavenly […]

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Before you work on spiritual gifts…

In the hectic pace of life that most of us live in today, most Christians spend little time in intentionally looking in the mirror at our own spiritual formation. When we do stop and think about how we are growing spiritually, we often focus on spiritual gifts such as prophecy and discernment or spiritual disciplines like […]

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It’s Not Fair

I never thought of myself as a very jealous person… but if I’m really honest… I can’t begin to count the amount of times that I have thought “that’s not fair”. As a kid I would look at the G.I. Joe’s that my cousins had and compare them to my plastic army men and think […]

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Sing a Hymn Today

I will keep this short… Sometimes you just need to sing a good hymn. Sure I appreciate the music from the hip kids. But I never want to lose touch with the rich lyrics and wonderful melodies of hymns. Check out this link for some old songs put to some fresh tunes and sing along. […]

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Stop stressing about the will of God

Many Christians view the will of God as the preordained script that God has written for the world or as a certain destination that people are to reach in their lives by finding the “right”  job, marrying the “right” spouse and making the “right” decisions when you come to a fork in the road. While […]

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Timothy Keller on Spiritual Gifts

Have you ever wondered what Tim Keller thinks about Spiritual Gifts? Well I transcribed a portion of a message from May 4th 1997 entitled “Tongues and Worship” Of course this is only a small clip of the message (the rest can be heard here) And this is transcribed so please forgive the plethora of grammatical […]

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Testing Prophetic Words

As a child my Mom would often remind me, “It is not only what you say but how you say it.” I love this saying because it encapsulates a truth that so beautifully instructs us concerning spiritual gifts. Spiritual gifts are not only conceptual but deal with the nitty-gritty of everyday life. Spiritual gifts are […]

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Am I a false Prophet?

What does it mean if a person gives a prophetic word and it is wrong or not fully accurate? Does that mean the person is a false prophet? This is a real concern so we need to be faithful to the Scriptures, which command us to test spirits to see if they are from God. […]

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Prophetic Ministry Training

Prophetic Ministry Training 101 -How to Grow in the Gift of Prophecy- One of the main questions I am continually asked regarding the prophetic is, “how can someone grow or mature in this gift.” This is a great question and the answer(s) is actually quite practical. But before I address the specifics of how to […]

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FAQ’s Prophetic Ministry

Frequently Asked Questions Question: Is everyone who prophesies a prophet? Answer: No. Paul the apostle lays out that there are three operations of the gift of prophecy. 1 Corinthians 12:10- Sign gift of prophecy Romans 12:6- Service gift of prophecy Ephesians 4:11- Support gift of prophet The difference between the sign gift, service gift, and […]

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