“Jump! Clap! Shout it out loud! Tell Jesus how much you love Him!” Urgent commands from the overly zealous youth pastor, made me feel a little intimidated. I was a young youth pastor at a camp experience. The speaker was a sincere, dynamic preacher. His visibly extroverted personality made his foot-stomping, loud shouting, hand waving … More Introvert Insight on Worship
Listen to Episode here… Who are you? We look for ways to define ourselves in hope of security, identity, and ultimately a satisfaction with life. At times we’re sure of our identity, but we often struggle with who we want to be and who we are. Outside of our self-perceptions, there is a greater identity … More Identity Crisis: Podcast episode S3 E4
Impartation. We’ve all eagerly hoped for a spiritual leader to pray for us and impart something transformational into our soul. Unfortunately, the hope for a five-minute prayer of power has caused many to miss out on the substantial impact of the prophetic act of impartation. Consider these two often-cited examples as we investigate this practice. … More Impartation- a myth about spiritual growth.
With the beginning of a new year, we often anchor our hope in resolutions and a desire to enjoy a better year. Looking back over 2018, you may have a few regrets. In light of the struggles you’ve faced, you may resolve to do things out of a desire to avoid the negative feelings of the … More How can I have better year?
Adding to this sexual exploitation, the Roma are victimized by demons of addiction. Mark told us that 90% of Roma youth are addicted to an inhalant… … More A Broken People
When broadcasts only reinforce your disdain for others, you are not listening to news; you’re feeding on propaganda. When you feel an inner rage rising in you, it’s time to stop. … More Responding to Hate
In book after book, each author hinted to common milestones of character development they had experienced. Over the years I’ve found their writings to be true. What are these indicators of growth? … More Am I Growing?