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BEEN BURNED BY SIN?

One day when I was a young child, I was standing by an outdoor bonfire and noticed a potato sack that was burned in the fire. The way it burned, the ashes had maintained the shape of the sack, and the sack appeared still to be intact. Because of my childlike curiosity, I was fascinated that the sack appeared to be unaffected by the fire. Intrigued to learn, I reached out my hand and took hold of the sack in an attempt to understand why it wasn’t touched by the fire. What I didn’t realize was that it had been consumed in the fire and was blazing hot. I was burned instantly and fiercely in a way … READ MORE...

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THE KEY OF DAVID

Speaking to the apostle John, Jesus said that He “has the key of David” (Rev. 3:7). Other than Isaiah 22:22, this is the only place in the Bible that mentions “the key of David,” and therefore there … READ MORE...

Wilderness

EXPLOITS EVEN IN THE WILDERNESS

When God brought the nation of Israel from Egypt to the border of Canaan, they didn’t believe that they could overcome the giants in the land. Because of their unbelief, God sent them into the wilderness to wander for forty years. God’s purpose in the … READ MORE...

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A GIFT WITHOUT GIMMICKS

Something happened to me on June 30, 2014 that I’ve got to tell you about. Making my way homeward from a weekend trip, I was on the shuttle bus that transports passengers from the Kansas City airport to the long-term parking lot. I had earned some free … READ MORE...

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JOB THE PIONEER

The following is an excerpt from Pain, Perplexity and Promotion. As the first book of the Bible written, Job becomes a precedent-setting book.  When the Holy Spirit prepared to inspire Holy Scripture, He calculated very purposefully how He would direct its … READ MORE...

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TRAVEL UPDATE

Every week I post updates on my travel blog, which you can view from the main navigation bar of this blog.  If you're interested in staying up-to-date with my traveling ministry, you can check back weekly for updates.  Click here to view updates from all my … READ MORE...

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NEW FILM – I AM WITH YOU

Two years after my debilitating vocal injury, I found myself in the darkest place of my life, groping for answers and reaching desperately to touch the hem of Jesus' garment. It was there, in my darkest hour, that the Lord gave me a sign of His nearness and … READ MORE...