I had a 9th grader come up to me yesterday to tell me how much my ministry meant to him last year – I met a barista at starbucks who told me that she remembered my topic at her school 8 years ago -and quoted the topic back to me and told me how much it ministered to her – met a guy at a fast food restaurant recently who approached me and said he remembered my presentation about six years ago at his youth group and wanted to thank me for it – so the ministry and messages seem to have lasting effect for which I am grateful – those things are so amazing – Wow!
I just recently ministerd at a local church where we saw and experienced so many healings and amazing things that God was doing in the house. I basically preached a new message about how when you hear a testimony, it can release a prophetic work in you to receive a similar move of God in your life and produce another testimony in like fashion – giving several examples plus scripture verses to back it up. After sharing this message that included many testimonies I asked those in pain to stand up, Continue reading →
Over the years I have been accused of being a literalist when it comes to the bible, and I am okay with that. I would rather take the bible for what it says and believe it then try to make it into something that fits my culture, or my political persuasion, or even try to make it fit into my family and business. I don’t see where the bible says we can take the scriptures and bend them into our way of thinking but rather, we are to conform ourselves to what it is saying, and make the appropriate and necessary changes.
There are those who even within the church try to make it say what it is not saying to be culturally correct, rather than walking in the same faith that Abraham and so many others did not knowing where they were going but trusting God along the way anyway.
One of the biblical truths that I hold onto today is that God still heals. I know that there are many who disagree with me, but in reality their arguments and perspectives are just too little too late. Let me explain.