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How One Local Church Is Saving Lives in Africa

How One Local Church Is Saving Lives in Africa

Jul 19, 2017

The East Africa starvation crisis may have gone largely unmentioned in the news, but it has spurred a tremendous outpouring of concern, love and support from Foursquare churches around the ...

Pray for the Sick

Pray for the Sick

Jun 30, 2017

Matthew 10:8: “Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.” It was as if I had received a new commission to pray for the sick

Hearing and Obeying

Hearing and Obeying

Jun 23, 2017

The old adage “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” seems to be given credence in the events of Matthew 22:15-30.Though there was hostility between the Pharisees and Sadducees, they set aside their differences and joined forces in an effort to have Jesus executed. Rather than accepting Him as the ultimate expression of God's love, they...

Stuck in the Gourd

Stuck in the Gourd

Jun 17, 2017

Do you want to know how to catch a monkey? No? Well, I'm gonna tell you how anyway.In order to catch a monkey, a hunter will take a gourd and cut a small hole in it that is just big enough for the monkey to fit its hand through. Inside the gourd is placed something that the monkey craves, such as nuts, sweets or fruit. Then, the hunter waits. Sooner or later,...

E. Africa Starvation

E. Africa Starvation

Jun 17, 2017

Help is needed for our starving brothers and sisters in East Africa. I have been deeply moved by the crisis in E. Africa. 20 million people there are literally starving to death, many of whom ...

Christ’s Ambassadors

Christ’s Ambassadors

Jun 12, 2017

My word is “influence.” That word, influence, gives me clarity; I want to make a difference. Of course, I am an influence. We all are. But I constantly ask myself, What kind

Due Season

Due Season

Jun 8, 2017

When Sarah, Abraham’s wife, was “past the age” of childbearing, God promised her a child. Naturally speaking, it was impossible. It should have already happened, but because

The Gift of Listening

The Gift of Listening

May 12, 2017

One of the greatest gifts I am working hard to develop these days is the gift of listening. James 1:19 wisely advises us to “be swift to hear, slow to speak" (NKJV).I want to make sure the people I share my

Urgent Help Needed As Millions Face Starvation in East Africa

Urgent Help Needed As Millions Face Starvation in East Africa

Apr 24, 2017

An urgent appeal has gone out on behalf of Foursquare family members among those at risk in one of the world’s greatest-ever humanitarian crises, yet who are also poised to be witnesses of...

God-Confidence

God-Confidence

Apr 17, 2017

When Israel was a mess, God sent a special messenger to a discouraged man named Gideon (Judges 6). The angel found Gideon hiding in a winepress, trying to thresh out a bit of grain. He feared

The Unexpected Witness

The Unexpected Witness

Apr 14, 2017

Mary Magdalene, of all the people Jesus could have sent, of all the messengers he could have commissioned. A woman, when a woman’s witness was not considered credible - and not just any

How to Pray Amid Crisis

How to Pray Amid Crisis

Feb 7, 2017

There are moments throughout life when we find ourselves facing a crisis, and we need to know how to pray when a crisis develops, as well as how to encourage others to pray ...