Category: 2019

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Is Jesus A Doormat?

Melody Kinzer | Lewisburg, Tennessee Recently my niece asked, “Was Jesus a doormat? I mean, by society’s standard?” My father’s recent passing had awakened questions in several of our younger family members who have not yet made a complete commitment to serving Christ. My first, gut reaction was a resounding, “No!” However, as the Holy …

The Person

Ana Weathers | Westmoreland, Tennessee There have been seasons in my life where I felt the presence of Jesus tangibly, more intimately than ever before; times when I have said, “I’ve never felt closer to God than I do right now.” In those seasons, I’m fully confident in His goodness, His faithfulness, and His promises. …

Why Fasting?

Michelle Brooks-Young | Lebanon, Tennessee “Whatever you do, don’t stand up for that!” My then five-year-old daughter was astounded. A few moments before, our pastor had asked each family to commit to a two-week fast. Bethany had leaned in close, cupped her tiny hand around my ear, and whispered, “What does that mean?” I attempted …

Benefits of Biblical Fasting

Dr. Fred A. Lawson | Cleveland, Tennessee The Scriptures seem to suggest that God honors fasting when performed as a token of deep and sincere dedication. It is a biblical way to truly humble ourselves in the sight of God. Fasting and prayer can restore the loss of the “first love” for our Lord and …

Unlock The Power of God In Your Life

Darren Schalk | Cleveland, Tennessee While my wife Kristi and I were serving as associate pastors at a church in Georgia, we had a special service with a very well-known and respected minister. The man was much older but still very vibrant and highly sought after. I was excited to have him at our church …

A Word From My Daughter

James Marler II | Cleveland, Tennessee I wish it had not been my daughter. You see, the moment I tell you that this story involves my daughter, you will read it and think, “He’s embellishing that.” I affirm that I am not. This conversation is burned into my brain. Some of you are going to …

Christian Stewardship

Bishop Rupert Neblett | National Overseer Panama In 2010, the Church of God of Prophecy adopted VISION 2020, emphasizing the importance of prayer, leadership development, and the importance of focusing our efforts towards the harvest as the key pillars for missionary work in 135 countries in the world where our church is present. In 2016, …

The LORD Is My Shepherd

Psalm 23 is universally loved because of its comforting message. When you read into the Hebrew wording, the message really comes alive.

Pursue the Holy Spirit: The Word of God Shows the Way

Stetson Harper | Charlestown, Indiana     The Word of God has the power to propel us to the greatest outpouring of the Holy Spirit we have ever seen. According to God’s infallible Word, we have been given all power and authority to run into the darkness with the anointing of the Spirit and declare Jesus is …

Discovering Who You Are In Christ

When God chooses us, and we accept His invitation into the body of Christ, we go through a metamorphosis like a butterfly.