The Church Must Not be a Mirage of Power

As I sat in the balcony of a church, the Sunday morning meeting was about to dismiss. The “deacon of the week” walked onto the platform and took his place behind the pulpit. He was about to give the benediction when an older man began walking toward the front of the church down the longContinue reading “The Church Must Not be a Mirage of Power”

A Living Billboard

“Exhort the young men to be sober-minded, in all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence, incorruptibility, sound speech that cannot be condemned, that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say of you” (Titus 2:6-8). The nature of a Christian isContinue reading “A Living Billboard”

Supernatural Miracle Power

While Peter was in Joppa talking to Cornelius and his relatives and close friends, he made a very interesting statement. He said that God had anointed Jesus with the Holy Spirit and power and He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil (Acts 10:38). A nugget of truth thatContinue reading “Supernatural Miracle Power”

A New Testament Example

On his third missionary journey, after he passed through the upper regions, Paul passed through Ephesus and found twelve disciples of John the Baptist. He asked them a very interesting question. He asked, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They responded by saying they had not even heard about the Holy SpiritContinue reading “A New Testament Example”

The Answer to Emptiness

All through the early years of my life and ministry, I always felt like something was missing. No matter how much I would study the Word to prepare a lesson, no matter how many church services I attended or preached, it seemed as though I was not complete. It was during this time of searchingContinue reading “The Answer to Emptiness”

My Personal Experience

In the early years of my life and ministry, I had heard about miracles, but I had never seen any. I wanted to be a person who could experience them. If healing was for today, I didn’t just want to hear about someone’s friend who knew somebody in Omaha that got healed. I wanted toContinue reading “My Personal Experience”