My Experience with the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Right now, we are in that same period of time of “waiting” as the disciples were. The 10 days between Jesus’ ascension and the day of Pentecost when “The Promise of the Father, the Holy Spirit, came and baptized the disciples.” (Acts 2) I’ve never put into written form, my personal experience with the baptism…

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Harmony of the Gospels

Harmony of the Gospels by Linda G. Riddle “The person who follows Me in faith, believing in Me, will do the same mighty miracles that I do—even greater miracles than these…” John 14:12  The message and ministry of the Kingdom of God are two sides of the same coin. We learn best how to operate in…

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The Floods of Life, Pt 2

There’s always been a part of me that has never liked accepting the fact that floods can come. (Again, I’m referring to spiritual floods in this series.) Especially as a faith-filled, Spirit-filled, overcoming believer. I’d rather think myself, my life, my family impervious to the waters. And if I should ever face them, I’d rather focus on praying…

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Planting Ourselves

“The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church…” Ephesians 1:23 MSG Several years ago, this one, simple verse changed my perspective about church. Growing up, I’d always heard about the importance of going “to” church, but never about being planted “in” church. Little did I know,…

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Purim: A Time of Divine Reversal

Purim is 14 days from today and so last night, my family and I began a reading plan together which will take us through the book of Esther in these days leading up to Purim. I wanted to share that reading plan with you (available below as a free bookmark download) and also share some…

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What Allergies Can Teach Us About Spiritual Warfare

“Therefore take up the whole armor of God that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” Ephesians 6:13 NKJV In the second year after moving to N. Carolina, I experienced allergies unlike anything else I have ever encountered. Having grown up in Texas and then living in…

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The Spoils of Victory

Lately, my personal study time has been taking me through the books of the Kings and their Chronicles. I’ve been reading them through the filter of knowing we are called a nation of kings and priests unto God. In the examples provided, I continue learning great principles on how to lead better and how not…

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