Walking in the Spirit

Some of the lessons I am learning from 1 Corinthians 12: 1. Spiritual gifts and the moving of the Spirit should be an expectation in the life of the Church.  It doesn’t have to be in some huge scene. It doesn’t need to be “spectacular” or “epic” or distracting or annoying. Life in the SpiritContinue reading “Walking in the Spirit”

The HARD question on spiritual gifts

Tomorrow I am leading our church through part of 1 Corinthians 12-14 as we explore the power of the Spirit. The hard question I have in my mind is this: As Paul is addressing specific issues in the Corinthian church regarding spiritual gifts, abuses, etc., what would be the question or exhortation or correction the Spirit would haveContinue reading “The HARD question on spiritual gifts”

Being bold in prophetic words

As I prepare teaching on 1 Cor. 12-14 in our series on the Holy Spirit, there is something that is on my mind and may sound quite rude. I am not trying to disrespect people, and especially the Holy Spirit, but this question just comes to my mind as I think of services where thereContinue reading “Being bold in prophetic words”

Creating a healthy laboratory for the Spirit and spiritual gifts

What is the outcome of this, brothers and sisters? When you meet together, each one has a psalm, a teaching, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. All these things must be done to build up the church. (1 Cor. 14:26, CEB) We all have fears. Even as Pentecostals, we all have fears when itContinue reading “Creating a healthy laboratory for the Spirit and spiritual gifts”

Full Blown, Driving Passion

I am meditating on passion. Dreaming dreams. Asking God for the impossible. The questions I am asking are these: — Where is the place where I find the heart of God? — What motivates me in life? What truly stirs my heart and I find myself sensing the true pleasure of God in it? —Continue reading “Full Blown, Driving Passion”