Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Visions

I dreamed but I was not sleeping — an event in which I can identify with Paul: ‘whether in the body or out of the body I do not know’. My dream began in the garden, but very quickly Jesus … Continue reading

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Suffering

In his New Testament letters, Paul teaches that we are to know Jesus Christ in two distinct ways: In the power of His resurrection (my personal favorite of the two) In the fellowship of His suffering I have spent many … Continue reading

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Destiny Now

Today I stopped at a little coffee shop on the mountain top between my little town and the next little town. The lattes are sublime, the view incredible, and they hand-craft a mean Chinese food lunch on Wednesdays. I took … Continue reading

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Questions…

  Over the many years of prayer, counseling, and discipling I have noticed we humans exhibit a common tendency, I might even say a unique tendency, to question. As a comparison: I cannot imagine that the elephant, upon arriving at … Continue reading

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Quoting Frangipane

  (all following quotes from Francis Frangipane, The Three Battlegrounds, Arrow Publications. 2014. The conclusions are my own.) “For you to succeed in warfare, your self-preservation instincts must be submitted to the Lord Jesus, for Christ alone is your true … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land

I’ve noticed something about myself that I believe is common to much of the church in America. It’s a state of being so subtle that, without the help of the Holy Spirit, I could never see it well enough for … Continue reading

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