Give God the First Fruits…

God has really been dealing with me about honoring the Lord with the first fruits of my possessions. And I’m not just talking about money. But everything that I have. It started a couple of weeks ago, but has been getting more and more urgent this week. On Monday, I really felt that I need […]

What Qualifies You for the Ministry?

As I was sweeping the parking lot at work today, God brought to my mind a sermon that I heard on the radio on the way to work this morning. In the message, the teacher was saying that we need qualified people as pastors and leaders in the church. That we shouldn’t just put anyone […]

Do Not Be Conformed…

As I was thinking today at home, I had a vision. In this vision, someone asked me why I serve Jesus. I told him that I serve Jesus because He loves me and gave His life for me so I could live. Then a second man yelled at me “Jesus isn’t real!” I got the […]

When Someone Shows You Who They Really Are, Believe Them The First Time

Don’t believe what people they claim to be, believe what they show themselves to be. If someone has to go around telling people that they are something, than they are usually the opposite of what they claim to be. For example, if someone goes around telling everyone that they are a positive, happy person who […]

Ministry is Not a Business! (Stop treating it like one.)

I have been reading through the books of the Old Testament prophets as the Holy Spirit has been leading me. Today, while I was reading the Book or Amos, the Holy Spirit burned within me while I was reading Amos 5:20-24. Amos 5:20-24 reads: At God’s coming we face a hard reality, not fantasy – […]