The New Exodus

About eight days after Jesus said this, v. 28. Chapter 8: Jesus had His disciples in the boat where they experienced a number of power encounters. Chapter 9: Jesus had His disciples get out of the boat to activate their faith. Peter, John and James went with him and went up onto a mountain to […]

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It’s Time For A Reboot

Introduction Sometimes, we need to make a new or fresh start in some area of our life. In this passage of the Gospel of Luke, we are given a principle that will enable us to do just that. “God’s means of delivering us from sin is not by making us stronger and stronger, but by […]

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Power Encounter

Power encounters are the clashing of the Kingdom of God and the kingdom of this world. Any system or force that must be overcome for the Gospel to be believed and received is a power encounter. Jairus, a ruler of the Synagogue, vs. 41-42. He was a recognized and respected leader of the community, a […]

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Power Encounter

Power encounters are the clashing of the Kingdom of God and the kingdom of this world. In Luke 8, there are four such encounters, and in each case, Jesus illustrates His power and authority over them. Across the lake from Galilee, v. 26: A demon-possessed man, v. 27; His description, vs. 27-29; What we learn […]

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Think on These Things

We need to…awaken the wonder of God; …possess the attitude of Christ; …access God’s view so we can see the big picture; …consider our daily actions and their impact and influence on all who we interact with; …align our goals with God’s goals.     Today we add one more component to the WOW Factor […]

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Keeping the Wonder Alive

If we want to activate the WOW Factor in our life, it begins with our attitude; possessing the attitude of Christ as illustrated by Paul in Philippians 2:1-4. His attitude clarifies our view so that we can begin to see the big picture. Here are a couple more things we can do to experience the […]

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The WOW Factor

What is needed today to bring fresh life into the church and to give us a platform to impact and influence our community is to awaken the wonder for our God. How do we do this? The letter of Philippians provides us with the answers. In these four short chapters, we learn about the WOW […]

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The WOW! Factor

Ware a people who wander… We need to be a people who wonder! The wonder of God is that moment of spiritual awakening that makes us curious to know God more. God invites us to look up, open our eyes to the wonder all around us, and seize the opportunity to encounter Him. We need […]

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