FocusFriend of GodLeadershipPresence of God
November 27, 2018

Leading out of Presence, Pt. 2

Leaders, who lead out of principle instead of presence, are building a kingdom without a king! The challenge for the Jesus follower, who is a leader, is to keep the…
MaturityPuritans
November 20, 2018

Thankful for the Puritans

The first group came in 1620, aboard the Mayflower. They were famously called “Puritans,” due to their passion to purify the Church of England. Having grown weary of constant persecution…
ControlDisciplineRefiningRelationshipSurrenderTraining
October 30, 2018

Trained in the Fire

God does His deepest work through the storms of relationships. Most hardships are relational. When we get shaken, even to our core, we find out what’s within us. The picture…
AuthenticityBloodstained AlliesCommunityConnectionWholeheartedness
October 23, 2018

Living from Your New Heart

When you are living from your new heart, you are living the authentic you! Once you learn to love from the heart that was engrafted into you when you gave…
RefiningSpirituality
October 9, 2018

Refiner’s Fire, Pt. 3

One of the most beloved verses in scripture, quoted by anyone and everyone who’s been a Christian for any length of time, is Romans 8:28, “All things work together for…
BattleBetrayalForgivenessHeartbreakPainRefiningSpirituality
October 2, 2018

Refiner’s Fire, Pt. 2

Last week I was in Ouray, Colorado on a combined bear hunt and spiritual retreat. The bears are safe, but my time with God was anything but. God apprehended me…
RefiningSpiritual AwakeningWholeheartednessWorshippers & Warriors
September 28, 2018

Refiner’s Fire, Pt. 1

Malachi speaks of the coming Messiah as a “refiner’s fire.” Malachi is prophesying in 450 B.C. of Jesus coming to the “Temple” as One who will purify. He was speaking…
BattleBetrayalBloodstained AlliesBreakthroughHardshipHeartbreak
September 21, 2018

Why I Wrote, “Worshipper Warrior”

Sunday was the launch of my new book, Worshipper Warrior: a 21-day journey into the dangerous life of David. Why did I write this book? First of all, I never…
Holy SpiritPresence of GodSpirituality
September 13, 2018

God is Coming Down!

I cannot imagine how religious persons can live satisfied without the practice of the presence of GOD. ―Brother Lawrence Yesterday, at our staff meeting, God showed up in power! While…
SilenceSolitude
September 4, 2018

Bear Hunting and Silence

I’m in the woods, hunting bear with my son. Josh and I are in the San Juan Mountain Range. With the exception of an occasional distant crow, the canyon is…