The Danger of a Practical Faith

Our faith links us to the supernatural realm. It connects us with what has been declared impossible, something not measurable within the limits of human practicality. Practical faith is a manageable faith in human terms. It does not need God to survive. A faith...

When Only Trust Remains

Last night, Jan and I watched one of those end-of-the-world, apocalyptic films titled Greenland. In the film, a comet is on a collision course with Earth promising to create a near-extinction level event. It was standard and predictable disaster film fare.  In...

Nothing Between Us

I have traveled a lot – hundreds of thousands of air miles. The thought of travel is no longer a joy. It is work. Recently, I received a ministry invitation. I wanted to say no but knew it was a Kingdom assignment, so it required my honoring the request before the...

Reaching the Tipping Point of Prayer

Never allow despair to overcome your faith. Every breakthrough no matter how farfetched it might appear has a capacity of prayer that must be reached before the breakthrough can take place. Each time we offer up a prayer in faith it is added to the cup of that...

When Your Back is Up Against the Wall

There will come a time when our beliefs will put us in direct opposition to the spirit of the age. This challenge can make a person feel as though their back has been pressed up against a solid wall with no hope of deliverance. In these situations it can seem like the...