Years ago, when an everyday person could code a website, I did a lot of work on my earliest website. I spent countless hours of work, to be honest. The work needed to be done; the old code interfered with new systems. The old code was sloppy, resulting in a need for a complete reorganisation […]
Keep it Short and to the Point
For the most part, Jesus’ prayers were short and to the point when he healed, forgave or delivered someone. His most prolonged prayers were heard only by his closest companions. (John 13-17) Perhaps I should write a book, “Caveman Prayers” by Katherine Walden. “Heart, be at peace!” “Arm, be healed!” “Forgive me, Jesus.” “Jesus, Iowa […]
Last Man Standing? Is It Time to Bow Before the King?
On July 31 2022, the usual 10:30 am church service at Bethel Church in Redding, California, was invaded by the holiness of the presence of the Lord. No one preached a sermon. There was very little interaction beyond the worship, and it was powerful. It was spontaneous, and yet the Lord had a plan. For […]
Warning – Don’t Pet Your Peeve
I know that I joke about having a lot of pet peeves. However, I have a pretty good sense of humour. And so, I usually allow trivial pet peeves to wash off of me with nothing more than a shrug and perhaps the opportunity to share a bit of a chuckle. Saying that, I’d still […]
Is It Time to Clean Your Soul’s Eyeglasses?
I felt the Lord say, “Clean your soul’s eyeglasses!” I have at least five pairs of reader eyeglasses hanging around my apartment. Most days, the majority of these eyeglasses could do with a good cleaning. Most days, they will be haphazardly cleaned by a rub against my shirt. I do realize that this stop-gap measure […]
Effective Ministry is Born from an Authentic Heart
Before you rule yourself out as not being in ministry, let’s get this out of the way. We are all called to minister to our families, friends, neighbours, city, and nations. Let’s get another thing out of the way. God is not waiting for you to morph into your favourite pastor or teacher before He […]