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POWER IN THE PAUSE 

There is power in the pause! When we pause, wait, and listen, we become empowered by the presence of God for whatever may come our way. What I want to stress today is that if your life is not supernatural, it is superficial. The supernatural realm simply means above...

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

Imagination is powerful: it is the first step to doing. Imagination is the ability to see with the mind what you can’t see with your eyes. You may not realize it but we use our imagination every day. If you were to think about how many rooms were in your house as a...

KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER

KETCHUP AND THE SECRET TO PRAYER The H. J. Heinz Company has become synonymous with ketchup (or is it catsup?). Heinz sells upwards of 650 million bottles of ketchup annually which is roughly 60% of the market share. Ever wonder why it’s called Heinz 57? 57 was...
Experiencing God

Experiencing God

We experience God when we pray. Prayer brings us into vibrant contact with God. Prayer is a supernatural vehicle created by God to bring us into communication with him. Prayer empowers us and lines...

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New Years Thoughts

New Years Thoughts

As we say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020, here are a few thoughts to consider: Numbers in the Bible have significance: 12 is the number of government 8 is new beginnings 7 is completion 3 is...

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Did you ever wonder who dreamed of Christmas in July? Come to find out it began about 84 years ago at a girls camp in North Carolina, it included Christmas Carols and a Christmas tree, along with...

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MANGER MISTAKE

MANGER MISTAKE

My neighborhood is a bit overzealous when it comes to holiday decorating. (Don’t get me started with bizarre Halloween decorations) Their front yards are filled with ten foot blow up Santa’s and...

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LIVING A SPIRIT-EMPOWERED LIFE

LIVING A SPIRIT-EMPOWERED LIFE

LIVING A SPIRIT-EMPOWERED LIFE By Pastor Jojo Henson of Every Nation: Victory Makati What does a Spirit-empowered life look like? There were three key words in Acts 1:4-8. The first one is wait, the...

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PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

He was voted “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990’s. He held World Championship Belts in multiple weight classes and disciplines. In short, this guy was A BEAST! His name is Frank Shamrock. I know...

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The Diamond Tree

The Diamond Tree

by Pastor Gareth Lowe of Every Nation Berlin 1 Samuel 6:12 Then the cows went straight up toward Beth Shemesh, keeping on the road and LOWING ALL THE WAY; they did not turn to the right or to the...

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ROLLING THE DICE ON THE WILL OF GOD

ROLLING THE DICE ON THE WILL OF GOD

I’m not much of a gambler, which is a good thing I guess because I’m a pastor, but I have participated in “Bible roulette” a time or two. You know that thing you do when you’re not sure what to read...

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Thank You: God’s Password

Thank You: God’s Password

One of the many things I am thankful for is that I have a direct line to God. When I ask for direction in what I should do he answers me, sometimes quicker than others, but he is always there ready...

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The Voice

The Voice

Season 16 of NBC’s hit TV series “The Voice” has just begun with the Blind Auditions. While I hope you all tune in (my wife swears she is boycotting this season though. We’ll see if she can resist!)...

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The Name Game

The Name Game

OK Bible nerds, let's play a quick round of Bible trivia. 4 questions, speed round: What’s the shortest verse in the Bible? Which one of the 12 disciples was not from Galilee? Which 2 men recorded...

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Hit the Delete Button

Hit the Delete Button

As I sat down to write this blog I was brought back to when I first started teaching. I remembered as I prepared for it, I used to write it all out. If something didn’t quite line up I would either...

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Get Your Hopes Up

Get Your Hopes Up

What comes to mind when I say the word, “HOPE”? Have you ever met a person that was downright delusional in what they wished for and yet they called it hope? Or are you inclined to be like my wife...

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Does Life Have a Purpose?

Does Life Have a Purpose?

by Pastor Rollan Fisher of Every Nation: Second City Church, Chicago Most of us do not spend a lot of time thinking about our purpose, at least on a cosmic scale. But the times we do can be pretty...

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Stressed Out

Stressed Out

Author and researcher Malcom Gladwell goes to great lengths to show how your greatest weakness could be your greatest advantage. In his book “David and Goliath”, he reasons that David’s small...

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Heaven Bound

Heaven Bound

My blog this month is a tribute to my mom, Betty, who this month went home to be with the Lord. Although my heart is breaking in two, my mind is filled with memories I will always treasure. Memories...

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Cross Training

Cross Training

The Apostle Paul gives us some amazing advice on how to fulfill our purpose and destiny as followers of Christ:  Philippians 3:12–14 (ESV):  “Not that I have already obtained this or am already...

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