Faith Works by LOVE - Gal. 5:6 Every time we decide whether something we're reading in the Bible is relevant for us we are actually telling God, we know better than you. The Lord is asking, "Can you, will you trust me?" Walking in power comes from a place of relationship, trust and identity. [...]
This word is the product of an all night conversation with God. Jesus asked me a question, "Why does my church abdicate their responsibility to a few? Why does the church feel they are obedient when they sit down somewhere? Why do they feel they have done their duty when they sing to me? [...]
Many years ago there were called together a large group of women to discuss the problem of inequality of gender in the church’s operations. Most of these ladies were wives of powerful men of God or were powerful in themselves apart from their husbands. Some were single ladies that had not found their place [...]
The Lord was speaking to me this morning and said, "Neil, in Daniel's time Nebuchadnezzar was king and he righted all the wrongs and took care of everything and then his position got the best of him and he thought he was the answer. The church is Nebuchadnezzar..." In surrender to God, Nebuchadnezzar's sanity [...]
The Lord asked me an interesting question, "What are the characteristics of Jesus? Where is the character of Christ in the Church today? Father was reminding me that Jesus' focus was doing the will of the Father and to bring the the Father's kingdom to bear on earth in seeking and saving the lost [...]
There is a need for a fresh audacity for trust in the truth and love of God. God is trying to show us the reality of the world's condition and the only hope is a real Jesus. There is something burning inside of me that is going to change the words coming out of me.
The Lord asked me a question, "What will it take for my church to believe in me?" ...I'm still pondering the question. What is it going to take or what do we have to speak to get people to really believe that Jesus is really who He says He is?
I have taught discipleship/intimacy in many countries as well as here at home, in many denominations, House Church networks, Discipleship networks, regional pastors meetings, a few bible schools, and gatherings of all kinds. It is interesting to me that I find the same questions no matter the group I am with. People are always trying [...]
It’s been a while and I have been putting off writing as I have felt a bit distracted and quite frustrated. I believe I am over my frustration at this point and am ready to go on. Let me explain; I am a guy who finds a very strong plumb line in the Word of [...]