Are You Afraid of the Dark?

“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven” Matthew 5:14-16 (NIV). It used to be common for young people to say, “Get your … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Your “Esther Moment”

“For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this” (Esther 4:14)? Ever since God called me into ministry, prophets and ministers have prophesied, seemingly randomly, to me that I have the “Esther favor.” They would … [Read more...]

Prophetic Word: Trusting the Process

For the last four to six weeks, I’ve closely watched the construction of a water tower in a neighborhood I drive through every morning. I watched the men erect the concrete cylinder, seal it and work on the tank that would become the top of the tower. However, the freshly painted tank didn’t start out on top of the construction. It started at the base. The white tank used to surround the base of … [Read more...]