Tag Archives: resurrection

They Speak With Other Tongues #7:
The Rest of the Gifts

By | 4 Jul 2014

Back in the fourth article in this series, I presented the 9 gifts of the Spirit as listed in 1 Corinthians 12. In subsequent articles on this topic, we have discussed 3 of those gifts, the ones commonly referred to as the “utterance gifts:” Unknown tongues Interpretation of tongues Prophesy Now, after a lengthy hiatus, we will hit the remaining… Read More »

Acts of God — Not! #11:
When Disaster Strikes

By | 8 Jul 2013

On June 30 of this year, 19 firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite wilderness firefighting team fielded by the Prescott, Arizona Fire Department, died while fighting a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona. They were caught out in the open when a sudden wind-shear reversed the course of the fire back towards them, overwhelming the team long before… Read More »

It’s Not Just About the Cross,
It’s Also About the Resurrection!

By | 8 Jul 2013

These words came out of my mouth as I was complimenting my pastor and friend Ron Merrell on a well-delivered, highly anointed, and otherwise awesome sermon and he quickly agreed with me. Since the thought as such had never crossed my mind up to that point in the almost 40 years I’ve been a believer, I can only… Read More »

The Maker of the Universe

By | 16 May 2013

Below is a poem by F. W. Pitt, an author and poet who lived during the middle part of the last century. His beautiful and eloquent words are a succinct presentation of the Gospel and evoke powerful images of Christ’s appearance on this earth as God-in-sandals and substitutionary death for our sins. A few years back, Phil Keaggy… Read More »

By His Stripes We Are Healed #1:
Healing in the Atonement — Part 1

By | 11 Dec 2012

Introduction Over the last 39 years I’ve been a believer, one of the topics that I’ve received an abundance of teaching on is divine healing. I’ve even taught on the subject myself occasionally, though not in the depth I’m about to undertake. So why am I approaching this topic at this particular time? Well, to be honest I’ve… Read More »

He is Risen! #2

By | 7 Apr 2012

Once again it is the most significant holiday, in fact the only truly scriptural holiday, in the Christian calendar: Easter. Our church does a huge outreach during this season, trying to reach the CEOs (Christmas & Easter Only) of our community. As part of this, we celebrated Good Friday by serving communion and praying for people by our… Read More »