How to Start a Quiet Time

God wants a relationship with us in the same way we see He had with people in the Bible:  Adam & Eve – Gen 3:8; Enoch – Gen 5:22-24; Abraham – Gen 17:1; Isaac – Gen 26:24; Jacob – Gen 35:9; Noah – Gen 6:13; Moses – Ex 24:12-13; Samuel – 1 Sam 3:10; David... Read More

Looking For A Source

We all have questions about life – both the purpose and how we ought to live to day. Where can we find the answers to our questions? Do we look to ourselves? Do we look to another person past or present? Is there more than one place to find an answer?  If there is something... Read More

Handling Prophecy 101

If you attend a charismatic or Pentecostal church, you may at sometime receive a personal “prophetic word” from either a spiritual leader or someone who attends.  The average person doesn’t always know what to do when that happens to them and so the purpose of our time together is to give you a few keys... Read More

Getting Baptized

The purpose of this teaching is to help you understand what baptism is about and why its the next step in your journey of faith in Jesus. Do you realize that every religious tradition has cleansing rites to purify and prepare people to approach God?  In ancient Judaism, ritual cleansing was a part of everyday... Read More

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

The Purpose of Gifts Evidence of The Holy Spirit (1 Cor 12:2-3) Empowerment TO SERVE each other (1 Cor 12:6) Edification – to build up the body to spiritual growth and maturity (Eph 4:12, 14; 1 Cor 14:26) Exhortation – encouragement (stir and motivate to do God’s will in spite of pressures to give up,... Read More

How to Hear the Voice of God

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. Joh 10:27 ESV God is more anxious to talk to us than we are interested in listening to Him.  He is always talking.  We simply need to tune in and become aware of His voice.  There is a process that we can... Read More

Reading the Bible

The Bible is a collection of moments in time that God interacted with other people in past history. Yet more than this, the Bible is the very word of God given to us as spiritual nourishment. As you read the Bible you will get to know the character and nature of God, His thoughts, His... Read More

Talking to God – Prayer

Prayer is… Prayer is simply talking to God.  It’s communication that needs to flow out of our heart (Ps 18:6; Mark 15:34) simply (Matthew 6:7) honestly (Psalm 38:9; Proverbs 16:2; James 4:3) and humbly (2 Chronicles 7:14; Psalm 66:18). Prayer is not – talking to the universe, mantras used to force to do what we want,... Read More

How to Find a Church

One of the most important things you can do as a new follower of Jesus is to find a church. There are thousands who have made the same decision you have. Like you – they are not perfect – but they have begun the same journey you have and can help you along the way.... Read More

Understanding God – Nature, Character, Motivation

What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us – AW Tozer Why understand God? God is incomprehensible. (Job 11:7) but He has revealed himself to us. (John 1:18) We were designed to want to understand God.  Everything we do points to a longing for the one... Read More

Demons & Angels

The purpose of this teaching is to give you an overview of the purpose and function of Angels and Demons as taught by scripture. Angels Angels are created beings.  They have not existed eternally.  They were created by God. (Psalms 148:2,5; Colossians 1:16; Revelation 4:11, 5:13) Angels are intelligent (Matthew 8:29; 2 Corinthians 11:3; 1... Read More

The Big Picture

The Bible is a collection of 66 books (39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament) written by 40 authors.  While it follows four thousand years of history past it gives us a glimpse into humanity’s future destiny. It’s divided into five main sections: the Beginnings, Israel, Jesus, the Church,... Read More

How to Study the Bible

Approaching The Bible (Josh 1:8; Ps 1; Ps 119) There are a variety of ways that we can approach the Bible Reading: An everyday discipline Memorizing: Key portions of scripture Meditating: to ponder, think about, think through for understanding and spiritual insight Studying: to study key words, subjects, people, or history Reading the Bible The... Read More

Background on the Bible

The Bible contains 66 books – 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament. The Bible is divided into two parts, the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and Christian Writings (New Testament).  The Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) were written by over thirty authors over a span of 1400 years in Hebrew... Read More

What Is The Bible?

The Bible Is Not… A. A Book On Science…even though it contains scientific insights ahead of its time? On the Universe Time and Space – Gen 1:1,3 The Beginning – Gen 1 An Initial Void – Gen 1 An Expanding Universe – Is 40:22 Space is Empty – Job 26:7 That Hole In The North... Read More

Promises For Life

Here are a couple of amazing promises that God has given you as a result of your decision to serve Him. 1. You are completely forgiven. The sin in your life has been removed by God. Psalm 103; Colossians 1:9-23 He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the... Read More

The Good News

Let’s take a moment to recall the main message the Bible teaches us… 1. God loves you!!! God loves you and created you with great purpose – that can only be fulfilled when come into relationship with Him. I have loved you with an everlasting love – Jeremiah 31:3 I know the plans that I... Read More

Prosperity Gospel ?

There are two extreme views on money in the church. I believe both these views are wrong. False belief: God wants us to be poor! False belief: God wants us to be rich! I believe the biblical response is to pray for prosperity.

Jesus Set Boundaries

Do you realize that Jesus set boundaries for his family, his disciples, and those he ministered to? Boundaries are healthy and we need to learn how to set them in our life.

Healing From Rejection

How we respond to rejection matters.  Here are three negative ways: Unforgiveness, Bitterness, Judgement. The key is learning how to get rid of it in your life.

Fasting Guide

Allow me to share with you a biblical basis for fasting and prayer and help to equip you with practical tools (from my experience and the experience of others) as you prepare to walk in one of the most powerful spiritual disciplines found in the word of God.

Keeping Your Guests Interested

Let’s face it – more people attend the wedding reception than the wedding ceremony! Why? Most people think that the average wedding ceremony is boring