When God Speaks Through a Specific Dream

When God Speaks Through a Specific Dream

How would you react if God shared a specific date and time with you in a vivid dream? Would fear paralyze your heart? Would you speculate as to who it impacted? It might cause you to wonder if it was when someone would die – possibly you? Maybe regret would overwhelm...
Why Does Divine Healing Seem Elusive?

Why Does Divine Healing Seem Elusive?

The four injections to my spine almost made me swear (no worries, I didn’t). But I did inform the doctor he was off my Christmas list. Over six months ago, I started feeling sharp pains in my lower back, throbbing / tingling down one leg, and numbness in the other. It...
Admission of a Violent and Undeserved Attack

Admission of a Violent and Undeserved Attack

I hate bullying—when stronger, more influential people take advantage of the weaker. When I hear of such an attack, something inside revolts and I want to lash out at the offender(s) to make them pay and put them in their place. One such occasion still haunts me. I...
Who Do You Want Released?

Who Do You Want Released?

“You have a custom that I should release someone to you at the Passover. Do you therefore want me to release to you the King of the Jews?” Then they all cried again, saying, “Not this Man, but Barabbas!” Now Barabbas was a robber. (John 18:39-40) Release can bring...
Out-Loving, Out-Serving, Outstanding

Out-Loving, Out-Serving, Outstanding

Loving is serving, but not all serving is loving. The motives behind serving determines whether or not it is loving. My wife and I recently participated in a small group study discussion on dating and marriage relationships. As each person shared his or her thoughts...