Courage is not the absence of fear! Courage is acknowledging our fear… and then stepping out, in the face of our fear, to fight for what we know is right.
If we learn to discern God’s gentle nudgings we can save ourselves much pain.
The Spirit was so faithful and many had amazing testimonies of accurate words of knowledge and prophetic words for people, of healings and even opportunities to introduce people to Jesus.
There is so much more that God has done for me through my time in Brazil, it’s been wild (in the best way possible) and I know I am forever changed!
You may be a friend of God, but are you a good friend?
It turns out that I wasn’t really scared of the conference I think I was scared to face God again.
Christians love praying for peace. But do we even know what we’re praying for? If Christians seek the peace of the world, a peace without God, that peace is merely a façade.
The gift of tongues is a mysterious gift that is frequently misused and misunderstood.
On the last day in the village we had baptisms in a nearby quarry, sixteen people were baptized, one after the other. It was incredible to be able to witness!
If you are dry and thirsty; if your life is feeling barren and unproductive, sad and disillusioned, come to the source of Life and Joy today
As I move into the next eight seconds He has the reins. I know the ride will be wild but there is no other way to face it other than with Jesus at the reins
We have been experiencing an amazing time of the move of the Spirit in 2016 and members are rising up and into greater intimacy in their walk with God.
Because we cherish the work and person of the Holy Spirit, often the question comes up about the sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. “How do I know if I have committed the unforgivable sin?”
The reason for defeat in Christian life and in ministry is departed power. Just as Elisha’s young prophet lost the axe head and stopped chopping until he found it, so there is a lesson for us.
With the students we work with, we have seen how the Holy Spirit has done a significant work in their lives.. This has really brought a heightened sense of the significance of the Holy Spirit’s role in our lives. Here are some of the things that stood out for me regarding the work of the Spirit this year:
When the Spirit falls, the response of the crowd is very sobering. Some are “amazed”, they are in awe and curious wonderment. Others are “perplexed”, confused and cautious, they have no reference for what God is doing and are on the very edge of offence.
Growing up it never dawned on me that the Holy Spirit was actually a divine Person. I did say the creed, and with my mouth acknowledged that, “I believe in ‘God the Father, God the son, and God the Holy Spirit.” But there was no inward reality of His divinity until years later.
There is often a misunderstanding around the person of the Holy Spirit. This is perhaps due to his name, “Holy Spirit”, which to some has connotations of an impersonal force from God or some kind of mystical fog.
Is there more to today’s contemporary church than lights, cameras, electric guitars, skinny jeans, tattoos, cool… and trendy brands of coffee?