FAITH AND FOCUS: The Potential of Faith

“By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.” Hebrews 11:3 (NKJV) Our heavenly Father is a faith God. What He sees does not affect Him.  Instead, God speaks into being what He desires. “In … Read more

Order or Chaos: Prioritize Family

Sitting beside someone’s death bed is always an honest moment. They are taking stock of their life: the moments of joy, the conversations and days they wish they could have back, and everything in between. They will rarely tell you of how they wished they could go back and work longer hours or watch more … Read more

Order or Chaos: Rescued From Darkness

Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden plunged all of creation into chaos and darkness.  All of the systems were disrupted and mankind lost his authority over the earth. This darkness is easy to point out in certain places: the media, poverty and hunger, disease and war. However, all of these things are … Read more

Live a Life of Freedom

Freedom was God’s original intent for mankind. We were created to live in freedom, experiencing His love and exercising our authority over the earth. God didn’t fashion us to live under the power of sin and condemnation. However, Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden put all of mankind under that power. God … Read more

Abundant Life: An Abundance of Grace

Have you ever wondered if you have enough of God’s grace in your life? “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace which He lavished on us,” Ephesians 1:7-8a (NASB) The word “lavished” in this verse means “in abundance, to exist at hand in … Read more

Ministry at Angelus Temple, Church of the Dream Center

"Thinking Right" Message at Angelus Temple, church home of the Dream Center in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, February 9 I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Angelus Temple and with Pastors Matthew and Caroline Barnett.  What an incredible church led by amazing Pastors.  The ministry they do in the city of Los Angeles is phenomenal.  ... Read more

Adopted by God

If God is our Father, then that makes us His sons and daughters. However, we weren’t naturally born into His family. He adopted us. Our being adopted was made possible by the death, burial, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ. We are now able to find complete satisfaction and fulfillment in our Heavenly Father. “For … Read more

Perfect Love Causes Fear To Lose Power

We know that the perfect love of God causes fear to lose all its power. When we know that we are loved and cared for by the Creator of the Universe it puts our lives and our problems in the right perspective. However, fear will try to skew our vision. Fear knows that if it … Read more

Escape Fear and Insecurity

Fear of other people most often reveals itself through insecurity. Most of us know, or have known, at least one person who intimidates us. It could be someone we went to school with, a coworker, a boss, a sibling, or one of our parents. The idea of them can awaken fear in our hearts and … Read more

Where Does Anger Come From?

Where does anger come from? There is anger that comes from pride. There is righteous anger at injustices and evil, and there is anger that comes from fear. Many times anger grows out of a fear that we are the victims of injustices.We think that people are always plotting against us, talking about us behind … Read more

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