As you may have guessed, there’s much contention regarding this phenomenon of being “slain in the Spirit.” Is this a Biblical response to God’s presence? Some write it off as a sensationalistic response while others categorize it as a demonic or manipulative practice. In Charismatic/ Pentecostal circles it is believed that when someone is … More Is being “Slain in the Spirit” Biblical?
Incredible stories of miraculous healings and deliverances are being repeatedly reported within in our community. Over the past few months, I’ve been amazed at the bold steps that been have been taken to see Jesus intervene in impossible situations. From interactions in Walmart, to salvations in Starbucks, to miracles in grocery store aisles, Holy … More God of Miracles
There is an incredible reality that you can experience as an “heir” of God. That means all that belongs to the Father in this world and in the world to come has been given to you as His heir. Every concern of lack, hopelessness, sickness, or despair can be swallowed up in this reality. You … More Son of God
The age-old heresy of Universalism has crept out of Young’s fictional world into the reality of his ideology. … More Disappointment after the Shack
“Jesus died to forgive you of your sins.” is not the good news. The good news is that Jesus died to transform you into a son or daughter of the living God. A supernatural, spirit-led man or woman in love with Him. The purpose of salvation is not merely the eradication of consequences for sin, but … More What’s the good news?
What are you worth? You are not merely saved from sin, but you are saved because God values you as one whom He has made to carry His Divine nature. (2 Peter 1:4). Your value is not in who you will be in the future, it is in how much value God has placed on you. … More What Are You Worth?
I was a young preacher looking for the silver-bullet solution to grow a small youth group. I started with no formal training, but I had a lifetime of a preacher’s-kid experience to draw upon. I knew how mundane church life could be. Because of this, I began seeking answers; I needed to reach more teenagers. … More What Really Works?