3 Things the Church Is Full Of But Won’t Get Us Into The Kingdom

Famed Hollywood director, Cecile B. DeMille, owned a personal retreat in the Angeles Forest. It was later owned by actress Julie Andrews who then donated it to become a placement and school for… Continue reading

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7 Twitter Flaws and 8 Facebook Mistakes Made in Debating Scripture

1) Internal Logic The first test of a theology is its ability to answer all the scriptural issues, but this is not the final test. The first time I ran into this was… Continue reading

The Promise that You Can Change

The Biblical pathway from where we are to where God wants us to be; a condensed study of this path is found in the opening verses of Christ’s sermon on the mount, in… Continue reading

Cancer: The Happiest Time of Her Life

Part One of “Recovering Joy” And these things we write to you that your joy may be full. 1 John 1:4 One It was the time of the yearly cancer walk, when people… Continue reading

Calvary Training Returns in October

Beginning in October, I will begin posting regularly again at calvarytraining.org and leading online prayer events through our Revival Call project.  If you are new to Calvary Training, this would be a good… Continue reading

The Conflict in God’s Will

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Shakespeare, Hamlet Let’s replace the word “philosophy” with “theology”.  The Bible is greater than your theology. God… Continue reading

Fear and Death in China

They call today the Chinese Halloween.  More officially, it is the Ghost Festival.  People heading home from work will be reminded, “If you hear your name called behind you, don’t turn around.”  The… Continue reading

Maps (of Revival)

with my apologies to Maroon 5 I miss the taste of abundant life I miss the conversation I’m searching for a change tonight An eternal transformation I remember when I had it all… Continue reading

Rude (New Church)

with apologies to Magic!   Sunday morning jumped out of bed And put on my best suit Got in my car and started to search for a new church. Walked through the door… Continue reading

Friends in High Places

With my apologies to Garth Brooks Blame it all on the truth In a leather-bound book That ruined our torrid affair. I sat in the pew Repented of you ‘Cause I found the… Continue reading