• A Personal Story My friend Mette has the gifting of prophecy and preaching. When she speaks truth or reads scripture, it’s like God has placed a megaphone in her vocal chords. In other words, His power flows through her with authority and volume when she is His mouthpiece. One day at

  • Strategies for Reclaiming the Land The book of Joshua is about reclaiming the land of Canaan (Israel) that was given to Abram and the Israelites in the book of Genesis. After 400 years of serving as slaves in Egypt, God sent Moses to free the Israelites and return them to Canaan.

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    Strategy Against the Invisible Enemy Strategy in battle is key. Not only do we battle an invisible enemy, but we battle with invisible forces. We can also battle from a place of victory.  In Exodus 17:8-13, the Amalekite army attacked the Israelites as they were journeying through the

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    We serve a God who never loses a battle. He is victorious. Always.  Though it appears we have no control over this invisible enemy, let me reassure you – we, as God’s children, have control in ways we do not realize. We have spiritual authority to defeat this enemy and we have weapons

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    Forward Movement If you are going through a season of brokenness, seeking healing and wholeness, keep moving forward. Forward doesn’t always look the way you think it should. Sometimes you take a step forward and retreat two steps because the world looks unsafe and risky. This is

  • As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart. Proverbs 27:19 I’ve been thinking a lot about grace; a five-letter word that reaches to the depths of the earth and the heights of the heavens. It’s readily available, yet we have trouble grasping it. How can we be the

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    Wonder … May It Be Unto Me … This time of year not only brings a celebration of the birth of Jesus, it also takes me to the heart of Mary, the earthly mother of Jesus. In Luke 1:30, the angel of the Lord said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God.

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    Cultivating a Heart of Gratitude Scripture says we are to cultivate a heart of gratitude. Rather than thinking about the things we don’t have, we can train our hearts to thank God for what we do have. Shelter, food, clothing, jobs, health, etc. But how? I have learned the secret of

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    From the Beginning Years ago, when I wanted a broader view of God, I read the Bible, beginning in Genesis, looking for treasures of truth. Throughout my youth, my reading and Bible study had been in the New Testament, so I assumed the Old Testament no longer applied. After all, it was

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