Kingdom Opportunity

“Be very careful, then, how you live … making the most of every opportunity because the days are evil.” – Ephesians 5:15-16 NIV What if we as believers began to see the everyday opportunities that God places in our path as “kingdom opportunities”, as opportunities to invest in eternity. I believe we would all begin […]

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Praying the Write Way

I believe in prayer. I believe in the power of prayer. But prayer for me is hard, sometimes. However, I have no doubts about the importance of prayer in my life. Despite my certainty, I am just not very good at prayer. Praying does not come naturally or easily for me. Although I consider the […]

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Pray it Write

Prayer doesn’t always come easily to me. I often begin to pray with the best of intentions only to suddenly catch myself, a few moments later, daydreaming, thinking about a meeting, or anything else random that comes into my mind. Distraction can be a huge hindrance in our prayer life, and it was for me. […]

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Laying the Foundation

Recently the Lord spoke an incredible word of encouragement into my heart. What made it so incredible was that it articulated what has been my guiding principle of my personal life and ministry for many years. Let me share it with you: The disciplined life in the secret place sets the foundation for effective ministry […]

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The Glow of the Household

In my quest to seeking a deeper relationship with God I have been exploring valuable truths that have the potential to ignite me to new dimensions of intimacy with Jesus. One such passage for me has been Matthew 5:14-15 – “You are the light of [Christ to] the world. A city set on a hill […]

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Acquiring Oil

The oil of authentic relationship is bought at the cost of investing time and energy in the secret place. Acquiring oil is actively connecting with God. To have an attentive heart to what the Spirit is speaking to our lives and to be anointed observers of what He is doing involves cultivating faith that agrees […]

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