That Sunday morning after worship service, we gathered to fellowship in Christ and shared our journeys in pursuing God’s sovereign destiny for each of our lives. Like other fellowship gatherings, it came the time to pray for one another. The instructions we followed were quite simple: Each person prays for the person on the left … Continue reading Blessed by the Gift of Prophesy
Fasting in prayer is the least taught and modeled spiritual discipline in the Body of Christ. Why fast and pray? Here are some insights for considerations: To Breakthrough impasses of situations and strongholds To Expose hidden darkness To Deal with the deep root of doubts and unbelief To Grow faith that can move mountains To … Continue reading Why Fast and Pray?
Many times when we engage in God’s kingdom ministries: sharing Jesus with others, building up others in their faith in Christ, we let our own credentials and our charisma get in the way. People may be persuaded and convinced by our sound arguments, impressed by our titles and positions, our degrees, and our demonstration of … Continue reading Let Faith be Built on God’s Power alone instead of on man’s credentials!
I remember my pastor once said, a sure way to lose a battle is not being aware that we are at war. There is no chance for victory in any battle without an awareness and an intentional mindset of toughening up for the fight. Whether we are conscious or not, the reality is that our … Continue reading Disarmed at War But Not Knowing = Defeat!
A group of swimming instructors were gathering to discuss among themselves over the topic of “swimming in deep water“. Swimming instructor A was the first to make a comment, “For the sake of completeness of the course, we have no choice but to teach swimming in deep water. But it is better that we cover … Continue reading The Epidemic of Holy Spirit Phobia
When I use the word “charismatic“, such as “this is a charismatic church”, or “I recently had a charismatic experience”, it almost guarantees to call for a reaction. Some looked at me as if it was cult. Others responded in skepticism, hostility, or even out right rejection. The term “charismatic” derives from the Greek word … Continue reading Why I Avoid the Word “Charismatic” Entirely But Use “Spirit-led” Instead