How you see yourself impacts how much you can help others….
A change of perspective can change everything……
All change in our lives begins with the renewing of our minds and how we think….
We are entering a time of renewed awe in the presence of our heavenly Father…..
In recent years it has sometimes been difficult to distinguish between the church and the world, between believers and non-believers. It would appear that there is often very little difference in the way both groups live and experience life.
This is not how it is meant to be and so the witness of the church is seriously negated and the light we are designed to be in the world is virtually extinguished.
Someone even came up with the term “practical atheist” to describe those who claim to believe in God but who continue to live like he doesn’t exist.
One pastor said, “I’m sick and tired of the fact that people can attend church for ten to twenty years and never change….we believe in Jesus enough to get us out of hell but not actually enough to change the way we live and that’s a problem in the church…”
Sadly, there are many of us who, as pastors, leaders, and church members would have to agree with his evaluation.
However, back in September I received the word for 2015 as being a year of great change. As I meditated on this I began to see this as referring to a degree of change in believer’s lives that would restore the “wow” factor as people recognise that such dramatic change could only have resulted through supernatural transformation.
I believe 2015 is going to be a year when our Father is going to be glorified as much fruit appears in the lives of his children, and as the testimony of the church once again pierces the darkness. Continue reading 'New Wine for New Wineskins January 2015'»
Healing is an integral part of the good news of the kingdom……
Just because we have always accepted something as the real thing doesn’t mean that it is…..
Every year there is a race for the number one spot in the Christmas Top 20…..
Are you carrying more weight than you were designed to……