Quote from Walt Whitman

It is hard to find a Christian who doesn’t know allot about God. We have plenty of information about Him. Ironically, it is almost as hard to find a Christian who can tell you of a recent encounter WITH God. My point is that there is a difference between knowing about God and knowledge OF […]

What is the difference between fruits and gifts?

Although this blog deals, in a new way, with the relationship in the Christian life between character and giftedness, it might be helpful to read my last blog before reading this one. In it, I suggest that the Christian walk is an act of balance between advancing our Christlike character on one hand and our […]

What do you think about supernatural evangelism on mission trips?

“I took a team to Murmansk to do an outreach with the brand-new Youth with a Mission base there. We arrived in Moscow the day that Yeltsin was facing the attempted coup in Red Square. It was a very exciting time to say the least.

What about supernatural power and holiness?

In this blog I will explore the relationship between character and giftedness. Another way of describing it would be “the relationship between supernatural power and holiness”. Yet another way of expressing the issue is to differentiate between the fruits of the Holy Spirit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Let’s Talk about Supernatural Evangelism to the Occult Community

“Many years ago, while in the first bloom of our new experience of the supernatural power of God, our city was hosting an annual psychic fair. Psychics and mediums, witches and warlocks, gurus and mystics all came together to spend three days advertising their powers. It was no small fair. It filled one of our […]

Let’s talk about the supernatural impartation of the gift of teaching

I was an evangelical intellectual. My Christian formation after making Jesus my Lord at the age of 28 was through the influence of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, an intellectual lot in the best sense of the word. I had no interest in, or understanding of, the Holy Spirit, beyond that He was the spooky part of […]