Christmas 2020: What Child is This?

2020 cannot escape my yearly Christmas message. In past years I've highlighted reflections on different Christmas hymns, but this year I'll start with a very short story. Twelve years ago, while sitting in a coffee shop, I was approached by a Jewish man. He could see that I was reading my bible and remarked multiple ...

The Gospel of the Kingdom

What is the Good News of the Kingdom? News is heralded, announced by demonstrations through various means and mediums by an approved messenger. The final and eternal completion of the Good News of the Kingdom of God is very straight forward. One day, heaven and earth will be joined together as one realm, (God gives ...

When God Redirects Your Plans

Hi Friends, Less than a month ago we thought we were on our way to Hawaii, which had a wonderful business and ministry opportunity waiting for us. We parted from our commitments in Missouri and sold or donated almost every possession we owned. Road ready, we headed for Wisconsin and Phoenix to spend some time ...

Awaken the Dormant Radical

Hi Friends, Today's article is a short meditation from my prayer time this morning. "Our eyes have been opened." I believe there is a dormant generation of radical faith that is not walking out the fullness of their calling due to fear, doubts, and the cares of this life. To you I say, "Take heart! ...

Now is the Time to Overturn Roe v Wade

Hi Friends, Today's article is a prophetic exhortation and a call to prayer. Now is the time to overturn Roe vs Wade. If our courts overturn this grave and unjust decision, it will provide a real and present opportunity to finally end abortion in our country. At the very least it will lead to the ...

The Lost Discipline of Correction

Recently, I have been writing a lot about unity in the Church. Something I haven't really written about yet are the spiritual, intellectual, and emotional skills necessary to pursue unity. This article is my first attempt. I'll dive into this much deeper in my coming book. In the meantime allow me to ask a simple ...

Unity: The Inconvenient Necessity

John 17, Jesus prayed that we would be one, as He and the Father are one. I've heard a lot of sermons on this passage and many of them have been great. A key focus of these many sermons has been the issue of denominational unity. Christ isn't divided, as the Apostle Paul tells the ...

Prayer & Worship in NW Wisconsin: Tent America 2019

Hi Friends, Last year I wrote and article titled, Responding to God in the Time of God. I wrote about three responses in this article, and in light of the upcoming prayer gathering, Tent America 2019, I would like to highlight the third response once again. There is a “time” to seek the Lord in a ...

Contending Through Disillusionment

Hi Friends, I have been writing a lot lately about the prophetic transition taking place at this present time. Many people and ministries have been released into new occupations, assignments and callings. It has been both an exciting and concerning time. First of all, I want to say a few things about this season of ...

Holy Night & Fully Human

Holy Night & Fully Human: December 2019

Three Dreams & Prophetic Call to Action for 2019

Hi Friends, This article is more of a call to action for 2019 and beyond. I believe the Lord is causing a great shift to be taking place in the body of Christ, that we are entering into a new generation which will see the Great Commission fulfilled and the Gospel of the Kingdom preached ...

Hasten the Dawn

Hasten the Dawn with Praise

Give thanks to God for the Abounding Riches of Christ

Responding to God in the Time of God

Hi Friends, If you want to get caught up on my most recent series, read The Coming Movement is Now, and Making Sense of a Transitional Season. Today, I will be looking into how to best respond to God in this critical hour of human history. Response #1 Hearing and understanding the hour in which ...

Making Sense of a Transitional Season

Hi Friends, The other day I wrote about a coming movement. Today, I would like to look at a few indicators of this movement, its counterfeits, and some practical ways we can respond to what God is calling the Church into. This post is by no means intended to be exhaustive, but does seek to ...

The Coming Movement is Now

Hi Friends, The Lord is stirring the hearts of Christians among many diverse ministries and groups that a great shift is happening in the nations, and this shift is taking place within the U.S. as well. It is not just one group or church here or there. The coming shift is not merely the ambitions ...