Tag Archives: inspirational

Where is the “enemy”?

At a Crossing Cultures consultation in Mombasa recently, one of the speakers noted that the biggest threats to the Kingdom advance in our day are materialism, individualism and Islamic extremism. We can get very “worked up” about Islam, especially when … Continue reading

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Unlocking Treasures

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘treasure?’ To me, it is a locked chest in a secret place–maybe hidden in the ground or at the bottom of the sea. And of course there is money inside. … Continue reading

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Unwavering Resolve

In a world of compromise and indecision, God is looking for men and women of great resolve. Esther comes in the kingdom at a time of great fear and a simmering holocaust. The king has just banished a queen who … Continue reading

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A Man of Integrity

Integrity is a characteristic that God will always honor. From the bottom of the pit and the dark prison cell, Joseph rose to the highest office in the land. How did that happen? “The Lord was with him, and whatever … Continue reading

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Contagious Optimism

There are certain characteristics that God cannot help but reward lavishly; one of them is David’s optimism. David breaks into the scene at a dark moment. Goliath the Philistine giant is spewing curses and abuses. The demonic spirits are on … Continue reading

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Treasures of Darkness

We are well in to 2018, yet these verses in Isaiah 45:1-3 keep reverberating in my heart as a New Year’s theme. The Lord will uphold your right hand so that He may subdue nations before you loose the armor … Continue reading

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Finale

Our nearly 100 hours of Bible reading was capped on Sunday morning when we read through the book of Revelation. It took about one-and-a-half hours, not too much longer than a typical Sunday morning sermon (smile!) Revelation is a book … Continue reading

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